Video – To the Roof of Africa
 Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
 Located in Tanzania in  Eastern Africa Highest mountain in Africa Tallest free-standing  mountain in the world,  reach...
 Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
Aug 18 /        Aug 19 /         Aug 20 /                  Aug 26 / Sept 8          Sept 9           Sept 10              ...
 Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
 “Machame,” also known as the  “The Whiskey Route”, is a great  climb up the mountain’s face 6 day climb, offering more ...
Ringo is a locally run, sociallyresponsible trekking companywith experience leading HBS groups               Included in o...
Day 1                      Day 2                      Day 3                    Day 4•   9:30am – Leave     •       6:30am ...
 Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
 Footwear    2-4 pairs woolen socks & liner socks    Gaiters (optional but helpful) Clothing                          ...
 Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
 Three major ways to train for the trek:   Run (faster, shorter runs and longer, slower runs)   Moderate strength train...
 Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
Flights                   $1,600 (approximate)Climb1                    $1,180Equipment                 up to $1400Visa fe...
Price per   Required   Total              Item             item      quantity    cost                                LinkW...
Price per   Required    Total           Item                item      quantity     cost                               Link...
Climbing Kili 2012
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Climbing Kili 2012

  1. 1. Video – To the Roof of Africa
  2. 2.  Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
  3. 3.  Located in Tanzania in Eastern Africa Highest mountain in Africa Tallest free-standing mountain in the world, reaching 19,340 ft “Kilimanjaro” is derived from Swahili; its translation is “Mountain of Greatness” A great climb for all adventurers, and requires no technical training
  4. 4.  Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
  5. 5. Aug 18 / Aug 19 / Aug 20 / Aug 26 / Sept 8 Sept 9 Sept 10 Sept 16 Shower, Arrive JRO, Depart JRO, Depart US overnight 6 day climb Arrive US next in Moshi day
  6. 6.  Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
  7. 7.  “Machame,” also known as the “The Whiskey Route”, is a great climb up the mountain’s face 6 day climb, offering more opportunity for acclimatization Most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro Designated campsites along the trail with basic outhouses
  8. 8. Ringo is a locally run, sociallyresponsible trekking companywith experience leading HBS groups Included in our trek:  Park fees ($680 per trekker)  Airport transfer and hotel in Moshi  Camping fees  Guides, porters, and cook fees  3 meals a day + snacks  Camping equipment  Tanzania government taxes  Certificate of successful completion *~$1,180 per trekker
  9. 9. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4• 9:30am – Leave • 6:30am – Wake-up • 6:30am – Wake-up • 6:30am – Wake-up hotel • 9 am – Begin climb • 9 am – Begin climb • 9:30 am – Begin• 12 pm – Begin climb • 1:30 pm – Arrive • 2:00 pm – Arrive climb second camp Camp 3 (3900 m) • 11:30 am – Baranku• 5:30 pm – Arrive wall (4200 m) • 2 – 5.30 pm – first camp Acclimatization • 1 pm – Karangu climb (4600 m) camp (3900 m) • 2 - 5 pm – Acclimatization hike (to 4500 m) Day 5 Day 6 Day 7• 7 am – Wake-up • 12 am – Begin Climb • 6:30am – Wake-up• 9 am – Begin • 8 am – Reach • 11:30 am – arrive climb summit back at gate• 2 pm – Barafu • 11:30 am – Barafor camp (4600 m) camp• 2 – 4 pm – • 11:30 – 1:30 – nap Acclimatization • 2 – 5 pm – Mveka hike (4,800 m) (3,100 m)• 11 pm – Wake-up for climb
  10. 10.  Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
  11. 11.  Footwear  2-4 pairs woolen socks & liner socks  Gaiters (optional but helpful) Clothing Worst case  Shorts / t-shirts, thermal underwear scenario…buying Outer Layers everything on this list:  Windproof / waterproof jacket ~$1,400 Polar fleece  Waterproof pants But you can rent for  Heavy gloves, balaclava, winter hat much cheaper from the Climbing Equipment Outdoors Club, and  Cold weather sleeping bag consider borrowing from  Sleeping pad friends!  Daypack & larger pack  Headlamp  Nalgene / Camelbak water bottles *Detailed costs & REI  Walking stick (optional but helpful) links in Appendix
  12. 12.  Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
  13. 13.  Three major ways to train for the trek:  Run (faster, shorter runs and longer, slower runs)  Moderate strength training  Climb nearby mountains to get exposure
  14. 14.  Overview Travel Schedule The Climb Equipment Fitness / Preparation Tentative Budget
  15. 15. Flights $1,600 (approximate)Climb1 $1,180Equipment up to $1400Visa fee $50 (non-US), $100 (US)Miscellaneous $600Total up to $48001 A 20% climb fee due during booking
  16. 16. Price per Required Total Item item quantity cost LinkWater-resistant hiking Womens http://www.rei.com/product/706758boots $200.00 1 $200.00 Mens http://www.rei.com/product/780835Woolen socks $12.00 4 $48.00 http://www.rei.com/product/638456Liner socks $12.00 4 $48.00 http://www.rei.com/product/806483Gaiters (OPTIONAL) $30.00 1 $30.00 http://www.rei.com/product/769568Shorts & t-shirts N/A N/A $0.00 N/ARegular underwear N/A N/A $0.00 N/AThermal underwear Womens http://www.rei.com/product/802289(polypropylene) $32.00 1 $32.00 Mens http://www.rei.com/product/802275Windproof / waterproof Womens http://www.rei.com/product/801594jacket (-10 to -25 deg. C) $250 1 $250.00 Mens http://www.rei.com/product/801516 Womens http://www.rei.com/product/785277Polar fleece $100 1 $100.00 Mens http://www.rei.com/product/785046 Womens http://www.rei.com/product/801619Waterproof pants $150 1 $150.00 Mens http://www.rei.com/product/785738 Womens http://www.rei.com/product/801380Heavy gloves $65 1 $65.00 Mens http://www.rei.com/product/786711Balaclava $35 1 $35.00 http://www.rei.com/product/784560Winter hat $30 1 $30.00 http://www.rei.com/product/703274
  17. 17. Price per Required Total Item item quantity cost LinkCold weather sleeping bag(sub-zero Celsius) $150 1 $150.00 http://www.rei.com/product/763629Sleeping pad $100 1 $100.00 http://www.rei.com/product/778152Daypack for layers / lunch(750 - 1000 cubic inches) $80 1 $80.00 http://www.rei.com/product/796242Larger pack for clothing(carried by porters) N/A N/A $0.00 N/AHeadlamp + extra set ofbatteries $40.00 1 $40.00 http://www.rei.com/product/807913Nalgene / Camelbak waterbottles N/A N/A $0.00 N/AWalking stick / ski pole(OPTIONAL) $60.00 1 $60.00 http://www.rei.com/product/728693Total Cost (ifpurchase all items) ~$1400

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