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Photos from 8 day hike of Kilimanjaro, October 2010 - Lemosho route with Destination Tanzania Safaris

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Kilimanjarohike1

  1. 1. To the Roof of Africa: Hiking Kilimanjaro, 2010 Doug Johnson Part 1
  2. 2. Kilimanjaro • Highest mountain in Africa • 4th most prominent in the world • One of the “Seven Summits” • People die – HAPE/HACE
  3. 3. Multiple routes • Lemosho • Longest, least used • Most chance of success
  4. 4. Hotel in Arusha
  5. 5. On the way… an African massage
  6. 6. Day 1 Londorossi Gate to Forest Camp 7,800ft to 9,500ft 6 km - 4 hours - Rain Forest
  7. 7. Before you go - shots - altitude - cold - heat/sun 5 evacs per day
  8. 8. Faye Jason Me Justin Head Guide Evan Kim Mike
  9. 9. DAY 2 Forest Camp to Shira Camp 1 9,500ft to 11,500ft 8 km - 6 hours- Moorland
  10. 10. 5 climate zones 1. Rain forest 2. Heather 3. Moorland 4. Alpine desert 5. Arctic summit 1 degree C drop in temp for every 200 mt increase in altitude
  11. 11. White necked ravens Protea kilimandsahrica Impatiens
  12. 12. DAY 3 Shira Camp 1 to Moir Camp 11,500ft to 13,665 ft 10 km - 4 hours - Moorland
  13. 13. Lobelia
  14. 14. DAY 4 Moir Camp to Lava Tower 13,665 to 15,213 15 km - 4 hours - Semi Desert

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