Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

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Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by WanderingJim » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:40 pm

Well, I fly to Tanzania on Saturday.

After a few days to recover from the flights and adjust to the new time zone, a 4 day climb of Mt Meru awaits.

Which is a warmup for a 8 day trek up Kilimanjaro.

Thankfully, I don't have to carry all my gear on these treks. :)


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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by glenmiz » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:36 am

Good luck!
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Post by jbealer » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:31 am

Best of luck! i would love to go back for mt Meru.

check out my TR from March if you need any last min things to think about.

Enjoy every moment of it, i LOVED my time there.

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Post by WanderingJim » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:56 pm

jbealer wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:31 am
check out my TR from March if you need any last min things to think about.
Thanks. I think I read it a while back, but I'll review it again just in case.
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Post by WanderingJim » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:28 pm

Success!!

Weather was a bit off and on, but I successfully summited Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro!!

I'll post a full report and photo links when I can go through the thousands of photos I took (just got back to California yesterday).
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by ZNixon » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:31 pm

Awesome job, man! Congrats on the achievement!

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Post by glenmiz » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:50 pm

Congratulations! Looking forward to the report.
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Post by HikerGuy » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:50 pm

Congrats!!
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Post by Dan_Suitor » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:50 pm

Congratulations! Looking forward to the report. I hope to do Kilimanjaro next year and any good beta would be great!.
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by Will_E » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:02 pm

Nice work!
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by jbealer » Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:17 am

Well done on both summits! looks like a lot more snow then when i was there in March!
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by Klad24 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:39 am

Nicely done. Which route did you take? I'm planning to go in September and was leaning toward Lemosho.
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