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Upcoming Training Hikes

Upcoming Training Hikes

Kilimanjaro Training Schedule - Melbourne Group - Feb-May 2019 Subject to bushfires and other natural disasters, below is a draft training schedule. All treks will continue even if it's raining (good practice for Kili!), but not when the trek could be dangerous, or in...

Climb for Kids 2020

Climb for Kids 2020

Are you ready to climb?We're excited to announce our upcoming 2020 adventure!Are you ready to join us on the adventure of a lifetime?

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 6 Uhuru Peak

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 6 Uhuru Peak

Start Time Hiking Duration Altitude 9am 4hrs 5,895 A little over 3hrs after reaching Stella Point, our slow shuffle finally brings us to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa, at 5,895m, or 19,341f. First summitted in 1899 by Hans Meyer, the crater inside Kibo was...

Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

Jambo! Arriving in Arusha, Tanzania in a late March afternoon, we saw for the first time in nearly 18 months the ‘Beast’ that was ahead of us, rising majestically from the plains of Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro itself. The southern face of Kilimanjaro has much more...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 7 Millenium Camp To Mweka Gate

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 7 Millenium Camp To Mweka Gate

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 7am 5hrs 3,802m 1,656m After what seems like the best nights sleep everyone has ever had, we awaken to the sounds of birds and our guides and porters preparing for the final day and our last short hike down the...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 6 Stella Point To Millenium Camp

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 6 Stella Point To Millenium Camp

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 8am 6hrs 5,731m 3,802m Returning to Stella Point from Uhuru Peak, we turn south and virtually slide down the side of the mountain over two kilometers of scree - loose shale, stones and pebbles that provide an...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 6 School Hut To Stella Point

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 6 School Hut To Stella Point

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 11pm 10hrs 4,706m 5,731m After an early dinner and brief sleep, we awake at 11pm for a light 'breakfast' before starting our final climb towards the summit of Kilimanjaro. Our guides brief the team on what was...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 5 3rd Cave Camp To School Hut

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 5 3rd Cave Camp To School Hut

tart Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 7am 6hrs 3,944m 4,706m From the dry lava streams of 3rd Cave Camp, we slowly make our way up towards School Hut campsite. A shorter hike than normal, as we will begin our summit later this evening. The School...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 4 Moir Hut To 3rd Cave Camp

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 4 Moir Hut To 3rd Cave Camp

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 7am 8hrs 4,161m 3,944m We continue our trek easterly around the northern side of Kilimanjaro, making our way slowly up and down countless ravines and valleys, on our way to the 3rd Cave Camp. Situated on the...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 3 Shira 1 Camp To Moir Hut

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 3 Shira 1 Camp To Moir Hut

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 7am 5hrs 3,497m 4,161m As we begin our hike around the northern side of Kilimanjaro, close to the Kenyan border, we climb ever higher, leaving the grasslands and entering a rocky plateau as we approach Moir Hut...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 2 Mti Mkubwa To Shira 1 Camp

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 2 Mti Mkubwa To Shira 1 Camp

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 7am 5hrs 3,011m 2497m Continuing to walk east, we cross the Shira Plateau on our way to our next camp. The forest makes way for a more barren landscape, interspersed with bushes and small trees. Just as we...

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 1 Lemosho Gate To Mti Mkubwa

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Northern Route Day 1 Lemosho Gate To Mti Mkubwa

Start Time Hiking Duration Start Altitude Finish Altitude 2pm 4hrs 2,394m 2,785m After a 4 hour drive from Arusha to the Lemosho Gate, we meet our guides and porters and begin to organize our packs and gear for the start of the adventure. We begin a short, but...

Kilimanjaro 2015 The Lemosho Route

Kilimanjaro 2015 The Lemosho Route

The Lemosho Route The Lemosho Route is widely considered to be the best route on Mount Kilimanjaro. Lemosho, a relatively new route, is favoured due to its beauty, remoteness and success rate. Our adventure in March 2015 took us on the "Northern Circuit" variation,...

Kilimanjaro 2015 Ascent To The Summit

Kilimanjaro 2015 Ascent To The Summit

We'll be departing from an altitude of 4,681m, climbing to the peak of 5,895m, where the temperature is likely to be as cold as -18°C to -29°C (0°F to -15°F) The final climb will be in pitch dark, zig-zagging our way from the camp to Gilman's Point, hopefully in time...

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