- Kick-off for Kili
- The scenic route up Kilimanjaro
- Last of the ‘easy’ days as going gets tougher but home comforts help
- One foot in front of the other all the way to Uhuru Peak (and down)
Day Four: Shira Two camp (3,810m/12,500ft) to Baranco Hut (3,950m/13,106ft)
“Day four! Half way done”. This is the first line in my notebook that I wrote in my tent knackered after quite a day climbing to Lava Tower. And on the Kilimanjaro tour company website, it’s described as the “last of the ‘easy days’”. Easy days?!
Despite the claims of an ‘easy day’ it was going to be one of the longest days and the peak altitude would take us above 14K feet for the first time. With the landscape changing the paths widened as well and we found ourselves less single-file.Continue reading