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Ascent to Kilimanjaro-Gilmans Point on 2006-10-26

Climber: Hendrik White

Others in Party:Two friends.
Date:Thursday, October 26, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Point Reached:Kilimanjaro - Gilmans Point
    Location:Tanzania
    Elevation:5895 m / 19341 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Kili was my first mountain. I was not prepearde and did not know what to expect. The guids, I think, took us up to fast. But now I know what hipoxia is like.

Lesson learned; plan anny ascent even if it's Kili.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3926 m / 12878 ft
    Elevation Loss:0 m / 0 ft
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Guide, Porters, Hut Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3926 m / 12878 ft
    Route:Marangu Route
    Trailhead:Kilimanjaro National Park  1969 m / 6463 ft
    Time Up:2 Days 19 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 m / 0 ft
    Route:Marangu
    Trailhead:Gilmans Point  5895 m / 19341 ft
    Time Down:1 Days 5 Hours 30 Minutes



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