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Ascent of Kilimanjaro on 2010-01-06

Climber: Isaac Heckman

Date:Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kilimanjaro
    Location:Tanzania
    Elevation:5895 m / 19341 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Began hike on January 6th, 2010 about 12:30pm on the Marangu route and summitted after 2.75 days. Summitted on January 9th, 2010 at around 7am and blessed with a beautiful sun rise.

This climb was dedicated to Serving Others Worldwide and the first of the Seven Summits for Serving Others Worldwide - A Charity Climb for Children in need.

Descended from summit back to camp at 12,220. Made final decent and arrived back at trailhead before 4th day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4053 m / 13295 ft
    Distance:72 km / 44.7 mi
    Route:The Marangu Route
    Trailhead:Park Gate  1842 m / 6046 ft
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Hut Camp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Days 18 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Days 3 Hours 



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