Most Kilimanjaro climbers don’t arrive at the actual summit before sunrise. Most of them are very, very close to the top, within a few hundred yards (that could take an hour) or somewhere near Stella’s Point or Gilliman’s Point. These two bad-ass New Yorkers are sitting up the top, waiting […]
Julie O’Keeffe submitted this picture of herself at Uhuru Peak on the morning of July 29, 2006. Congratulations Julie! Here is Julie’s advice on making it to the summit: “I may not be the best person to ask for advice on making it to the summit because I struggled. I […]
Could someone in a wheelchair make it up Kilimanjaro was a questions that I received today. Well, to be honest, I haven’t seen it or heard of it before, but Kilimanjaro is one of the mountains where can do about anything. At the least, I think if you took the […]
Mayor KilimanjaroMt. Kilimanjaro does strange things to people. Symbolically, anywhere in the world, climbing an enormous mountain like Kilimanjaro represents a Herculean task, creating many skeptics that the human body can climb to the highest point in Africa. I have heard many Kilimanjaro climbers say that when they told their […]
Name: Carrie Age: 24 State in the US: Colorado Route up the mountain: Machame How many days: 10 Number of people in your group: 17, I think What was your reason for deciding to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro? It was really the opportunity of a lifetime. I didn’t know when it […]
Name: Jonathan Age: 26 State in the US: Colorado Route up the mountain: Machame How many days: 8 Number of people in your group: 17 What was your reason for deciding to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro? So many reasons. Because it’s there, because the snow at the top will (reportedly) be […]
Brian Gallagher poses for his picture at Uhuru Peak on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, East Africa.
On the first sunrise of 2006, on the top of the highest mountain in Africa, more than 20 BootsnAll members successfully made it to Kilimanjaro’s summit, Uhuru Peak. It was a tough grueling climb — one that had been planned and discussed for almost a year — but in the […]
Sean Householder is an only child born in Columbus, Ohio. He moved several times in his youth, living in various locations in Ohio, Indiana, and Arizona. During this time he and his family traveled to most states east of the Mississippi River, Canada, and Mexico. He pursued a degree in […]
Adria Walters, 31 I’m a travel nurse that has spent the last 8 years in the Wasatch mountains and redrock country of Utah. I love the outdoors through activities and photography, and love life through my family and friends. Good food and wine don’t hurt either.