2016 Kilimanjaro Hike


Kilimanjaro Attempt Getting Close

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May 2016

Kilimanjaro Attempt Getting Close

Hiking up Mt. Kilimanjaro, I’m not completely sure what I was thinking when I signed up, but there’s no turning back now.  With preparations finalized we brought our fearless guide Victor out to camp to discuss all of the details of the hike.  Victor did a great job making it sound easier than it is going to be, “day three we’ll go up a bit and...

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Mental Preparation

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Apr 2016

Mental Preparation

As the trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro gets closer and closer, I have shifted some of my physical training to mental training.  The more I read, the more I understand how critical it is to be as mentally prepared for the adventure as it is to be physically prepared.  Some of my mental preparation has included walking up the hills 5 miles, walking back to camp...

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Kilimanjaro Prep Equals Rogue Beer

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Apr 2016

Kilimanjaro Prep Equals Rogue Beer

Kilimanjaro prep continues, my very precious cargo arrived safely from the United States.  Packed every so carefully by my buddy Josh, who wrapped each bottle of beer in bubble wrap and gave them each their own ziplock bag.  As I started planning for my expedition up Kilimanjaro, I started thinking of items that would help motivate me to reach the summit.  Then it struck me,...

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March 23rd and my first Kilimanjaro Post

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Mar 2016

March 23rd and my first Kilimanjaro Post

It’s been months since my last blog post.  The flying in Kenya has been great, sometimes monotonous, but always beautiful.  This thread of blog posts is not going to be about flying at all.  As the title gives away, I’m going to be hiking up Mount Kilimanjaro in June 2016 and I thought it would be a good idea to chat about it along the...

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