October 2013

Mount Kilimanjaro; 5895m (19,341 ft)


It was midnight, and a cold wind picked up just as soon as we departed our camp. Would my six thermal layers keep me warm for the next twelve hours? At altitude, the chill sets in easily. Thirteen headlamps lit our trail, a dusty path with innumerable switchbacks. Quadriceps burned as we trudged upwards in […]

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