Kili team safely back at Protea Hotel

The team left Horombo Hut this morning at 8am and arrived at Mandara Hut at around 11am where we had a great lunch.

Distance 11,7km
Descent : 1022m

Horombo Camp Site

Horombo Camp Site

We then hiked from Mandara Hut to Marangu Gate and arrived at around 2.30pm.

Distance : 7,6km
Descent : 800m

On the way down to Mandara

On the way down to Mandara

We are now back at the Protea Hotel enjoying some hot showers and preparing for an almighty celebration.

Arrival at Marangu Gate

Arrival at Marangu Gate

Marangu Gate HQ

Marangu Gate HQ

Loading our kit on the bus

Loading our kit on the bus

We have had very limited connectivity on Kilimanjaro, but over the next 24 hours we will post a full summit report as well as photos from summit day.

On the bus - Bush enjoying a Kilimanjaro" frosty

On the bus – Bush enjoying a Kilimanjaro” frosty

Back at Aishi Protea Hotel

Back at Aishi Protea Hotel

Best Regards

Kili Team

13 thoughts on “Kili team safely back at Protea Hotel

  1. Thank you for this wonderful information ! It’s always a worry having your loved ones so far away and not having contact with them! The daily info has kept me sane and prevented toooooo much worry. Thanks again and congratulations to each and every one of you who planned, organized and assisted this group to get to the top of Kili!!!!!!!

  2. Well done to you all, a fantastic achievement and I congratulate Holdsy & Degs especially. Enjoy the celebration.

  3. Have a fantastic evening celebrating your Victory..and have a well-deserved sleep&rest tonight;-) Well Done again to you all and a BIG THANKS to you Tony and all the guides for looking after the Team!! Lots of Love to you all:-)

  4. Oupa&Ouma: Ons is bly alles het goed afgeloop baie geluk ons is trots op julle prestasie mooi loop lekker partie ;xx

  5. To the most amazing BIG brothers in the World, Brian and Barry again you have shown what Simba neNyasha are able to do when put together. Nothing but love and respect for you guys. JS, Ray, Derek and the other Kili scalers, Guides and Organizers thank you for the memories and well done.

  6. Sossie and Gazza – you are amazing – what a team! I am so grateful that you guys have had this amazing opportunity together to climb the highest mountain in Africa – what an achievement. Enjoy your nice warm bed, breakfasts and hotel – wish we were there with you. Tony – what an incredible journey you have taken us all on – we feel as though we were right there! Can’t wait to see the photos from on top!
    Gaz and Sos – I love you!

  7. Dad and Sos – well done!!! we miss you- jasper and shadow tooo (especially shadow – he wishes he could have been climbing up the mountain with you)
    Toom and Joonx

  8. Mazel Tov Gaz and Sos – what an accomplishment – we’re in awe of our amazing cousins! Gaby, Avrohom, Shayna, Chaya, Sheva and Brocha

  9. Gary & Sara, well done guys, amazing achievement! And what a great birthday present Gary, happy birthday! We look forward to hearing all about it on your return. safe travels xxx

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