June 27, 2012
IMG guide Eben Reckord reports that our first summer season team is on the way to Machame Camp. For Kilimanjaro (3 degrees south of Equator) there is not really a summer and a winter, just two wet and two dry seasons a year (June-early Oct is one of the dry ones). There were some clouds this morning in Moshi, making a team photo in front of the real mountain impossible, so they used a mural at the hotel!
Today they will head to the Machame Gate, where they meet their porters and crew, before heading into the forest for a nice hike up to the Camp, located at about 10,000 feet at the timberline.