Sept 21, 2022 – IMG’s Kilimanjaro team departed Moshi this morning for the trailhead, connected with their climbing team, and began their climb through the forested lowlands surrounding Kilimanjaro. arriving in the evening at Machame Camp at nearly 10,000 ft. The team is feeling great and moving well, getting ready for their first night on […]
100 % on the Summit of Kilimanjaro
July 25, 2022 – IMG guide Phunuru Sherpa reports that the team had a beautiful climb to the true summit of Kilimanjaro today. They started from Barafu (about 15,000 feet) at midnight and reached Uhuru Peak at 6:30, just in time for sunrise. The descent also went smoothly, with time for a nice rest back […]
Kilimanjaro Team getting ready to climb!
July 23, 2022 IMG guide Phunuru Sherpa reports that the weather has been excellent the last few days and that the trek has been going very smoothly, with everyone doing well. This is a critical part of the Kili climb, with 3 successive nights at about 13,000 feet (Shira Camp, Barancco Camp, and Karanga Camp). […]
July Kilimanjaro Team reaches Machame Camp
IMG lead guide Phunuru Sherpa reports that everyone arrived to Tanzania in good shape, with all their luggage. Now, with all their traveling finished, it’s time to have some fun! Our team had a great first day on the trail today, moving up through the forest zone to the Machame Camp, at about 9500 feet. […]
June 28, 2022 – Phunuru called to report the team had a beautiful summit this morning from Uhuru Peak, the top of Kilimanjaro, and a smooth descent back to the Barafu Camp. Now they are packing up and will continue their descent down to the Mweka Camp, near the treeline. And, after a well-deserved rest, […]
Kilimanjaro climbers ready to climb
The last two days have been great acclimatization for the team, with successive nights at 13,000 feet. Yesterday they left Barranco Camp and climbed the Barranco “wall” which is steep trail where you need to “use your hands” in a couple places. Then, they traversed below the Southern Glaciers to the Karanga Valley Camp at […]
Kili climbers reach Barranco Camp
Today was a gorgeous day of trekking for our custom Kili team. Phunuru Sherpa reports that the weather was excellent and the team was able to reach Lava Tower Camp at 4600m in time for lunch, before dropping down into the Barranco Valley and the camp at 13,000 ft. Along the way they were treated […]
Kilimanjaro is getting bigger!
IMG guide Phunuru Sherpa reports that our Custom Kili team had a good day today, climbing up to the Shira Camp on the Shira Plateau. They were in and out of the clouds as they left the forest and climbed up through the moorland bushes and shrubs, increasingly localized to areas where sufficient water exists […]
Custom Kilimanjaro team is on the way!
IMG guide Phunuru Sherpa reports from Kilimanjaro that our custom Kili team have begun their climb. Yesterday they drove from Moshi up through the coffee and tea plantations to the Machame Gate (about 6000 ft) where they checked in with the Park Service and showed their permits. Then, with our crew of local Chagga guides […]
Join us Overseas in 2022
The world is finally starting to travel again, and the recent news that USA will no longer require a Covid test for travelers returning home will make things even easier. The following 2022 IMG International programs are CONFIRMED to run! Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu – June 20, June 29 Kilimanjaro – June […]