Trip details

Details of the trip : 

Mount Kilimanjaro fundraiser climb 

Lemosho Route - 11 days :

Sat Jan 18 - 2020 : Connect with flight to Kilmanjaro 
Sun Jan 19 - 2020 : Arrive Kilimanjaro Airport / Transfer to Hotel Tusker's Hotel in Moshi
Mon Jan 20 - 2020 : Orientation in Moshi Tusker's Hotel in Moshi 
Tue Jan 21 - 2020 : Mti Mkubwa Camp Climb - Camping 
WedJan 22 - 2020 : Shira Plateau Camp Climb - Camping
Thu Jan 23 - 2020 : Moir Camp Climb - Camping 
Fri Jan 24 - 2020 : Barranco Camp Climb - Camping 
Sat Jan 25 - 2020 : Karanga Camp Climb - Camping 
Sun Jan 26 - 2020 : Barafu Camp Climb - Camping 
Mon Jan 27- 2020 : The Summit!/Mweka Camp Climb - Camping 
Tue Jan 28 - 2020 : Descend to Mweka Gate / Moshi Hotel Tusker's Hotel in Moshi 
Wed Jan 29 - 2020 : Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport / Fly Out 
Thu Jan 30- 2020 : Arrive Home 

The Cost :

While this adventure of a lifetime is certainly priceless, the costs can be broken down as follows:

  • Tusker Trail - $4590 (U.S.)
  • Air fare, KLM - $2,200 (Canadian)
  • Climbing gear – up to $1500, depending on what you already have (some equipment also can be rented)
  • Tips (for porters) - $375 (U.S.)

As well, climbers are expected to raise a minimum of $5,000 each for PROCURE. Climbers may not fundraise to cover the cost of the trip.

The Climb

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Why climb Mount Kilimanjaro?
Simple – Hope & Cope wants to take cancer survivors and their supporters to the top of the world AND to show the world that while cancer may change you, it does not define you. We are going half-way around the world to kick cancer and we want YOU on our team.

The Mountain

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At 19,340 ft. Mount Kilimanjaro towers majestically over the African savanna. It is the highest free-standing mountain in the world, and as one of the coveted “Seven Summits”, is the highest mountain on the African continent.

The Route

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We will be taking the Kili 360 Northern Circuit route. This rarely trekked trail on the northern slope of the mountain offers spectacular views and its longer duration (9-10 days), allows climbers to acclimatize easier to the higher altitude. This makes the summit easier and more rewarding.

You will climb an average of 4-6 hours a day, except for the last day, when the push to the summit will take 9-11 hours.

The Outfitter - Tusker Trail

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Tusker Trail is one of the most respected names in the business, with 41 years of experience leading adventure travel expeditions throughout Africa. Their focus on climber safety means that 98% of climbers reach the top of the mountain. It also means that you can rest easy, knowing that should anything happen, you will be cared for by medically trained guides.

  • Tusker hires and trains its own highly skilled guides. Each year, guides are required to take and pass a physician approved high altitude medical training course.
  • Guides carry oxygen and perform medical checks twice daily
  • Tusker uses a higher ratio of guides and porters than other outfitters, ensuring that you are safe and well supported.
  • Tusker uses the best quality equipment
  • Porters carry most of your gear
  • The food is excellent – cooks are trained by chefs with the American Culinary Institute and most special diets can be accommodated (as long as notice is given in advance)

 

The Cost

While this adventure of a lifetime is certainly priceless, the costs can be broken down as follows:

  • Tusker Trail - $4590 (U.S.)
  • Air fare, KLM - $2,200 (Canadian)
  • Climbing gear – up to $1500, depending on what you already have (some equipment also can be rented)
  • Tips (for porters) - $375 (U.S.)

As well, climbers are expected to raise a minimum of $5,000 each for PROCURE. Climbers may not fundraise to cover the cost of the trip.


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2 days ago
$25
Normand Bond
Belle cause mon François. Bonne aventure!
5 days ago
$50
Beatrice Beugger
Profite de l'expérience!
5 days ago
$50
Laurent Jérôme
Bravo pour la cause et bonne ascension sur le toit de l'Afrique
5 days ago
$25
Denis Beauchamp
Bonne chance pour cette escalade
11 days ago
$40
Jean-Philippe Babeu
Ton dévouement est une inspiration. Merci de soutenir PROCURE au nom de tous les hommes qui y trouveront réconfort, réponses et entraide.

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