Twin Cities based WCCO, a CBS affiliate, interviewed Steve Hall of H2O for Life in advance of his climb up Mount Kilimanjaro. “I’ve been on the treadmill a lot, running on an incline just trying to get my legs under me,” Hall said. “It’s really a hike, not a dangerous or technical climb. As long […]
Posts for 2013
Today we went to an impact study after a great breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast, and yogurt. The impact study took place in Masai village, where we visited a school that has been using P&G water purifying packets. They welcomed us with an exciting dance and song along with their bright purple uniforms. One of […]
This morning I am going on a couple hr trek around the lodge grounds that is supposed to have some amazing trails. We will spend the remainder of the day resting/relaxing, going through orientation and gear packing and last check. We begin the climb tomorrow morning.
Today was the first official climb day. Melissa Arnot, our guide, gave us a 9 pm curfew last night with lights out by 930. I think most of us were well rested this morning at our 6 am breakfast. We then headed out for the long drive to where we would begin the climb. […]
I am hearing mixed reports from the other climbers about the sleep they had last night. I am in the camp that did not sleep very well. I am climbing day 2 on 4-5 hours of so-so sleep. After a fabulous breakfast and coffee hour, we began our trip from 9,000 ft to our destination […]
We started day 3 at 11,500 and the route we are taking will take us to 15,200 and then back down to 13,200 to sleep for the night. Our guides have told us that climbing high and then descending to sleep will be very helpful as our bodies acclimate to the altitude. This would be […]