we are still here in Punta Arenas along with countless others who are also waiting.
Welcome to the world of big mountain climbing. Patience is the key. I woke from the warmth of my cozy bed around 7:30am. Our room has no heat, but lots of blankets on the bed. I wandered down for breakfast which was pretty much the same as yesterday with the addition of cans of Root [...]
Since I am madly packing today I thought I would share with you what one takes on an Antarctic expedition. Obviously it will be cold and remote so I need warm clothing that will keep me safe.
Climbing Mt. Vinson, providing that I make it to the top, will be my final summit of the “7 Summits.”
We don’t always get a chance to meet clients face to face and take time to chat. Well, we have such a chance coming up on August 23 and 24 at the Incentive Works show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Front Street. Please drop in to booth 915 if you’re in the area. [...]
August 1. We are now back in Moshi. The hike out of Kilimanjaro was great. Everyone recovered fast from summit night. The porters sang us wonderful songs on our last day together. Celebration dinner and summit certificates last night. Today tour of Moshi for shopping and lunch. Fly out late today. Great trip! Great team! [...]
July 30, 2011 Team Summit Life! has achieved 100% success on Kilimanjaro. It has been a long difficult day, we climbed through the night and crested Stella Point at 6 am to be rewarded with an amazing sunrise over Africa. We made it to Uhuru peak (the highest point in Africa at 19,340 feet) at [...]
July 29, 2011 A.M. It was a beautiful night last night. The sky was filled with countless stars with the ‘milky way’ streaking through the middle. It was 3 degrees in my tent last night. Everyone is strong and doing well this morning. As we prepare to depart for high camp, the plains of Africa [...]