Climbing Kilimanjaro: Karanga Camp, Barafu Camp and climbing to the Uhuru Peak

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Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

Elevation: 3860 to 4200 meters
Time: 4 hours

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American journalist from Russia Today TV flying Russian flag

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Кто круче?

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Piles of rock shows the way

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One step at a time. Elevation is quite high and many people have altitude sickness.

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It looks more like a desert than a mountain.

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Finally we got to Barafu Hut Camp.

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Porters are cheap and plenty so they carry heavy duty gas cartridge.

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Barafu camp

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Air pressure is only 20% of the air at sea level. You can see what happens to packages.

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Day 6: Summit of Mt. Kilimajaro (Uhuru Peak)

Elevation: 4600 to 5895
Time: 11 hours

Ready for summit

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SUMMIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mawenza Peak

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Barafu Hut on descend

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As you go down you can feel that it’s much easier to breath

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It takes five black people to get one white person to the top. Three porters, one cook and one guide

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Finish!!! We did it!!!

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