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Must Read Kilimanjaro Story


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  • Added on: January 3rd, 2007
This should be a mandatory read for anyone thinking about climbing Kilimanjaro. I really like Ed's story and contemplation on life - and seeing death on the mountain.

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  • Added on: August 20th, 2009
Thanks for sharing that because we are considering doing it either this or next fall.


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  • Added on: August 25th, 2009
Our trip was awesome in so many ways.
I was a guest blogger for a while on this site and somewhere in "Ed's Pack" is the entire trip story call "Nothing But Sky". Lots more information in there.
I've done a mountaineering school and Mt Rainier since Kili...
In spring 2010 I will be trekking th Mt Everest Base Camp. It is very similar to the Kilimanjaro trip in altitude gain and distance between camps.
Mountains are wonderful places.
Do it if you can...


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  • Added on: December 7th, 2009
What does that mean, exactly, to be a "guest blogger"? Somebody invited/asked you/offered to pay you to blog?



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  • Added on: December 8th, 2009
That's it, yes. A guest blogger is someone that has been asked to share their story on the blog. Not paid necessarily, though I suppose that happens too sometimes on other blogs.
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