The view from Shira Camp, the second night’s camp at 12,355 feet (3.766 meters).
Sunset at Shira Camp at the end of the second day.
The view of the summit from Barranco Camp on our fourth morning. At 13,066 feet (3,983 meters), it’s still more than a mile of elevation to go — and we’ll be standing on the summit in less than 24 hours.
Sunrise at Stella Point, Kilimanjaro’s crater, at 18,864 feet (5,750 meters).
Stella Point: you can see the outlines of the crater.
That’s me shortly after summiting.
On our final morning, just a couple of hours before we finished the descent, we found ourselves back in Kilimanjaro’s tropical forest.