Hey! This is Jim from The Sun’s Climb for Kids team and we are very happy to report that we have 5 successes! That’s right, we’ve all made it to top of Mt. Kilimanjaro yesterday afternoon, Canada Day, at about 3:15.
We had a great little celebration up there with a Canadian flag and we sang O’Canada. We also had a real soccer game going and brought a few wigs out…because, of course you just have to bring a few wigs when you go to Africa!? It was a beautiful afternoon. The sun was shining and we could see both Meru and Mawenzi peaks.
There were glaciers that were probably about 25-45 feet high. All throughout the summit crater of Mt. Kilimanjaro you’ll see glaciers that are massive. We spent last night in the crater camping, which was not warm. I think Rob had his thermometer at -15*C this morning. It was a wee bit chilly!
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