Kilimanjaro conquered with late Malli Mastan Babu (India's fastest seven summiteer)

Tripoto
21st Sep 2013
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Uhuru Peak @ 5895 M

Day 1 Starting from Machame gate

Photo of Machame, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

Getting ready to climb with Malli ( I do really miss him) & Raju

Photo of Machame, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

So far on top of the Signboard At least :)

Photo of Machame, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

End of Day 1 Reaching Mt. Mkumbwa

Photo of Machame, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar
Day 2

Day 2 Somewhere between Shira Camp 1 ( Saurabh, Raju, Me, Malli )

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar
Day 3

Day 3 on our way to Shira 3 Camp

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar
Day 4

Day 4 Barranco Wall

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

Steepest part of kilimanjaro ( Barranco Wall )

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End of Day 4

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

Joy of climbing mountain for the first time ( Mount Meru popping up from cloud in background)

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar
Day 5

Day 5 Way to Karanga Camp

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when you can see all the way " where you are coming from & where you are going " life becomes clear

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 Barafu Camp 4600m

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End of Day 5 at Barafu Hut

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Day 6

Day 6 Summit Attempt

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Reaching Stella point (5739m) at around 7'o clock

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Witnessed Heaven without Dying (Clouds beneath)

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

Proud Moment !! Thanks Malli (wherever & whichever form you are now) you have changed my life !!

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Jumping Crazily to reach 5898m extra 3m from everyone else :)

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On our way down to Mweka Camp

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Day 7

Day 7 our chief guides Kennedy & Nechi & Kilimanjaro at the back

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We don't have energy to pose like Malli any more :)

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar

Winning Coke after 7 exceptional days on mountain (cheers to Killi & cheers to Malli)

Photo of Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by Aneil Thakkar
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