Crew Kilimanjaro is a family-run enterprise whose relationship with Kilimanjaro started in March 2000 when our founder speed-climbed Kilimanjaro on his first expedition to the mountain. TK started providing climbs in June 2004 and by 2019 had assisted 10,000 trekkers to Kilimanjaro’s summit.
Our mountain workers are divided into close-knit groups every led by a chief information who stories each day from the mountain, on to our Expedition Coordinator. Constantly glorious efficiency is demanded by the British administration who can be found evening and day to take care of contingencies and to supervise the planning and preparation of all expeditions.
TK’s staffing procedures are completely distinctive. Allocation of labor to our guides, cooks and porters is strictly on the premise of benefit, continued efficiency and optimistic suggestions from climbers. On this manner with all members of Crew Kilimanjaro on everlasting evaluation we intention to ensure in opposition to complacency and waning efficiency and to create a wholesome and aggressive ethos during which laborious work, reliability and punctuality are rewarded.
John has led varied expeditions all through the world. Complementary to his position with TK he served as a mountain security marketing consultant to Kilimanjaro Nationwide Park and was chargeable for figuring out the reason for the tragic accident of 4th January 2006 which resulted within the Western Breach assault route being closed.
He holds the verified British pace document for Kilimanjaro, has created a totally new route on the north facet of Kilimanjaro that ascends the Credner Glacier and traverses the Crater, and has suggested the Nationwide Parks authorities on environmental affect discount.
John is at the moment in coaching to try the world’s first steady 5,000 metre vertical pace ascent to Kilimanjaro’s summit.
For 4 years Rebecca held the girl’s world document because the quickest lady to climb Kilimanjaro and can be the primary lady to have taken the unprecedented danger of pace climbing the mountain, and with out full prior acclimatisation.
She ascended in 13 hours 16 minutes and 37 seconds. Rebecca’s household even have a novel relationship with Kilimanjaro, having all summitted collectively on a particular expedition for which permission was granted in consideration of the household’s uncommon stage of expertise with altitude. The youngest member of the household, Bran, was 5 years 136 days of age on summit day.
The household had all summited Mount Meru (4,584m) two weeks beforehand and so had been capable of acclimatise simply on Kilimanjaro, finishing the ascent and descent in simply 4 days, utilizing TK V Shira.
Ally, Expedition Coordinator
Ally brings a broad vary of expertise gained from throughout the UK and Africa to her position. Ally, a pure motivator, as soon as led a workforce of 9 climbers on TK Rongai that included her 15 yr previous daughter. One in all Ally’s expeditions adopted latest knee surgical procedure, so she’s aware of the challenges of harm administration within the run as much as a climb, in addition to the calls for of coaching and making ready for the mountain whereas managing the wants of a younger household.
Examine Rebecca’s Pace Try