This was a life-changing experience. Despite what everyone says about it not taking any particular physical fitness or preparation, it was BY FAR the hardest thing I've ever done, ever thought I was capable of, or ever want to do again! I'm a very experienced & fit hiker. The first 5 days were not hard relative to many day hikes we do in Colorado. But summit day is brutal. Started at midnight, summited at 7:30am, back to camp just before noon, an hour to nap then lunch & another 3-4 hour walk to the next camp.
But it taught me my limits were further than I thought they were, & I thoroughly enjoyed the team & our fellow trekkers.
Into Africa had an awesome support team, which they treat better than...Read More