Itinerary

February 19, Day 1: Vehicle transfer from Arusha to Lemosho start gate (2,256m S3 00.166 E37 08.692). Trek to Mti Mkubwa CampĀ  (2,821m S2 59.791 E37 10.499)

That’s a 3.9km (according to my GPS) trail, but it’s around 4 hours according to former visitors…we’ll see

February 20, Day 2 : Forest Camp (2,821m) to Shira 1 Camp (3,504m) – optional acclimatisation ascent to Shira Peak (3,959m)

February 21, Day 3 : Shira 1 Camp (3,504m) to Moir Hut (4,155m) via Shira Cathedral

February 22, Day 4 : Moir Hut (4,155m) to Shira Cave (3,847m) via Lent Group (roughly 4550m) for acclimatisation

February 23, Day 5 : Shira Cave (3,847m) to Lava Tower (4,642m) (climb Lava Tower)- acclimatisation excursions part way to Arrow Glacier Camp

February 24, Day 6 : Lava Tower (4,642m) to Arrow Glacier Camp (4,871m) – optional acclimatisation excursions

February 25, Day 7 : Arrow Glacier Camp (4,871m) to Crater Floor (5,725m) to Uhuru Peak (5,895m) to Crater Camp (5,729m)

February 26, Day 8 : Circumnavigate the Crater floor, and Reusch Ash Pit. Descend from Stella Point (5,752m) to Barafu Camp (4,681m) to Mweka Camp (3,090m)

February 27, Day 9 : Mweka Camp (3,090m) to Mweka Gate (1,641m). Vehicle transfer back to Arusha

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