• 10/15/18, 9:46 AM Safely Down at Horombo Camp - Rogelio Duran
  • 10/14/18, 9:14 PM At the SUMMIT and thinking of all the kids at Children’s Hospital - Warren & Gina Gotch
  • 10/14/18, 9:14 PM Amazing view from the SUMMIT - Brendan Rogers
  • 10/14/18, 1:12 AM Climbing strong to the crater rim - Jason Lawson
  • 10/12/18, 10:22 PM Heading across the saddle on a glorious day - Natalia Sousa
  • 10/12/18, 10:20 AM Everyone in Good Spirits at Mawenzi Tarn Camp - Randy Marback
  • 10/11/18, 10:53 PM Beautiful view of Kilimanjaro - Jodian Self
  • 10/11/18, 10:52 AM Day Two - Danielle Pinoni
  • 10/11/18, 4:32 AM It's been an amazing experience so far- Corry King
  • 10/10/18, 10:22 PM In good spirits for Day 2 - Brendan Rogers
  • 10/10/18, 10:30 AM Beautiful clear skies to start - Sarah Thompson
  • 10/09/18, 1:44 AM Team together in Africa, getting ready to head to the orphanage - Rogelio Duran

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October 15, 2018 at 9:46 AM  •  Kilimanjaro 2018 - MB Safely Down at Horombo Camp - Rogelio Duran

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Hello this is Rogelio Duran calling from Horombo Camp. We summited this morning - both teams are very happy.

We had a trying day yesterday - getting in after dark to the Crater Camp {transmission unclear} but we persevered and got to fly our flags in good spirits at the summit. Sharing Kilimanjaro with the team from Manitoba and the BC crew as well. It’s neat to be able to share this experience with people from different provinces and we’ve become close. We consider ourselves one big Summits of Hope family. So we’re very happy about that. We look forward to walking out tomorrow and celebrating with our crews and porters at the gate.

I want to thank my wife Kelly and my daughters Malia and Téa for allowing me to come on this crazy adventure one year after I did it last year. I want to thank Gord for keeping our soccer teams in check - shout out to the Red Rebels and Red Storm. You guys have been playing hard and can’t wait to see you guys again. Thanks to my sister for the hiking sticks that came in so handy.

And of course a big shout out to the children at BC Children’s Hospital and Manitoba Hospital as well. I hope your days are happier. And for those that have donated in the past or while we have been on the climb we thank you for all your support. It goes to a tremendous cause and it truly does make a difference.

For the last night on Mount Kilimanjaro - this is the Summits of Hope Kilimanjaro 2018 Team saying goodbye and talk to you soon.