Day 5 – 500ft Of Lava Flow Ahead!

Today’s BIG challenge is to hike up the Barranco Wall – a 500ft lava flow. It’s not a technical wall, but challenging nonetheless. Once on top of the “wall”, the climb becomes easier and extremely beautiful with fantastic views of the crags and crevasses of the jagged peaks of Kibo. Lastly Team Parker will descend […]

Day 4 – Parker’s Climb

This morning (July 7th 2011) the Team started their climb toward Lava Tower lower camp, at 14,950 ft. They will stop for lunch at the camp to allow their bodies to acclimatize. Afterwards they will descend down through the Giant Senecio forest to Barranco, on a ridge at the foot of the Barranco Wall. This […]

Updates From Team Parker

Hello everyone! Here’s the latest on the hike up Kili so far… today is a monumental day for the Parker’s – Pamela and Geoff’s 7th Anniversary! Please leave them some love here in the comments area or on their Facebook page… DAY 3: July 6, 2011: This morning Team Parker hiked across the Shira Plateau […]