It has been a very long time since I sat down to write for Parker’s Climb. I have not been here since posting our Mt. Kilimanjaro summit photos; but Parker’s Climb is still a part of my soul! The climb and the very special year of fundraising for the Michael J. Fox Foundation will always be a part of me – for as long as I live!
In the year leading up to the Parker family Mt. Kilimanjaro climb for Team Fox, I had a very different sense of purpose. I was training harder physically than I have ever done . . . → Read More: Parker’s Climb – A Journey To Help Cure Parkinson’s Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease
On an annual basis, approximately 25,000 people climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. This number is down from past years when as many as 40,000 people tried to summit the 4th highest mountain in the world, and the highest mountain on the African continent.
Due to the down trend in the economy that started around 2007, less people have splurged for a trip to Tanzania, East Africa. Like everything else, the overall experience has gotten more expensive, therefore for many, this bucket list item has gotten shifted to the bottom of the list, being replaced by adventures closer to home.
What are the . . . → Read More: 21 Days To Mt. Kilimanjaro – Time For A Little Altitude Adjustment