Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp

6-days Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame route Solo Hike in Tanzania
July 14 to July 21, 2014

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-1; Machame Gate to Machame Camp

You rise early at Machame camp and after breakfast you climb an hour or so to the top of the forest and then for 2 hours at a gentler gradient through the moorland zone. After a little rest as you enjoy your lunch, you continue up a rocky ridge onto the Shira plateau.
You are now due west of Kibo and after a short hike you will reach the Shira campsite at 3,980m. By the time you get here, you will have covered a distance of 7kms in about 5hours.The porters will boil drinking and washing water, before serving dinner. The night at this exposed camp will even be colder than the previous night, with temperatures dropping to well below freezing.


DAY 2: MACHAME CAMP (3,000m) TO SHIRA CAMP (3,980m) Moorland trail (4-5hrs)
0730H    Camp breakfast
0830H    ETD Machame Camp (3,000m)
1200H    Pack Lunch eat along the trail (3,500m)
1415H    ETA Shira Camp (3,980m) (registration)
1900H    Camp dinner and sleep

SUMMARY: 5 hours hiking on 7km distance at 980m altitude gain

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (moorland trail)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (breakfast)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (moorland trail)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (moorland trail)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (friendly raven)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (moorland trail)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (moorland trail)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (the toilet)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (registration office)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (dinner)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (camp tent)

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Day-2; Machame Camp to Shira Camp (Shira Cave)

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