Wednesday, August 13, 2008

DAY 7

From 15,400' Kevin Cherilla reports excellent progress for the team thus far. The team is moving into the most difficult section of Kilimanjaro. Darol will use the the One-Off climber with large wheels so he can navigate the loose Scree. The climber is also equipped with a hand powered winch so he can crank himself up the steep vertical sections. The very last section of the climb will be completed with the use of a rescue device designed by Skedco. Darol will lay on his back and crank his body to the summit. Robert French, Darol's team doctor celebrated his 40th Birthday yesterday. Robert and the team enjoyed Birthday cake sent by his girlfriend Gabriel.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Way to go Darol! I'm sending warm thoughts and good energy your way!

Michelle :)

Anonymous said...

Hey Darol and team. The recorded trip report link on your website is AWESOME for listening to updates. Really glad you have that! I can see the clouds that you mention on satellite imagery. Good luck and we all look forward to hearing more updates on your progress. Lisa

Brian O'Connor said...

Dan Nad Kevin: Keep up the great work!!!

Brian O'Connor