Trail Magazine, a U.K. publication, sent a team up Kilimanjaro and have posted part 1 of their video on the climb on their website at LiveForTheOutdoors.com. The video is very well done and does a great job of showing the first day or two on the mountain, along the Machame Route, the same one I took while on Kili.
As indicated in the video, the first day is actually tougher than you would think, and you spend much of it in a dense, humid cloud forest that doesn’t break until you reach the first camp near the end of the day after about six hours of climbing very steep paths. Check out the video below and stay tuned for Part 2. Looks like it should be a fun series to follow.