EIC Challenge for a Cause Mt Kilimanjaro

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Venue: Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Africa
Climb date: 04-13 February, 2017

To register your interest or apply:
Contact event organiser: Tessa Ogle
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More information about the expedition is available in our expedition brochure:
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The Electrical Industries Charity is looking for 25 enthusiastic, passionate and fit trekkers to embark on our largest fundraising challenge – £100,000 by February 2017 – to support research into a rare form of cancer and give financial assistance to the Hendrie Family.

These dates will mean that the night we push for the summit will be a full-moon, illuminating the glaciers and lighting our path.

Fundraising goal per person: £5,000

The package includes:
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange    All travel costs
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange    Accommodation in Twin-share in 3 star hotels
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange    Comfortable camping
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange    All costs associated with the climb


CLIMB this magical mountain, captivated by its unmistakable snow-capped peak that has been the dream of keen trekkers as well as seasoned mountaineers for decades.

REST in secluded camps, sharing stories with local guides and falling asleep to the nocturnal sounds of Africa.

VIEW from the peak is a vista that will stay with you forever.

YOUR EXPEDITION to the roof of Africa is the equivalent of travelling on a trip from the Equator to the Arctic. It is a true experience of this wonderful Earth, from bushland to tropical forest, the moorland to heath and alpine desert.


EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 1 Depart London
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 2 Arrive in Marangu and have an introduction dinner
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 3 Begin ascent through Rongai Forest (2600m)
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 4 Climb to Kikelewa moorland (3600m)
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 5 Steady ascent beneath Mawenzi (4330m); afternoon acclimatisation.
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 6 Cross lunar desert of the ‘Saddle’ to Kibo, at the bottom of summit cone (4750m).
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 7 Early start to reach Gillman’s Point in time for sunrise over the crater rim; on to Uhuru Peak, the highest  point in Africa (5895m). Descend to Horombo (3720m).
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 8 Continue descent to Mandara and Marangu.
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 9 Depart Marangu for flights back home.
EIC Icon ArrowRight Orange   Day 10 Arrive London

“Truly an adventure, and all for a good cause. Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro represents an incredible physical and mental challenge unlike any other.”

Minimum age: 16 (when accompanied by a parent or guardian)

To participate contact: Tessa Ogle
020 3696 1710 
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Location Mt Kilimanjaro
Mt Kilimanjaro