Deep into the dark and silent night the unearthly ring of our alarm clock removed us from the coziness of our sleeping bags. The time had come to start our summit bid. Outside, the camp was silent, still asleep. Damavand‘s tall
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Rest day. In contrast to the Himalayas, where our rest days at mid altitude are quite active (yes ~6000m is considered mid-altitude :P), moving about all day, climbing higher and descending, making the daily altitude gain much easier to digest,
Finally, we were actually starting to climb Mt.Damavand, Asia’s highest volcano with its straight-up paths enlivened by friendly local Iranians. Ascending from Camp 2 to Camp 3 is a good opportunity for becoming more familiar with climbing on a
Ranking 5th of the Volcanic Seven Summits, Damavand is the highest volcano of the Asian continent. And frankly its isolated volcanic cone, freestanding above all the mountains around it, is literally awe-inspiring. Vast dry pastures cover its foothills, together
Climbing Kilimanjaro, in the words of our fellow expeditioner Adinel Tudor, in an interview for Dilema Veche.
When Adinel told me he is leaving for Kilimanjaro, I thought to myself, I would probably never do such a thing. Even
Ascensiunea lui Kilimanjaro, în cuvintele coechipierului nostru Adinel Tudor, într-un interviu pentru ziarul Dilema Veche.
Când Adinel mi-a spus că pleacă pe Kilimanjaro, m-am gândit că, probabil, eu nu aş face lucrul ăsta. Chiar dacă nu e unul