Kilimanjaro Training Hikes

Kilimanjaro Training Hikes

Mt. Kilimanjaro students have began their training hikes with hikes on the Diez Vistas Trail and part of the Baden Powell Trail. We are making these hikes available to interested individuals who would love to come out and support the youth on the hikes. For more detailed information please go our Kilimanjaro Training Hikes page.

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Diez Vistas Training Hike Video

Diez Vistas Training Hike Video

We now have completed two of our seven training hikes for the summer. This time around we hiked the 13 km Diez Vistas Trail from Buntzen Lake recreation area. The weather was HOT and the trail steep but the Kili kids kicked butt! If you want to see these awesome kids in action on the trail check-out our video…...

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First Training Hike Completed!

First Training Hike Completed!

On Sunday, July 6th fifteen students attended their first Mt. Kilimanjaro training hike. We hiked the 13 km’s from Deep Cove to Lynn Canyon along the Baden Powell Trail. Despite the rain falling the first half of our hike the temperature was warm and the spirits were high. Not only was it an opportunity to meet up as a Kilimanjaro team and hike together towards our common goal it was also a chance to get out on the trail and continue to build our excitement for our epic trip in 2015. Many students began to test out their mountain footwear for the first time and some foot care was required. The group worked together as a team, supported each other and while they were experiencing some first hike soreness all were happy to finally be...

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