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19,341 Club

A collection of photos of Thomson Trekkers at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft.)

19,341 Club

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Hula hooping on the summit! Thomson trekker seems to be immune to altitude, this is impressive!

Uhuru Hula Hoop Extravaganza - Thomson Treks

New Kilimanjaro summit sign brings the rustic feel back to the top!

Sign of Success: New Summit Sign on Kilimanjaro - Thomson Treks


Frank and Lauren Boitano at the summit!

Ann Dewey at the summit!

Hernando Madronero reached Uhuru Peak in July 2014!

Kelly Wilkinson at the summit after trekking Kili via the Grand Traverse!

Steve showing he achieved his goal of reaching Kili's summit!

Thomson Safaris' guests, Dan and Vicki McNicoll at the summit!

The Gildea Family trekked Kilimanjaro’s Umbwe Route with Thomson Safaris in January 2013. The family members recall what made this trip a special experience

Mary Ruth reached Uhuru Peak via the Grand Traverse in February 2013. She traveled alone and says it is "The best trip in the world!!"

Jill and Charlotte said "The single lasting impression of my Kilimanjaro trek was our sense of achievement. The hardest thing I have ever done in my life. I would not have been successful without the support of the excellent crew."

Thomson Safaris' guest, Jed Morris, said "I’m not an emotional person, but the experience of reaching the summit made me tear up. Thomson’s amazing attention to detail made that possible."

Kelly trekked Thomson Safaris’ Western Approach Route in 2010, but was unable to complete her climb due to altitude sickness. She returned in July 2013 to climb the Grand Traverse and is overjoyed to have succeeded in reaching the summit this time around.

Teresa underwent shoulder surgery in July 2012, and successfully reached the summit of Kilimanjaro in December 2013. www.thomsontreks....

Thomson did a superb job on so many levels | Thomson Treks Review

Shelly climbed Kilimanjaro in January 2014 and said "The guides…kickass. The porters…heroic. Our fellow trekkers…I call us 'the perfect 10'. " www.thomsontreks....

We’re so excited about our @Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best #Award accolade: www.travelandleis...

A little insight into a trek to the top of Kilimanjaro with Thomson Safaris!

Kev climbs Kilimanjaro! Watch this video a Thomson Safaris guest filmed of his climb.

Kilimanjaro guide James Upanga has been leading trekkers up the summit for the past 8 years. Read more about what made him want to become a Kilimanjaro guide. #kilimanjaro

The beloved old sign at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Photo taken by Thomson Trekker, Peter Gaylord.

Thomson Safaris was the official tour operator of the MTV celebrity, charity trek up Mount Kilimanjaro. Celebrities such as Jessica Biel, Kenna, Lupe Fiasco and Emile Hirsch, and many others, all made it to Uhuru Peak (19,340').

Lupe Fiasco stops to rest during MTV's Summit on the Summit Kilimanjaro charity trek. Thomson Safaris was the official outfitter. Photographer: Michael Muller

The new, green sign at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro replaced the wooden, iconic sign at Uhuru Peak in January 2012. Photo taken by Thomson Trekker, Leslie Biggs.

Congrats to Joel, Teresa, and their family for making it to Uhuru Peak in December 2013! Read more about their experience here: www.thomsontreks....

Thomson did a superb job on so many levels | Thomson Treks Review