- September 24, 2023
- Posted by: elia
- Category: Elia Safaris
Those who have been dreaming of conquering the highest mountain in Africa recently achieved their goal in extraordinary fashion. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, was climbed in record-breaking time and in style.
On August 7, 2019, four mountaineers from around the world, including one from Tanzania, set out to break the record for the fastest known time up Kilimanjaro. It took them only two days and eight hours to reach the summit, making it the fastest climb ever recorded. The team was led by Abbèy Chabata, a Tanzanian guide.
The climbers also succeeded in setting the record for the fastest descent, taking only eight hours and 18 minutes to reach the bottom, beating the previous record by over two hours. Despite the record-breaking speed, the climbers managed to stay safe and continue their climb.
Achieved in Style!
The climbers have been praised for their remarkable accomplishment, especially considering the difficult terrain and potential dangers of scaling Kilimanjaro. To make their record-breaking climb even more impressive, the climbers decided to do it in style.
The climbers wore traditional clothing from their respective countries – Tanzania, Colombia, Portugal, and the United States – and carried the national flags of their respective countries to the summit. Their climb was also documented with a 360-degree camera to capture the breathtaking views of the mountain.
The climbers’ stylishness and their commitment to their task have been praised by many, and their record-breaking ascent of Kilimanjaro has become an inspiration for aspiring mountaineers around the world.
The record-breaking climb of Kilimanjaro by four mountaineers from around the world is an example of what can be achieved when you put your mind and body to the task. Not only did they set a new record for the fastest known time up the mountain, but they also did it in style, proudly wearing traditional clothing and carrying national flags to the summit. Their success has become an inspiration for aspiring mountaineers around the world.