Entries by Andrew Wielochowski

Seeing the Millennium on Kilimanjaro

Seeing in the New Millennium Kilimanjaro on New Year’s Eve Flashback On the 31st December 1999, just before midnight, 14 of us were on the summit of Kilimanjaro sheltering from the icy wind. A dream had come true and we had the summit to ourselves. The EWP group were the last people of the 20th […]

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A spirited find on kilimanjaro

A Spirited find on the Mountain A Kilimanjaro memory flashback from December 1987 with a high percentage of bad puns I was in high spirits when I ascended Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, with a group of EWP climbers…Whilst exploring a remote area of Kilimanjaro’s summit, Uhuru Peak, I stumbled upon an unexpected drink that had […]

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5 Tips To Climb Kilimanjaro

EWP Director and Mountain Rescue Team Trainer Shares his Top 5 Tips to successfully Climb Kilimanjaro   Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru Peak at 5895m is the highest point in Africa. Reaching the top, and seeing the legendary welcoming sign and the great plains of Africa is dream and goal for many. Andrew Wielochowski says he has been […]

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Kackar Mountains

So where are the Kackar Mountains? I’m not sure – I think northern Turkey. Well this is how the conversation started. For years I had heard of the Kackar Mountains but what was involved, exactly where they were was shrouded in mystery. Occasional photographs of steep alpine summits, dense forests and flower-filled meadows sprang to […]

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Lycian Way

We have just returned from Turkey where we re-visited parts of the Lycian Way. Several years ago, generally in October, we would come to walk sections of the route carrying just a guidebook, spare clothes, sleeping bags and a pot to cook over an open fire in case we found ourselves in an area we […]

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