Blog Updates

  • Essential Hiking Gear for Long Treks - We packed a lot of equipment for the trip to Africa and the hike up Kilimanjaro. We were, overall, incredibly well prepared for the experience. While all of our gear was important, some items proved more crucial than others.
  • Phil presenting the first donation to UCP of MetroBoston Lessons Learned – What our journey has taught us. - When we started, we didn't really understand what it would take to get to the summit of Kilimanjaro, let alone raise money for a charity. Now that our trek is complete and our charity efforts are poised for transition, we'd like to share a bit about what we've learned from our successes and failures.
  • flowers-and-kili To the Roof of Africa – Part Two - The conclusion of a two-part series chronicling our trip halfway around the world and up the tallest mountain in Africa.