The hike begins in the tropical woodland and they reported sightings of baboons and stinging nettle (a plant that causes unpleasant pain if touched).
Clouds loomed over the mountain all day, dark and stormy in nature. There was no doubt that their rain gear would get a bit of a test on the first day.
Around 6pm the following text came through from the team:
We made our way to the first camp on Mount Kenya accompanied by a mix of sun and lots of rain. Stinging nettles, baboon sightings and plenty of talking on the trail made for a great first day. Sleeping at Old Moses Camp (alt. 3200m). Looking forward to another good day tomorrow!
Furthermore, word came in that the bandana has been handed to Harvey from Ema for being naughty/comic relief.
Sarah has also been nominated as the “Team Mama”, helping to keep things organized.
And Boo was in better spirits…
Word has it that Jessica Biel, Kenna, and Emile Hirsch are on their fourth day up Kilimanjaro. We wish them the best and challenge Jessica to climb the other two peaks to follow!
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