Mountaineering guide to talk Kilimanjaro Thursday in Vail

28th October, 2014 by

By caramie schnell

VAIL — Accomplished mountaineer, trekking guide and motivational speaker Ian Taylor will present a slideshow and discussion titled Climb Kilimanjaro on Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Vail Village Patagonia store. The highest peak on the African continent, Kilimanjaro stands at 19,341 feet in Tanzania. It is not known to be a technical climb but is often underestimated due to its high altitude and the challenge many climbers have acclimating. Taylor will share brilliant images and compelling stories about his many treks up Kilimanjaro via three different routes. THE BEGINNING OF A JOURNEY Based in both Vail and Ireland, Taylor …

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