Glacier at Sunrise, Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro

Category: Places

 

Photo and caption by Dave Luo

At 5,895 meters, Uhuru Peak is the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa and tallest free-standing mountain in the world. After 5 days of walking, a 12am wake-up call on summit day, and 6 hours of steep hiking through snow, ice, and darkness, we are finally greeted by a sunrise view at the top. Here, first light illuminates a glacier in streaks of golden orange.

Location: Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

 

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