Through the Roof movie

Kilimanjaro Documentary Premiere

May 12, 2010

Last weekend, Through the Roof, a documentary about the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, premiered in Carlsbad, California. The film received great reviews as well as a standing ovation. Thomson Safaris was the official tour operator of this inspiring trek.

CHECK trekkers on the trail

C.H.E.K Trek Report: Day 2

January 27, 2010

Photo: Phil Chester Today is the second day of the climb for the C.H.E.K Institute trekkers. They are headed out of the rain forest and up to 12,000′  where the landscape will change dramatically; they’ll trek through tall grasses, heather and volcanic rock to their next camp. The weather on Kili is cooperating (they expect a very…