The #NowClimbing Cybercast | Live Updates from Nick Symmonds' 7 Summit Adventure

The #NowClimbing Cybercast | Live Updates from Nick Symmonds' 7 Summit Adventure

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The #NowClimbing Cybercast follows 2x Olympian and Run Gum CEO Nick Symmonds up and down the tallest mountains in the world. As a youth, Nick had two goals; become an Olympian and climb to the top of Mt. Everest. After a 10+ year career as a professional runner, he how now shifted his focus as he looks to become the first human to break the 4-minute mile barrier and reach earth’s tallest peak. Follow along with daily updates from the mountain. Learn more at rungum.com/nowclimbing


8 | The Summit
Jun 15, 2018 • 2 min
Well, we did it! So 1:17 p.m. We left camp at 11 PM last night. Hiked through the night and watched the beautiful sunrise right about 17,000 feet. It was just really nice. It was cold. And so I warmed up real good and we pressed on got to the rim and then…
7 | Barafu Camp
Jun 14, 2018 • 1 min
Hello from Barafu Camp at 15,331 feet. It took us about 4 hours to get here and it was absolutely beautiful once we got up. Sunny clear skies, very warm.
6 | Karanga Camp
Jun 13, 2018 • 2 min
Hey there! Calling from the Karanga Camp at 13,231 feet. Just wrapping up our third day on the mountain. Today was really incredible transversing the mountain from Barranco Camp to Karanga following the Barranco wall which is kind of a class 3 to class 4…
5 | Barranco Camp
Jun 12, 2018 • 2 min
Hello! Calling from camp two here at Barranco Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro. A big storm has rolled in after we had absolutely perfect weather yesterday. It turned out really nice this morning, but around noon, as we were having lunch, the storm rolled in. It…
4 | UmBwe Cave Camp
Jun 11, 2018 • 2 min
Hello! Calling from UmBwe Cave Camp on the UmBwe trail at 10000 feet. We had an awesome day today just absolutely beautiful trek through the jungle. Climbed 4000 vertical feet and found the gates to the national all the way up to UmBwe Caves. The food was…
3 | National Park
Jun 10, 2018 • 2 min
Hello Calling with an update from Arusha National Park. Today was our first full day in Africa and it was an awesome one. We woke up and the weather was absolutely perfect. About 60 and sunny this morning. We had an awesome breakfast, a full English…
2 | Mt. Meru Game Lodge
Jun 9, 2018 • 1 min
Hello from Africa. It took me 40 hours and 4 flights, but I finally arrived in Tanzania, Africa. It is absolutely beautiful here. More lush and cooler than I expected. I guess we’re just entering the cool season of their summer months. We’re right at the…
1 | Travel Begins
Jun 8, 2018 • 1 min
Travel to Kilimanjaro Has Began. I fly from Eugene, Oregon to San Francisco. SanFran to Tel Aviv Tel Aviv to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and my final leg takes me to JRO - Kilimanjaro International Airport. Stay tuned as I will update you as soon as I get to…