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Kilian’s Quest – Run to the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa peaking at 19,341 feet and is the fourth most prominent mountain in the world, rising 19,289 feet from its base. Simply an amazing sight…and this is from pictures and video, which doesn’t come close to show to true majestic nature of this mountain.

Kilian Jornet is on another running adventure, with a desire to break the previous ascent/descent record of Kilimanjaro (8h25min) held by a local resident named Simon MTuy. As part of Kilian’s preparation, he is provided insider tips to go after his goal with the gracious help of current record holder himself.

Enjoy this visually stunning and inspirational two part Kilian’s Quest video series that contains the preparation and then the attempt.

Part 1 – Preparation

(If you can’t see the video, click here.)

Part 2 – It’s Go time!

(If you can’t see the video, click here.)

What did you think?

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David – EnduranceBuzz.com

(Photos: Courtesy of Tambako the Jaguar)

About the author

David Hanenburg David Hanenburg is the passionate dirt-lovin' creator of Endurance Buzz and has been playing in the endurance sports world since 2000 after knockin' the dust off of his Trek 950 hardtail thanks to a friend asking to go ride some local dirt. In 2007 he ran his first ultra on the trails and fell in love with the sport and its people. For more information on David's endurance sports journey, check out the About page.

2 Responses to “Kilian’s Quest – Run to the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro”

  1. on 05 Nov 2010 at 6:09 pm Julie

    Loved this! Thanks for posting

  2. on 07 Nov 2010 at 7:37 pm David Hanenburg

    Hey Julie, you’re welcome! Great to hear you liked it. Happy Running!