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Editor's Note: Alpine Ascents International said Jan. 3 the two climbers reportedly killed on Mount Kilimanjaro were not part of the Alpine Ascents expedition but were independent climbers ascending with local guides. It has been reported that Werner Hoain, 55, of Germany died December 30 and Jennifer Lambelet, 54, of the US died the following day.

Safari Concludes Great Expedition
Friday, January 7, 2000
"We actually watched some lions stalk a couple of zebras as they were going to the water. But they didn't catch them, so lucky zebras...."

Celebrations on Kilimanjaro
Tuesday, January 4, 2000
"When we got down to Base there was a huge band playing. Turned out about 1500 people climbed Kilimanjaro during the day-and-a-half of millennium, and it was amazing...."

Successful Millennial Summit
Saturday, January 1, 2000
"It was amazing...hard, long. Cold and windy this morning, but 12 out of 15 got up and everybody's back, safe and doing great...."

Start Walking at the Millennium
Wednesday, December 31, 1999
"We will be probably leaving...we'll wake up at 11 o'clock tonight, an hour before the millennium, have some dove tea and start walking at the millennium. We hope to be at the summit somewhere between six to 8 o'clock...."

Another Group's Bout with HAPE
Wednesday, December 29, 1999
"When we got to camp there was a case of pulmonary edema from another group, with no Western guide. Quite sick. Really, really quite sick...."

Acclimatizing in the Rain
Wednesday, December 29, 1999
"....we are going to cut our last two days in half and gain an extra thousand feet above Barranco Hut, our high camp, so that we can be a thousand feet closer to the summit...."

Mud in the Jungle
Monday, December 27, 1999
"It was a long day; it poured rain heavily, but all 16 of us got here. The trail was quite muddy, but the jungle was beautiful...."

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