CMC Leadville Abroad: CMC East Africa

CMC Leadville Abroad:

Updates from CMC East Africa

CMC East Africa
At the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro – Success!

Colorado Mountain College students in the middle of the CMC East Africa Study Abroad trip have successfully summited Mt. Kilimanjaro. The experience, which began December 29th and ends on January 12th, has introduced students to African wildlife, cultural immersion with the Maasai, and allowed them to spend 6 days hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft).

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Headed up the Baronca wall with the Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background.

Following the climb, students will spend 3 days on safari in Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park where they will  see African wildlife in some of the most beautiful parks on the continent.

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Nearing the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro!

In addition to their immersive experience, students participate and earn college credit in courses like Human Geography, Non-Technical Mountaineering and Trekking.

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Headed through the rain forest on their way to the Kilimanjaro National Park Exit.

For more information about the CMC East Africa Study Abroad experience, click here. For more information about other Study Abroad opportunities with Colorado Mountain College like Uganda, Costa Rica and Cuba, click here.

 

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