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Mission complete: Update 10

Erich Ellis stepped on an Improved Explosive Device (IED) in Afghanistan.  He came home and spent thirty days in a hospital bed being poked and prodded night and day.  He endured ten operations during that month. Nick Perales also stepped on an IED in Afghanistan.  Since he was “in cover” during that time in a […]

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The story of the summit: Update 9

As told by Kilimanjaro Warriors’ founder Steve Connolly As we departed Barafu Camp at 11 p.m. on February 15th, snow began to fall from the shadowy sky. With only our headlamps to light the way, the guides and our team of 11 formed a line and began the arduous trek from 16,000 feet to the […]

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Summit attempt: Update 8

I have yet to receive confirmation that the Warriors successfully summited the mountain, but stay tuned and I should know more information tomorrow. This is what their day should have looked like.  Today the Warriors face their greatest challenge and their goal. At twilight, they left Barafu Camp and hiked several miles up to Uhuru […]