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sene by the numbers

17 November 2016

In 2016, SENE and its team hosted families, friends, solos, and all other configurations of people from all over the world. What’s the most popular grouping on our trips?

Click here for answer and other data charts.

 

 

 

sene by the numbers

22 January 2015

We welcomed guests from 23 countries and all 6 continents.  The largest number were from…

Click here for answer and other data charts.

 

 

Kilimanjaro Stage Run acclaimed

august 2015

Outside Magazine, writing on “Sufferfest Tourism,” and the New York Times, in its Outdoor Travel News, both recognize the Kilimanjaro Stage Run as a unique adventure that will challenge and exhilarate even the most serious athletes.  Click on the logos to read the articles.

 

 

fair porter treatment still a struggle

june 2015

Despite more than 12 years of hard work the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project has only a handful of partner companies verified as meeting minimum standards for fair Kilimanjaro porter treatment, and no enforceable support from the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority.  Click on the image to read the most recent press release from KPAP about their standards and ongoing work.

 

Happiness Minja

Pure Happiness

14 may 2015

SENE Moshi office manager, quiet and conscientious Happiness Minja, happily agreed to talk about her background and experience working at SENE. Read her interview…

 

 

Dedicated to Mbahe Primary School

14 may 2015

For more years than we can count, Joan Coleman has been coming to Tanzania to share her time and expertise with the students and teachers of Mbahe Primary School.  Read Joan’s journal.

 

 

A to Z TanzaniaTanzania A to Z

14 may 2015

What happened at Laetoli more than 3 million years ago?  Where would you find Bongo Flava (at an ice cream shop)?  Find out the answers and more with our Tanzania Alphabet.

 

 

beyond the edge with the Kilimanjaro stage run

23 march 2015

National Geographic’s adventure blog “Beyond the Edge” publishes an evocative article about Simon and his Kilimanjaro Stage Run.  Includes quotes from past KSR participants.  Click image to read article.

 

why are Kilimanjaro’s glaciers shrinking?

December 2014

The glaciers on top of Kilimanjaro have been shrinking since at least 1880.  A review of the evidence by a team of international alpine climate researchers – colleagues of SENE – offers a definitive word on the causes.  The answer may surprise you!  Click image to read the summary fact sheet.

 

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Wish you were here!

12 November 2014

More than 15 past SENE clients returned to Tanzania to visit us again in 2013-14.  [More . . . ]

 

 

 

sene by the numbers

11 November 2014

Did you know that 95% of all SENE climbers reach the crater rim or summit?  Some nifty charts…

 

 

 

Age is only a number . . .

10 November 2014

Our oldest recent Kilimanjaro summiter was Ann Redfield, who reached Uhuru Peak just two weeks shy of her 70th birthday.  [More . . . ]

 

 

 

Ebola and Tanzania

7 November 2014

Geography and public health for travelers.
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Capture d’écran 2014-11-06 à 11.59.44asante!

16 October 2014

Thank you to our Norwegian adventure travel partner Hvitserk and their Cairn Foundation, whose mission is to give back to the international communities where their client travels take them.  Cairn recently donated $1,000 to Simon’s Kilimanjaro Environmental Initiative for tree seedlings.  The new seedlings will be planted by Simon and his team in Mbahe Village in November to take advantage of the coming short rains.

 

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“Have shoes, will travel”

October 2014

Running Times article on SENE’s new partnership with five other international trail running guide companies, forming Run the World Adventures.
Click image to read article.

 

 

 

Kaser Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro ice cap UPDATE

august 2013

The Kilimanjaro ice cap may be gone by 2040, according to research by Dr. Georg Kaser’s international team, guided by SENE.
Click image to read article.

 

 

Runner's WorldKSR in Runner’s World

may 2013

Martin Gaffuri’s six page article sheds light on Simon Mtuy’s ultra running career and the causes that inspired him to found the Kilimanjaro Stage Run (in French).
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1 may 2013

Simon Mtuy hosts 5K trail run in honor of Earth Day and Kilimanjaro tree planting to commemorate those who died or were injured in the Boston marathon bombing.
Read the full article on our blog page!

 

 

GoTrail Magazine

19 february 2013

South Africa’s GoTrail Magazine dedicates a 19-page special edition to SENE’s Kilimanjaro Stage Run.

 

 

Krissy Moehl takes a break for a photo op on the Kilimanjaro Stage Run. Photo courtesy of Andrew King of D4 Productionsksr tabbed by nat geo

12 february 2013

The Kilimanjaro Stage Run was listed by National Geographic Adventure as one of 10 Great Adventure Trips that Give Back.

 

 

 

An Extreme AthleteSimon on nat geo

18 january 2013

The National Geographic Channel features Simon in a documentary about environmental preservation on Kilimanjaro.

 

 

 

Captureunexplored Kilimanjaro

September 2012

SENE client Sangeeta Bahl publishes an article about her Kilimanjaro climb in India’s Explore the Unexplored magazine.
Click image to read article.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

logo_tiesSENE a model tour operator

9 December 2012

SENE is hailed by The International Ecotourism Society as a model tour operator promoting environmental sustainability.

 

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2 march 2009

Simon is interviewed by the BBC about the difficulty of climbing Kilimanjaro.

 

Parker Huffmandid he really do that?

27 September 2008

11-Year old Parker Huffman summits Kilimanjaro with SENE (while his Mom, suffering from the effects of altitude, turns around at 17,000 fee).

Photo Credits: Steve Villiger, Seth Phillips-Olson, Andrew King, Lauren Huffman