Day 3 was dubbed an "Acclimitization Day." We would hike for a few hours up to the iconic Lava Tower at over 15,000 feet of altitude. Then after a quick lunch, we would descend over 2000 feet to Baranco Camp.
The sun rising over the Western Breach as porters make their way to Baranco Camp
A reminder that mountain climbing and altitude entail risk
Prior to this day, the highest I had ever been was the summit of Pike's Peak,...