Baltimore Pediatrician Summits Kilimanjaro with Adventures Within Reach
Mariju Baluyot, a pediatrician from Baltimore, Maryland, reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro (5,895 meters / 19,340 ft.) on the 7-day Machame Route on February 17, 2018. Mount Kilimanjaro, located three degrees south of the equator in northeastern Tanzania, is the tallest mountain in Africa, and the highest freestanding mountain in the world. To summit Kilimanjaro, Baluyot used adventure travel outfitter Adventures within Reach (adventureswithinreach.com).