FKT: Karl Egloff - Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) - 2014-08-13

Athletes
Route variation
ascent
Gender category
Male
Style
Supported
Finish date
Total time
4h 56m 0s
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Four years after Jornet (August 13, 2014), Karl Egloff set the round trip speed record of 6h42m24s (4h56m ascent) via the Umbwe & Mweka Routes (as did Jornet), as reported here. Egloff has worked as a guide on Kilimanjaro and elsewhere. A detailed interview with Egloff is on Ian Corliss' "Talk Ultra" podcast (the interview begins about 28 min. into the podcast). The interview includes discussion of verification.