Kilimanjaro trek – 3D graphics and video

The NY Times posted the best on-line multimedia presentation of a trek I’ve ever seen.

It makes author Tom Bissell’s Kili adventure come to life. (Tom did make it to Uhuru Peak … but could not remember the “triumph” afterwards.)

Some screenshots of the graphics:



Tom Bissell’s account of his painful and exhausting climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Check it out: Climbing Kilimanjaro – The New York Times

(via Jeffrey Hunter on the American Hiking Society’s Southeast Trail Program blog)

We’ve linked to both the trip report and the graphics from our Kilimanjaro information page.

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