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Going down the summit the snow was starting to melt and the slope was very steep. We had ropes to hang on to at times when it was very dangerous. There were intervals when the slightest slip could send you down to a valley of death because there was no way of stopping once you started sliding (steep and slippery straight down more than 100m). I only took snaps where it was safe enough to do so and when there was no guard breathing down my neck telling me to hurry up. We reached Mackinder's camp at about 10:30 am and in an hour started going back to Met. Satation 14 kn through the bog and a bit of forest.
On reaching Met. Station we realised that a boy from our group (school group) was missing. A porter's search party was organised and it left for the search. They returned at night without finding the boy. He could be dead or alive. The following morning we got news that the boy had communicated to the mother and from then on the people in charge started trying to get into contact with him. 4 different parties were sent out to search for him: the porters, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) people, trackers from the British Army and other trackers from the Aberdares region. There was also a chopper ready just in case. The boy was finally found at 2pm in the afternoon. He had slept alone in the wild (there are elephants, leopards and buffaloes on the mountain) and had eaten some random leaves that he said looked like cabbage. We were all very relieved when we heard he had been was quite a story.


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pitkon Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014   Interface Designer
Happy birthday, my friend :) :cake: :party:
LaGaDesk Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Happy Birthday my friend! Have a great day! :eager: :cake:
Kajm Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday!
Mofuba Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
thanks for the fav :)
db-imagery Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Student Photographer
thanks a lot for adding me to your :+devwatch:, yaseen!!..I truly appreciate your support:)
YaseenNoorani Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Cheers mate! Really love your stuff
rashadisrazzi Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+fav: :D
giancarlo64 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thank you so much for fav!:)
lei00 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student Artist
And thanks for the watch :)
LaGaDesk Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Many thanks for the fave my friend! :)
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