Author Archives: Vern Jones

My desire to climb Kili began before I had reached my teens. The images of Kilimanjaro rising over the Serengeti created a decades long dream which was finally fulfilled on 8/10/14 with two of our daughters and their husbands. Following our summit, and while still in Tanzania, the concept of Kili Summit Club emerged. Thanks for visiting our site, and please let us know how we could make this site better and make a positive impact on the lives of the porters and guides.

A thank you…

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We finally made it! The Kili Summit Club (KSC) website is live. This site is the fulfillment of a vision I had while recuperating at the beautiful Gibbs Farm following our summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in August of 2014. While our site,…

Welcome to Kili Summit Club!


It was that climb in 2014 that led our group to begin the Kili Summit Club: A very special website dedicated to helping the many guides and porters who risk life and limb to help others – like us, and you! – to achieve our dreams.