The spanish athlete Juan Menéndez Granados start, tomorrow morning, February 24, his expedition to crown the summit of Kilimanjaro, 5,895 meters high, a feat that nobody has repeated since the 80's, and accompanied for the first time with a television team.
The expedition begins with a first ascent on foot from Marangu Gate (1840 meters) to the summit, Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters) and fall back to Marangu Gate, as a process of acclimatization, which will probably last 6 days.
After a rest day, on March 3 Granados begin the climb to the top cycling, while the film crew will walk. It is envisaged that the completion of the summit is taking place on 6 March.
The technical material that will record and maintain daily contact with the program "Connecting Asturias'consists of a satellite phone, solar chargers to ensure the autonomy of the equipment, HD cameras and HD cameras feature two special extreme sports.