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How a famous African mountain beckons four Hall hikers
Women in medical profession prepare to hike Mount Kilimanjaro this month
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Kristin Waters, left, and Lindsey Diaz, right, at the Handies Park Trailhead near Lake City, Colorado. Waters and Diaz, along with two other friends, will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Sept. 6-22.
When four friends get together and start talking, anything can happen. That’s what Kristin Waters, Lindsey Diaz, Georgina Kesterson and Julie Canada found out back in August 2017 when one of them mentioned climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Before they knew it, the former co-workers had gone to dinner, talked about the possibility of taking on the African mountain, put in for vacation at work and started training for the 19,341-foot summit.