The Curvy Kili Crew, a group of 20 plus-size women hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, went on an intense journey that was just as physically demanding as it was emotionally. Andrea recorded videos each day of her trip so she could document the emotional rollercoaster that is hiking the world’s tallest freestanding mountain.

Interested in hiking? Check out Andrea’s list of what to pack for a day hike, and check out WHOA+ to discover future adventures for the curvy and courageous.