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Lhotse Part II: Summit Push

Climbing Lhotse is more technical than Everest. The Lhotse couloir is steep and dangerous because of the frequent rockfall. Though I enjoyed every moment of this climb. Lonely climb We were the only team going up from Lhotse Camp 4. It was only few...

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Lhotse Part I

Lhotse means South Peak in the Tibetan language. With its 8.516m, Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world. Everest neighbor Lhotse is located in the Everest massif. The Lhotse standard climbing route follows the same path as Everest’s South Col route up...

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Denal (prev. McKinley) – 7 Summits

Introduction: Denali previously called Mount McKinley is with its 6.144 the highest mountain peak in North America. The West Buttress route, considered to be the safest and easiest route, and therefore the most popular currently in use. Difficulty: The West Buttress route is very...

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Mount Elbrus – 7 Summits

Introduction: Elbrus is is a dormant volcano in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, only 20 km from the Georgian border. It is the highest mountain of the European continent. Its West summit is 5642 meters high, the East one is 21 m shorter...

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Kilimanjaro – 7 Summits

Introduction: Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is 5,895 meters above sea level and therefore the highest mountain in Africa. It has five different climate zones: Bushland / Lower Slope:, 800 m – 1,800 m (2,600 ft – 5,900 ft); Rainforest Zone:...

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Mount Vinson – 7 Summits

Introduction: Mount Vinson is the highest peak in Antarctica, at 4,892 metres. It is located in the north part of Vinson Massif’s summit plateau. Mount Vinson is more than 1,200 Km from the South Pole, making it the most remote of the Seven Summits....

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Cerro Aconcagua – 7 Summits

Introduction: Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia,being the tallest in both the Southern and Western Hemispheres with a summit elevation of 6,960.8 metres. It is located in the Principal Cordillera of the Andes mountain range situated in Argentina. Aconcagua has three main...

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