7 Summits

Lhotse Part III: Summit success

It’s the first time I am on a such narrow summit. It doesn’t have any plateau and there is barely space for more than four people, who will almost stick to each other. Death in the death zone I tried to focus and pass...

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Denal (prev. McKinley) – 7 Summits

Introduction: Denali previously called Mount McKinley is 6190meters high. It is is the highest mountain peak in North America. With a topographic prominence of 6,144 meters and a topographic isolation of 7,450 km, Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak...

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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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Carstensz Pyramid – 7 Summits

Introduction: Carstensz pyramid also called Puncak Jaya is 4,884 m (16,024 feet). It is the highest mountain peak in Oceania. The now-highest Carstensz Pyramid summit was not climbed until 1962, by an expedition led by the Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer (of Seven Years in...

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Mount Everest – 7 Summits

Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmatha, in Tibetan as Chomolungma and in Chinese as Zhumulangma, is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level. It is located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between Nepal and China (Tibet Autonomous Region)...

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