The Seven Summits or Nine Summits are an epic mountaineering adventure of challenge, perseverance, and excitement. The seven highest mountains of the world’s seven continents. However, there is a matter of dispute between the Bass and Messner lists, which gives us an additional two peaks to conquer. As a result of this there is nine peaks to summit.
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Denali, 6194 m, or Mount McKinley was previously the official name of the mountain, is located in the state Alaska and is part of the Alaska Range. It is the highest peak in North America and is one of “The Seven Summits“. Denali is known for its beauty, its alternating weather and at times harsh cold conditions. The trip requires local leaders from one of the operators that are allowed to guide tours at Denali.
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Over 200 people have died in Mount Everest’s “death zone.” It does not stop new adventurers from wanting to triumph the highest summit in the world.
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The Seven Summits are an epic mountaineering adventure of challenge, perseverance, and excitement. Climbing them typically takes several years to complete and is a feat that relatively few have attempted and even fewer succeeded – only several hundred to date. The 7 Summits are a lofty but obtainable goal and the ultimate dream of many mountaineers. Scaling the highest points on each continent is more than accomplishing a checklist of mountains; the Seven Summits is the adventure of a lifetime!
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Challenges ahead…. after months of discussion we finally decided to start up our Team Blog and we are now proud to say we finally have made it. Planning, testing, and training is now ahead of us, 2015 will be the year.
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