Seven Summits or Nine Summits

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by Geir Mjosund 20/03/2016

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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Mountaineering Movies – Our top 15

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by Geir Mjosund 13/03/2016

Yesterday I watched the mountaineering movie Meru for the 4th time. Have you ever had that feeling you can see a movie over and over again, and never get tired of it? For us mountaineers or any profession to be honest, when you watch a movie that is specific to you field of interest, you always pick up something new that you can adapt to your knowledge.

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Seven Summits

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by Geir Mjosund 16/11/2014

Seven Summits

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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