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2014-06-02 23:01:38

This month Chris Bombardier will attempt to be the first person with hemophilia to scale Mt. McKinley, the highest peak in North America and the fourth mountain in his Seven Summits Quest. Georgetown, MA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Mt. Kilimanjaro. Mt. Elbrus. Mt. Aconcagua. What do these mountains have in common? Each is the highest peak on their respective continent: Africa, Europe and South America, and each has been summited by Chris Bombardier, a 28-year-old from Denver, Colorado whose...

2013-07-24 23:28:27

Technophiles From Silicon Valley, Europe And Asia Convene To Test New Cutting Edge Technologies While Raising Money For African Non-Profit San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 KiliTechTrek, a philanthropic mountaineering expedition, part of Summit Stories, LLC, has announced its successful completion of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. The mission helps Amani Children’s Home, a local non-profit that supports the homeless children in Tanzania, to build and purchase a...

2010-07-16 13:23:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned adventurer Alison Levine made history by becoming one of the few Americans to complete the Adventure Grand Slam -- climbing the highest peak on each continent (Denali, Aconcagua, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Vinson Massif, Carstensz Pyramid, Everest) and skiing to both the North and South Poles. What makes this achievement even more remarkable is that Alison was born with a life-threatening heart defect that prohibited her from even climbing stairs,...

2009-03-06 17:41:23

A group of 10 female mountaineers in Nepal announced in the capital, Kathmandu, that they plan to scale the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. The women said Friday that they climbed Mount Everest on Nepal's border with China last May and they are now planning expeditions to climb Mount Aconcagua of Argentina, Mount McKinley of the United States, Mount Kilimanjaro of Tanzania, Mount Elbrus in Russia, Mount Vinson Massif of Antarctica, Mount Kosciusko of Australia and Mount...

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