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Blind Climber Reaches Highest Point In Antarctica


 

by Unknown

January 24, 2001

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Blind mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer has moved one step closer to achieving his dream of climbing to the highest point on each of the world’s seven continents by reaching the summit of Vinson Massif in Antarctica.

Fewer than 100 climbers have reached the highest point on each of the seven continents. In addition to Vinson Massif, Weihenmayer has now scaled Mt. McKinley, North America’s summit (1995); Kilimanjaro, the Roof of Africa (1997); and Aconcagua, the South American summit (1999). Read More.



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