Home
   Today's News
   8000 Meters Facts
  
Banners Ads
   Bookstore
   Classified Ads
   Climb for Peace
  
Contact

   Downloads
   E-mail (Free)
  
Educational
  
Expeditions
  
Facts
  
Games
  
Gear
  
History
  
Interviews

   JustGiving

   Mailing List
   Media

   Medical
  
News (current)
   News Archives
   Sat Phones
   Search
   Seven Summits
   Snowboard
   Speakers
   Students
   Readers Guide
   Risks

   Trip Reports
   Visitor Agreement

   Volunteer/help

 

    
  

 

  




  Spaniard Ramon Blanco climbing the 7 summits at 70.


Spaniard Ramon Blanco reached the summit of Everest when he was 60 years, 160 days old in 1993, at the time the oldest man to do so. Now Ramon, has finished the 7 Summits Kosciusko version at the age of 70! Roman summited Kosciusko according to Desnivel on 12/29/2003. He becomes the oldest person to finish the 7 summits with Kosciusko.
Mountain  Feet Meters Location
Everest 29029 8848 Nepal/Tibet
Aconcagua 22840 6962 Argentina, South America
Denali (Mount McKinley) 20320 6195 Alaska, North America
Kilimanjaro 19339 5963 Tanzania, Africa
Elbrus 18481 5633 Russia, Europe
Vinson Massif 16067 4897 Ellsworth Range, Antarctica
Carstensz Pyramid 16023 4884 Indonesia's (t/m) is Oceania's highest mountain.
Mount Kosciuszko 7310 2228 Australia 

Some feel Kosciuszko (formerly referred to as Kosciusko), the highest point on the Australian continent should be included. Actually a point of debate. Some feel that Australia is really not a continent, but that Australasia is, and therefore Carstensz should be included... 

Altitech2: Digital Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Thermometer. Time/Date/Alarms. Chronograph with 24 hour working range. Timer with stop, repeat and up function. Rotating Bezel. Leveling bubble. Carabiner latch. E.L. 3 second backlight. Water resistant. 4" x 2-1/4" x 3/4" 2 oz. Requires 1 CR2032 battery. See more here.







 

  Altitude pre-
  
acclimatization

   Ascenders

   Atlas snowshoes

   Black Diamond

   Botas

   Brunton

   Carabiners

   CaVa Climbing Shoes
   Clearance

   Clif Bar

   CMI

   Crampons

   Edelweiss ropes
  
Eureka Tents

   Featured

   FoxRiver

   Garmin

   Granite Gear

   Harnesses
   Headlamps
   Helmets

   HighGear
   Ice Axes

   Kavu Eyewear

   Katadyn

   Kong

   Lekisport

   Lowepro

   Motorola

   Nalgene

   New England Ropes

   Nikwax

   Omega

   Outdoor Designs

   Pelican

   PowerBar

   Princeton Tec

   Prescription Glacier

   Glasses

   Primus

   Rope Bags

   Seattle Sports

   Serius
  
Sleeping Bags

   Stubai

   Suunto

   Tents

   Trekking Poles
   Ushba
  
and more here

 

 



  



Send email to     •   Copyright© 1998-2003 EverestNews.com
All rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, Visitor Agreement, Legal Notes: Read it