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Denali basecamp, Alaska

TALKEETNA, JULY 1997 – Seeing Mount Mc. Kinley was one of the things I dreamt about before coming to Alaska.  Native Americans used to call this mountain ‘Denali’ (‘the great one’).  The name is absolutely appropriate – with its 6194 … Continue reading

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Mt. Kailash

Tibet, China, 6714m – visited june 2001. The awe inspiring mountain, never been climbed by anyone , sacred mountain to four religions and the source of four of the largest rivers in China and India.  Read the whole story here.

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Kilimanjaro

Tanzania , 5895 m  – visited september 2009. Kilimanjaro is not really one freestanding mountain, but a range of extinct vulcano’s.  The best known mountain top is Kibo , the snow capped and highest peak.  The other peaks are Mawenzi … Continue reading

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