…”it is easy to forget about Covid for a week.” During a largely forgettable year, some decided to make it memorable despite the additional challenges they faced. Here is how [...]
Peak Planet in the News
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How a collaborative team of diverse people changed the face of the world’s most popular climb in the face of economic privations and Covid-19 On September 6th, some fifteen climbing companies [...]
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MOUNT KILIMANJARO—At 13,800 feet on Africa’s highest mountain, as the nighttime temperature dipped and I drew my hot-water bottle closer, the following thoughts occurred in quick succession: [...]
Many people have climbed Kilimanjaro over the years. Even celebrities and athletes have made the attempt. Below is a list of some of these famous people that have made the Summit of Kilimanjaro. [...]
Ed Linz is on a mission to breaks the Guinness World Record for the oldest heart transplant patient to summit Mout Kilimanjaro. He is climbing to honor his donor.
A year ago to the day, husband, father, and friend David Little of Woodward passed away at age 69. To honor his memory, his son Dr. Danny Little and grandsons Sam, 18, Seth, 16, and Cody, 14, [...]
“Whenever I’m hiking up on mountains, it just feels different,” Kowalski said. “I’m looking for answers to some questions in life, and hiking has allowed me to find some answers I didn’t know I [...]
A retired orthodontist has become the oldest person to climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Dr Fred Distelhorst, 88, from Vail, Colorado, climbed to the summit with his granddaughter, Ellen [...]
Retired orthodontist Dr. Fred Distelhorst, age 88, is the oldest person to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. “It wasn’t such a big deal. I was surprised it wasn’t harder,” he said, smiling. It was his [...]