The seven summits, the highest peaks of the 7 continents: Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, Vinson, Carstensz! Trips, Statistics & information!
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The 7 summits

The highest mountains on the seven continents

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Kilimanjaro, Denali, Elbrus, Aconcagua, Carstensz Pyramid, Vinson & Everest. The seven summits are magical mountains that have been climbed by a select few. Follow your dreams here and join them!

Find facts & figures, Pictures, stories, tips about gear, organized trips & expeditions to the seven summits, statistics, literature, videos and more. Your opinion counts in the voting booths and on the forum!



7summits' Wise Words:
"Climbing is a joyous, instinctive activity; unless restrained, most children will scurry up trees, garden walls, building facades, and anything else steep and enticing. While society, in the form of parents, teachers and the law, discourages these activities, some determined individuals persist and eventually find their way back to the peaks. They follow the suggestion of one climber "to remember our arboreal ancestors, retreat intellecutually a couple of million years and make like monkeys, defying gravity with our own impetus." -- Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (more quotes) .
New: the 7summits.com Mount Everest Guidebook by Harry Kikstra. Practical, light & filled with information and pictures. Read more and see sample pages here. Everest guidebook cover by Harry Kikstra
New: the 7summits.com Denali Guidebook by Harry Kikstra. Practical and light filled with information and pictures. Read more and see sample pages here.

New: the 7summits.com Aconcagua Guidebook by Harry Kikstra. Practical and light filled with information and pictures. Read more and see sample pages here. The 7summits.com Aconcagua guidebook by Harry Kikstra

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