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Hello all,
as you can see we just added this board where you can let us know about your summits!
If you have any stories, pictures or tips to share, just let us know.
Oh, and you can also link your summitday to the calendar if you like, a new feature of this board. Use the calendar button that will appear at the bottom of your post after posting, or you can post from the calendar using the link in the left menu.

For now we will only have one summitboard, but if many people add stories we will split them.

A few rules for this board:

- You must be registered to upload any pictures or to access the calendar. This is free and only takes a second, just click the link in the menu.
- You must have climbed the mountains! But, if you tried but did not summit, that's ok, we are also interested in stories about it not succeeding, others can learn from that
- Only post pictures/stories that are yours to post.
- you can also write down your story if you climbed a month or 25 years ago!

If you have a longer story to share, email them to info @ 7summits.com and we will add them to the main site under the separate mountains. See a nice Kilimanjaro example with loads of pictures here.

If you took a lot f pictures, you can upload them on the image section of the site (where they can be sent as ecards as well then) or you can email them as well and we will do it for you.

Good luck!
Thanks and keep climbing, writing and photographing!

Harry  8)
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I hope to add a nice 1 this year ;)
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I hope to add a nice 1 this year ;)
I think you can already add a nice 1 from last year  8)
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Hey im the guy on the left...but who's the guy on the right Harry ?  ;D ;)

I'll write a small report when i have time for it coming weekend  :)
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Umm, dunno  ???, but he looks like a wuss with that big down jacket  ;D
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summitted mount Elbrus 2002
Summitted Mount Denali 2003
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Elbrus 2002, denali2003, vinson 2004, Aconcagua 2004 and recently Everest 2004 and 2005 (no summit)
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my wife and I: Kili 2003, Elbrus 2004, Aconcagua and Kosciuszko 2005
many pictures and stories on our lonelyplanet website (it is currently the website of the month, but when it is not, just search for michelle and charlie)

I have a question, though-  My body does not seem to like altitude.  Even though we spent a lot of time up in the Andes before Aconcagua, I had this dry cough above say 5000 m, getting worse with the altitude.  So much so that on summit day even little effort brought on a lot of coughing.  Should I bag the hope of ever climbing over 7000 m?
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Kilimanjaro - Nov 2004

Currently waiting for a sunny day in Talkeetna, Alaska, so that our team can fly onto the mountain. Hopefully in 3 weeks or so, I will add Denali to the list.
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summitted kilimanjaro 25/12/2005

Acon attempt dec 2006
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Kilimanjaro (Western Breach route) - 2005
Elbruz - 2006
Carstenz - intention to climb late 2007 / early 2008
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Acon 2004 - no summit
Kili 2005 - Western Breach
Elbrus 2006 - leaving on Thursday
Denali June/July 07
Acon 2nd attempt - Jan 08
Gasherbrum I&II or Cho Oyu- hopefully may or oct 08
after that who knows?? :)
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Congrats 617 and markvfr!!!  Good luck with Elbrus, markvfr...safe climbing and enjoy!

MC  :)    :)
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Duncan Chessell of Adelaide Australia has just climbed Vinson from sea level
If I am not mistaken it is the completion of the Seven Summits list.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200701/s1820371.htm

Duncan Chessell and his team with other climbers are stranded at Patriot Hills because of plane troubles
http://www.mounteverest.net/news.php?news=15444
http://www.rl99.com
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Hi,

First post, Uber excited to be a part of such a great life goal.

Ok, here goes:

Kilimanjaro (Machame Route) 2002.
Aconcagua (Normal Route - DNS) 2004
Denali (West Butress) 2008

Charlie - I was diagnosed with Laryngitis a few days before leaving for Acon-agony which was further aggravated by the dry, dusty conditions, so much so that I didn't summit  :'( . Several others in the same group had coughing "issues".

Cheers

Wackb
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Kilimanjaro (Western Breach route) - 2005
Elbruz - 2006
Carstenz - intention to climb late 2007 / early 2008

Further detail:
Kilimanjaro (Western Breach route) - Jan 1, 2005
Elbruz - Aug 24, 2006

Carstenz - didn't materialize (good intentions...) but will be in Oz this coming december to tick off Kosciusko. Next objective then is Aconcagua Dec 2011 or Jan 2012
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