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!


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7summits' Wise Words:
"If I had my life to live over I'd like to make more mistakes next time. I'd relax. I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream and less beans. I would perhaps have more actual trouble, but I'd have fewer imaginary ones. You see, I'm one of those people who live sensibly and sanely hour after hour, day after day. Oh, I've had my moments, and if I had to do it over again, I'd have more of them. In fact, I'd try to have nothing else. Just moments, one after another, instead of living so many years ahead of each day. I've been one of those persons who never goes anywhere without a thermometer, a hot water bottle, a raincoat, and a parachute. If I had to do it again, I would travel ligther that I have. If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds, I would pick more daisies." -- Nadine Stair (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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