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New record for oldest person to climb Kilimanjaro!

It's finally been officially confirmed that Dr Fred Distelhorst, a retired orthodontist from Vail, Colorado, has become, at 88, the oldest person ever to climb Kilimanjaro. Dr Distelhorst climbed with his grand-daughter, Ellen Edgerton, who was already in Tanzania volunteering for a charity project. The duo took six days to climb Africa's highest mountain, finally reaching the [...]

Highest ever football match played on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro has picked up yet another record. Last month thirty women from across the world played a full ninety-minute football game (that's soccer to our American friends) in the Crater of Mount Kilimanjaro. The game, between Volcano FC and Glacier FC, ended in a nil-nil draw but the result wasn't really the point. The people [...]