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The Seven Summits are the seven highest mountains of the world's seven continents, an epic mountaineering adventure of challenge, perseverance, and excitement. From the rarified air of the Himalaya to the plains of Africa to the polar glaciers of Antarctica, the Seven Summits is a collection of peaks spanning to the far reaches of the globe.

Only a few hundred people have reached the Seven Summits and each climb offers its own, unique challenges. Kilimanjaro and Elbrus are the less technical climbs of the Seven Summits, while Everest is the ultimate achievement.

Peak #1:

Summit Date: Nov. 28, 2016

Kilimanjaro

(Africa):Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 meters (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 meters (19,341 ft) above sea level.

Peak #2:

Summit Date: Feb. 6, 2017

Aconcagua

(South America): Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia, at 6,961 meters (22,838 ft), and by extension the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the Mendoza Province, Argentina.

Peak #3:

Summit Date: Aug. 2, 2017

Elbrus

(Europe): Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Russia and in Europe. A dormant volcano, Elbrus forms part of the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia. With its slightly taller west summit, the mountain stands at 5,642 meters (18,510 ft).

Peak #4:

Summit Date: TBD

Vinson

(Antarctica): Mount Vinson is the highest peak in Antarctica, at 4,892 meters (16,050 ft). It lies in the north part of Vinson Massif’s summit plateau in the south portion of the main ridge of the Sentinel Range about 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) north of Hollister Peak.

Peak #5:

Summit Date: TBD

Carstensz Pyramid

(Australia): Carstensz Pyramid is the highest summit of Mount Carstensz in the Sudirman Range of the western central highlands of Papua Province. At 4,884 meters (16,024 ft) above sea level, Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain in Indonesia and the highest on the continent of Australia

Peak #6:

Summit Date: TBD

McKinley (Denali)

(North America): Denali, also known as Mount McKinley, is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 6,190 meters (20,310 ft) above sea level. Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua.

Peak #7:

Summit Date: TBD

Everest

(Asia): Mount Everest is Earth's highest mountain. Its peak is 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) above sea level. Mount Everest is located in the Mahalangur mountain range in Nepal. There are two main climbing routes: one from the southeast in Nepal and the other from the north in Tibet, China.