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Vinson Massif,

peak, 16,860 ft (5,139 m) high, W Antarctica, in the Ellsworth Mts.; highest peak in Antarctica.
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He has reached both the South and North Poles and has scaled the peaks of Mount Vinson in Antarctica, Aconcagua in South America, Kilimanjaro in Kenya, and Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia.
The 40-year-old London-born Omani, whose attempt to scale Mount Everest was cut short last April by an ankle injury, has also successfully conquered Kenya's Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Vinson in Antarctica.
Climbing to the top gave me an overwhelming feeling of pride because only 700 climbers have attempted to reach the top of Mount Vinson.
This Pittsburgh-area high school principal and father of five now only has to climb five more mountains to achieve his goal: Russia's 18,481-foot Mount Elbrus; 16,067-foot Mount Vinson, in Antarctica's Ellsworth Range; the 16,023-foot Carstenz Pyramid, in Indonesia; Tanzania's 19,339-foot Mount Kilimanjaro; and, of course, the world's highest peak, 29,035-foot Mount Everest.
January 8: the summit of Mount Vinson, in Antarctica, is reached.
He ticked off his sixth mountain summit, Mount Vinson in Antarctica, late last year.
After conquering the South Pole, Antarctic peak Mount Vinson and the Andes' Aconcagua, Parks will today reach "the roof of Africa" at 5,895m high.
He is already the first GCC Arab to walk to the Magnetic North Pole and has conquered Kenya's Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Vinson in Antarctica.
Russia's 18,481-foot Mount Elbrus; -- 16,067-foot Mount Vinson, in Antarctica's Ellsworth Range; -- the 16,023-foot Carstenz Pyramid, in Indonesia; -- Tanzania's 19,339-foot Mount Kilimanjaro; -- and, the world's highest peak, 29,035-foot Mount Everest.
com/donate THE CHALLENGE SO FAR * South Pole - completed Jan 1 * Mount Vinson, Antarctica - completed Jan 8 * Aconcagua, Argentina - completed February 5 * Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - completed February 27 * Carstensz Pyramid, Indonesia - completed March 15 * North Pole - completed April 11 * Mount Everest, Nepal - completed May 25 * Denali, Alaska * Elbrus, Russia
He has already conquered the two poles and scaled Mount Vinson (Antarctica), Aconcagua (Americas), Kilimanjaro (Africa) and the Carstensz Pyramid (Oceania).
It is the third stage of his epic 737 Challenge, having last month successfully trekked to the South Pole and climbed Antarctica's 16,066ft-high Mount Vinson.

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