Carstensz


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Carstensz

Mount. a former name of (Mount) Jaya
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In 2008 he conquered Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Elbrus in Russia, and in April 2009 climbed Indonesia's Carstensz Pyramid - the tallest mountain in Australasia.
You don't conquer mountains, you just try and climb them if they let you," UAE based adventurer Suzanne Al Houby told XPRESS after climbing Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) - the highest mountain in Oceania, peaking at 4,884 metres.
To date, only 334 people have climbed the Seven Summits with about 30 per cent having climbed both Mount Kosciuszko and Carstensz Pyramid.
Since then, he has also reached the summits of Cerro Aconcagua (South America), Vinson Massif (Antarctica), Elbrus (Europe), Mount Everest (Asia), Carstensz Pyramid and Mount Kosciuszko (Australia).
The crew are also set to scale Oceania's Carstensz Pyramid (4,884m) Antarctica's Vinson Massif (4,892m), Europe's Elbrus (5,642m) Africa's Kilimanjaro (5,892m), North America's Mt.
The event takes place on Friday December 2 at St George's Hotel in Llandudno, when Richard will recall the challenge of tackling peaks including Everest, Kilimanjaro and the lesser-known 16,000-foot Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid), the highest point in Australasia.
first as part of a British Ornithologist's Union expedition and later leading an expedition of his own, during which he climbed to within 150 metres of the summit of Carstensz Pyramid, at 4,884 metres the highest peak on the island In 1928, Wollaston was elected honorary, secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, but two years later he was shot through the heart in his room at the University of Cambridge by a student, who then committed suicide.
The former Pontypridd, Leeds, Perpignan and Newport Gwent Dragons flanker also climbed Mount Vinson, Aconcagua, Mount Kilimanjaro, Carstensz Pyramid, Mount Everest and Mount Denalias, as well as venturing to both the North and South Poles in the same year - all under his target of seven months.
By climbing Carstensz Pyramid (West Papua), a peak that territorially belongs to the Australian continent, I completed and fully realized what I have set myself in my mountaineering plan.
They are Kilimanjaro (Africa), Vinson Massif (Antarctica), Kosciuszko (Australia), Carstensz Pyramid (Oceania), Everest (Asia), Elbrus (Europe), Mount McKinley (North America) and Aconcagua (South America).
The Seven Summits are the highest mountains on each of the seven continents and a much sought-after achievement among climbers: Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Denali (Alaska), Elbrus (Russia), Aconcagua (Argentina), Carstensz Pyramid (Indonesia), Vinson (Antarctica) and Everest (Nepal).
He is also planning to climb Mount Aconcagua in February and Mount Carstensz Pyramid in March.