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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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Nicholas Clinch was the first person to climb Vinson Massif in 1966.
On January 17, after a few days of snow had halted any movement, 20 of the 26 participants and 5 guides of the expedition successfully reached the summit, making it the largest summit group in the history of Vinson Massif.
The 23- year- old twins from Dehradun have successfully reached the top of Mt Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mt Everest (Asia), Mt Elbrus (Europe), Mt Aconcagua (South America), Mt Carstensz Pyramid (Oceania), Mt McKinley (North America) and finally Mt Vinson Massif (Antarctica).
That achievement was quickly followed by their summit of Mount Vinson Massif (4,892m) in Antarctica.
In addition to Alaska's Denali, the seven summits include Everest (Asia), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Elbrus (Europe), Carstenz Pyramid (Australasia), Aconcagua (South America) and Vinson Massif (Antartica).
Phoenix, AZ, March 29, 2013 --( Irion Books, LLC is pleased to announce that Murder on Vinson Massif, a Summit Murder Mystery, the sixth in the series, is now available via audio book.
The Qatari adventurer has previously triumphed over the elements by climbing the highest peaks in Africa (Mount Kilimanjaro), Western Europe (Mont Blanc) and Antarctica (Vinson Massif), attempted Latin America (Mount Aconcagua), and reached Everest Base Camp in Nepal.
Leitir Mor is the one to beat, but a chance is taken on Red d Clasp following her debut fourth to Vinson Massif in a maiden here on Monday.
SCRAPPER BLACKWELL STEPPED-UP on debut run when almost overcoming a high draw in a five-furlong juvenile maiden at Dundalk, going down by a head to Ballydoyle colt Vinson Massif.
In addition to successfully crossing, by camel, the Rub'al Khali, which stretches from the Red Sea to the Persian Gulf, Clarke has also climbed six of the world's "Seven Summits," which are the highest mountains on each continent: Mount Aconcagua in 1993, Mount McKinley in 1996, Mount Everest in 1997, Mount Kilimanjaro in 2001, Mount Elbrus in 2002 and Vinson Massif in 2005.
His hobby has taken him around the globe as he notched up six of the seven continents' highest mountains: Cerro Aconcagua in South America, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, McKinley in North America, Vinson Massif in Antarctica, and Oceania's Carstensz Pyramid.
They are Kilimanjaro (Africa), Vinson Massif (Antarctica), Kosciuszko (Australia), Carstensz Pyramid (Oceania), Everest (Asia), Elbrus (Europe), Mount McKinley (North America) and Aconcagua (South America).