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The Seven Summits

The Highest Mountains & Volcanoes of the Seven Continents

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Seven Summits - the quest to reach the highest point on every continentNepal Mountaineering Guide Denal Climbing GuideClassic Climbs in the Caucasus Kilimanjaro Trekking Guide Aconcagua: A Climbing Guide  Mountain of Ice - NOVA

Europe | Africa | Asia | Australasia | North America | South America | Antarctica

7summits - Location Map Location Map :: Seven Second Summits :: Volcanic Seven Summits

Asia: ( 8,000ers7,000ers ,  Nepal Peaks , Pakistan Karakorum )

Mount Everest in Nepal / Tibet - highest summit in Asia and the World

Mount Everest


Everest: 50th Anniversary Volume


K2 in Pakistan -- second highest summit in Asia and the World



K2: The Savage Mountain

Damavand - highest mountain in Iran



World Mountaineering

Europe: ( 4000ers , The Alps , Climbing Info )

Mount Elbrus in Russia - highest summit in Europe



Classic Climbs in the Caucasus


Mont Blanc - highest summit in France and Western Europe

Mont Blanc


Alpine 4000m Peaks - Classic Routes

Africa: ( Climbing Info )

Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - highest summit in Africa



Kilimanjaro Trekking Guide


Mount Kenya - highest summit in Kenya and second highest in Africa

Mount Kenya


Kilimanjaro & Mount Kenya - Climbing & Trekking Guide

Australasia / Oceania: ( Climbing Info )

Carstensz Pyramid in Irian Java / Indonesia - highest summit in Australasia / Oceania

Carstensz Pyramid

Irian Java, Indonesia

Indonesia - Lonely Planet


Mount Cook - highest summit in New Zealand

Mount Cook

New Zealand

Aoraki Mount Cook - A Guide for Mountaineers


Mt. Kosciusko , Snowy Mountains, highest mountain in Australia

Mount Kosciusko


Rough Guide Australia

Mount Wilhelm - highest summit in Papua New Guinea

Mount Wilhelm


Rough Guide Australia

North America: ( Colorado Rockies , Climbing Info )

Denali ( Mt. Mckinley ) in Alaska - highest summit in the USA and North America

Denali ( Mount McKinley )

Alaska, USA

Denali's West Buttress - The Classic / Normal route of Mount Mckinley's


Mount Logan highest mountain in Canada and second highest in North America

Mount Logan


Climbing Canada's High Points


Pico de Orizaba - highest mountain in Mexico

Pico de Orizaba


Climbing in North America

Mount Whitney in California - highest summit in the contiguous states of the USA

Mount Whitney

California, USA

Climbing Mount Whitney

South America: ( Andes , Climbing Info )

Aconcagua in Argentina - highest summit in South America



Aconcagua: A Climbing Guide


Ojos del Salado - highest mountain in Chile - second highest mountain in South America

Ojos del Salado


Trekking & Climbing in the Andes


Vinson Massif - highest summit in Antarctica

Vinson Massif


Mountain of Ice - NOVA






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Seven Summits - Quest to reach the highest peaks Seven Summits The Sky's the Limit  Everest - Mountain of Dreams  Everest - Mountain without Mercy  Everest - Beyond the Limit  Mountain of Ice - NOVA

Lonely Planet Nepal Rough Guide Nepal Trekking and Climbing in NepalLonely Planet - Trekking in NepalThe Trekking Peaks of Nepal Nepal Mountaineering Guide Everest: A Trekkers Guide Trekking in the Everest Region

Everest: The West Ridge Return to Everest - DVD Return to Everest - Video Conquest of Everest Everest: Summit of AchievementEverest: 50th Anniversary VolumeEverest: To the Top Coronation Everest

Denali / Mount McKinley  Ascend Denali Denali's West Buttress - The Classic / Normal route of Mount Mckinley's Denali Climbing GuideIn the Shadow of DenaliDenali: Deception, Defeat & Triumph Mount McKinleyDiscovering Denali

Deadly Ascent - Mount McKinley  Alaska - Climbing Guide Let's Go Alaska Lonely Planet AlaskaRough Guide Alaska Winter Wilderness CompanionLonely Planet: Hiking in the USA Let's Go USA

Classic Climbs in the Caucasus Trekking in the CaucasusMy Climbs in the Alps & Caucasus - A.F.Mummery Lonely Planet: South America on a ShoestringAconcagua: A Climbing GuideAconcagua - Roof of the Andes Aconcagua - Ascents & Routes in the Southern Andes Aconcagua - A Climbing Guide Explore the Inca Trail

Trekking in the Central Andes Trekking in the Patagonian Andes The Andes Climbing GuideTrekking & Climbing in the Andes Footprint - Ecuador & Galapagos Lonely Planet - EcuadorClimbing & Hiking in Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador - A Climbing Guide

Cordillera Blanca - Classic Climbs South America on a shoestring - Lonely Planet Peru Map - Rough GuideTrekking in the Central Andes - Lonely Planet Wild Winds - Adventures in the Highest Andes Bolivia Climbers Guide

Vancouver Lonely Planet City GuideToronto Lonely Planet City GuideBanff, Glacier & Jasper National Parks Lonely PlanetBritish Columbia Lonely PlanetCanada - Lonely PlanetThe Canadian RockiesNorth Canada - Bradt Travel Guide

Explore CanadaCanadian Rockies Access Guide Climbing Canada's High Points Canadian MountaineeringClimbing in North America Mount Whitney Trail Guide Climbing Mount Whitney

Snowshoeing Snowshoe Handbook HIGH: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush - Eric NewbyLonely Planet Pakistan Insight Guide Pakistan

Five Miles High - Houston K2: The Savage Mountain In the Zone - Peter PotterfieldK2: Challenging the Sky - DiembergerSavage Summit - Women on K2 K2

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro - Travel Map Kilimanjaro Trekking Guide Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of AfricaKilimanjaroClimbing KilimanjaroKilimanjaro Trekking MapKilimanjaro & Mount Kenya - Climbing & Trekking Guide

Kilimanjaro & East Africa - Trekking & Climbing GuideLonely Planet: Africa Lonely Planet: Africa on a ShoestringLonely Planet - Kenya Lonely Planet - Tanzania Lonely Planet - Trekking in East Africa

Lonely Planet - East Africa World Mountaineering On Top of the World - climbing the 14 highest mountains All 14 Eight-Thousanders: Reinhold MessnerMy Vertical World - Climbing the 8000m Peaks - Jerzy Kukuczka Thin Air - Encounters in the Himalayas - Doug Scott World's most significant ClimbsHigh Exposure - David Breashears

The Death Zone 90 degrees South: With Scott to the AntarcticaScott of the Antarctic Mountaineering: Freedom of the HillsHistory of Mountain ClimbingMountain Travellers HandbookMountaineering: The Freedom of the HillsMountain Leadership

 Handbook of Climbing - Hamish MacInnes  Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast & High Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical WorldWorld's Great Adventure Treks Top Treks of the WorldFrontiers: The World's Best Hikes Distant Mountains - Encounters with the World's Greatest Mountains

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