News Story: Boy, 12, climbs Kilimanjaro in seven days
August 23, 2005
Dar es Salaam : A 12-year-old American boy, Ryan Eckert, may have set a record by successfully climbing Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, last week, his guide said yesterday.
“It took the boy seven days to reach the summit,” the guide, Honest Minja, said by telephone from Moshi at the base of the famed 5 895-metre white-peaked mountain in northern Tanzania.
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By Peter Baxter
| August 24th, 2005
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