FOLLOW AUSTRIAN TWINS HORST AND GERNOT TURNOWSKY AS THEY ATTEMPT TO BIKE AND CLIMB EACH OF THE WORLD'S SEVEN HIGHEST PEAKS NONSTOP ON SEVEN CONTINENTS:



Mt.Kilimanjaro, Africa 19,341' (5,895 m)
(completed - see YouTube below)

Mt.Elbrus, Europe 18,510' (5,642 m)
(completed - see photos below)

Mt.Aconcagua, South America 22,841' (6,962 m)
(Goal) January, 2014

Mt.McKinley, North America 20,328' (6,196 m)

Mt.Vinson, Antarctica 16,050' (4,892 m)

Mt.Everest, Asia 29,029' (8,848 m)

Carstenz Pyramid, Australia/Oceana 16,024' (4,884 m)


Wednesday, April 3, 2013

In Training for South America, January 2014

In preparation for Aconcagua in January of 2014, Horst and Gernot are preparing to climb the highest mountain in Germany:  Zugspitze, which is 9717' (2962m).  Their bike ride will begin in Bremerhaven, Germany at the northsea where they will ride 621 miles (1000 kilometers) to Zugspitze, then climb to the top, all nonstop.  They calculate it will take a total of 50 hours.
 
 

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