Five South Africans the first to summit Antarctic peak

2015-01-14 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Three Durbanites are among five South African mountaineers who were the first to summit an unnamed peak in Antarctica’s Ellsworth mountain range.

While their relatively low, unnamed 1 859 metre peak could fit twice into Mount Vinson — Antarctica’s highest peak — which the crew had climbed earlier, it still required a tough climb of 700 metres to get to “their” top. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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