UAE women students climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 22:20

Abu Dhabi: Nine students from the Abu Dhabi Women`s College have returned from Tanzania following a successful trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world`s fourth highest mountain.

The students and three teachers reached the 5,895 metre-high peak after six days of climbing in temperatures ranging between 10-20 degrees Celsius below zero and low oxygen levels.
The trip, the first by a UAE team to Kilimanjaro, was sponsored Abu Dhabi`s Mubadala Development and the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy.
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 22:20

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