UAE women students climb Mount Kilimanjaro

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.

Updated: May 11, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

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