Mount McKinley (Denali)
You may have noticed we left out
Australia and this is the confusing part.
On April 30, 1985 American Richard Bass reached the top
of Mount Everest becoming the first person to complete the seven
of the mountains he climbed was the 2,228 meter Mount Kosciuszko on the mainland
lies the problem, there is a dispute as to what constitutes the continent of
Australia, but most believe it includes Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand,
Australasia, Oceania and other Pacific islands, not just the mainland of
If this is
the case, then the highest mountain on the continent of Australia is Carstensz
Pyramid at 4,884 meters, in Western New Guinea.
The first person to summit the above six mountains and
Carstensz Pyramid is Pat Morrow, who completed the task on May 7, 1986 atop
Carstensz Pyramid itself.
Carstensz Pyramid & Mount Kosciuszko
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