Climbing Over Obstacles– Summiting 8000 Meter Peaks The Hard Way

As high school winds down, and parents plan for summer vacations, Mike Moniz is fervently attempting to arrange for his son to have a different type of outing. He is hoping that, within the next eight days, his son Matt will have successfully summited his second and third 8000-meter peaks. The mountains in question — only the fifth highest peak in the world, Makalu, and then hopefully Mt. Everest.

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