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Seventeen-year-old Rhys is just days away from his biggest climbing challenge
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MOUNT MCKINLEY
By Rhys Jones
Seventeen-year-old Rhys Jones is just days away from his biggest climbing challenge. He's setting off to attempt to scale Mount McKinley in Alaska. If he succeeds he'll be the youngest ever British climber to reach the summit and possibly the youngest climber to traverse the mountain. With temperatures ranging from 30 celcius to minus 30 celcius he's got to be prepared. Although he's not quite so prepared about a slightly more delicate matter...

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Chris
What an awesome challenge for an awesome kid! Is his expedition progress being captured on a web site? I'm sure many people would like to know.




Title:
MOUNT MCKINLEY
Contributor:
Rhys Jones
Length:
1.44 mins
Date:
22 May 2003
Source:
Video Nation Southampton
Country:
England - South
Location:
Southampton
Categories:
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