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8-year-old eager to climb any mountain

Original post made on Aug 5, 2011

Kipling Van Horn, 8, beat the heat last Sunday by going mountaineering on Mount Shasta's notorious Avalanche Gulch Route. This was his third attempt at summiting the 14,162-foot mountain, since 2009. He made it to 12,800 feet when high winds and a whiteout prevented continuing to the summit.

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Posted by Cease Family
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:24 pm

Kip, you are amazing!!