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RAWAN DAKIK: THE FIRST TANZANIAN TO CONQUER ALL THE WORLD’S SEVEN SUMMITS

Rawan Dakik

 

•Summited Mt. Denali this week
•The mission took her 8 years to accomplish
•Started the mission with Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in 2014 and ended up with Denali, USA in 2022

TANZANIA’S 22-years old Rawan Dakik, earlier this week has again set her own record by becoming the first Tanzanian and African woman to conquer all the world’s seven summits, after summiting Mount Denali in North America, to make a total of world’s seven highest peaks found in all seven continents of the world.

Mid last year, Dakik became the second Tanzanian but first Tanzanian woman and the youngest African to reach the summit of Everest with the height of 8,848 metres, and was named as Tanzania’s Tourism Ambassador

Before, Rawan had already summited all the six mountain peaks of the world and she was remained with only Denali, also known as Mount McKinley, in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level. Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak on Earth, after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. Located in the Alaska Range in the interior of the U.S. state of Alaska, Denali is the centerpiece of Denali National Park and Preserve

The other six summits and the year she summited includes Mount Everest in Nepal with the height of 8,848 metres above mean sea level in 2021; Aconcagua, Argentina (6,962m) in 2018; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (5,895) in 2014; Elbrus, Russia (5,642m) in 2016; Vinson Massif, Antartica (4,892) in 2019 and Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, (4,880) in 2017

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