Conquering Uhuru Peak (5895m) at 12 Years Old

At just twelve years old and one month, Dor Geta Popescu climbed Uhuru Peak (5895 meters) in the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim in Kilimanjaro Mountains. This success make her the youngest Romanian to ever climb this peak. 

On July 16, at just twelve years old and one month, Dor Geta Popescu climbed Uhuru Peak (5895 meters) in the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim in Kilimanjaro Mountains. This success make her the youngest Romanian to ever climb this peak.

This is not the first time when Dor sets the age climbing record: Mount Ararat (5165 meters) in 2013 and Damavand (5671 meters) in 2014.

In less than 3 weeks, Dor Geta Popescu will attempt to set a new record age climbing record by climbing Mount Elbrus which is both the highest peak and highest volcano in Europe.

Posted by Ana-Maria Bogdan

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