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Seven Summits challenge has two official lists.

Dubai: The Seven Summits, a mountaineering challenge of climbing the highest mountains, is classified under two lists -- Bass and Messner.

The Seven Summits comprises Cerro Aconcagua (South America), Denali (North America), Vinson Massif (Antarctica), Elbrus (Europe), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Everest (Asia) and either Carstensz Pyramid or Mount Kosciuszko (Australia). The Bass List, which includes Mount Kosciuszko in Australia and the Messner List which includes Carstensz Pyramid in Australia.

Last month, Gulf News reported that British expatriate Leanna Shuttleworth completed the Bass list, qualifying as the first resident and recently, Gulf News reported that Finnish expatriate Atte Miettinen was the first to complete the Messner list.

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Publication:Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
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Date:Jul 10, 2012
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