The government of Tanzania has set up a high-speed internet service on Mount Kilimanjaro. The government says the service will promote safety for climbers. But it will also allow people to post selfies as they work their way up Africa's tallest mountain.
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Last Saturday a mountain climber from Nepal set a new world record for climbing Mount Everest the most times. Kami Rita, who's 52, has now climbed Mount Everest 26 times.
On Tuesday, Nepal and China announced a new height for the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. After years of disagreeing on the mountain's height, both sides have measured again - and discovered that it's taller than anyone thought.
A surprising activity has become popular among cyclists in recent months. It's called "Everesting" - riding up and down a hill until you've ridden "up" enough to have reached the top of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.
Nirmal "Nims" Purja has just set several world records after completing a mountain climbing challenge he set for himself: climbing the world's 14 highest mountains in less than seven months.
On June 12, Selah Schneiter set the record as the youngest person to successfully complete the famous climb up "The Nose" of El Capitan. Selah is just 10 years old.