2008 Cotopaxi

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Cotopaxi (5,897m)

Ecuador, South America

June 25 – July 8, 2008 | Summit Date : July 3, 2008

Vox Telecom Expedition Team : Leader Tony van Marken

Tony van Marken, Mike von Holdt, Lindsay Noel and Simon Butler reach summit.

Cotopaxi is a stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains, located about 50 km south of Quito, Ecuador, South America. It is the second highest summit in the country, reaching a height of 5,897 m.

2003 Matterhorn

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Matterhorn (4,478m)

Pennine Alps, Europe

September 21 – 22, 2003 | Summit Date : September 22, 2003 (via Hornli Hut)

Climbing Team : Neal Brodie, Tony van Marken

The Matterhorn, Monte Cervino or Mont Cervin, is a mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy. Its summit is 4,478 metres high, making it one of the highest peaks in the Alps.

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Introduction – Tony van Marken

Tony van Marken is a successful businessman and avid adventurer and has established a reputation as an outstanding motivational speaker. He has led or participated in over 30 high-altitude mountaineering expeditions on seven continents and has climbed numerous classic peaks around the world.  He reached the summit of Everest via the South Col route on June 2nd, 2005, to complete his quest to become the first South African to climb the original Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents.

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