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Jordan’s women climbers taking steps to conquer Mount Everest

2 Jun 2017

With Mount Everest in their sights, Jordan Women’s Everest Expedition 2018 have returned to the Kingdom after training in Nepal for their planned summit of the world’s highest mountain. 

The Nepalese trip, to take part in an introduction to high altitude mountaineering training course, was the first of four expeditions planned to prepare the team for their ultimate goal in April 2018 — to become the “first all-female team” from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to summit Mount Everest, a statement from RISE — Jordan Women’s Everest Expedition 2018, said on Thursday. 

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