In 1990 Rob Hall and Gary Ball climbed the highest peaks on all seven continents in seven months. Flanking Peter Hillary, son of Sir Edmund, Hall (left) and Ball wave the New Zealand flag after returning to Wellington following their ascent of Mt Everest. Another of the summits on this mission was Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa. Listen to Gary Ball talk about their successful climb.
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