A 7-Year-Old Montannah Kenney setting out to make history. The second grader from Austin, Texas had an idea to be the youngest girl ever to climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa. 19,341 feet and to do it for the honor of a father who she lost when she was just three.
Montannah Kenney ascended one of the world’s highest peaks with her mother and became the youngest girl to reach the top of Kilimanjaro.
Montannah said, “I wanted to be closer to my dad. I wanted to do fun adventures with my mom and learn about Mt. Kilimanjaro.”
Being in the cloud she says reminds her of heaven. After trading with her mom Hollie who had to get special permission from Montana to even attempt to climb. Both daughter and mom reached their destination safely.
According to the information of the source, two climbing with help from a group of guys. Facing high altitude, constant rain, and snow and keeping up with school work at the night in the tent. There were snow angels and snowball fights along the way and six days this summer back home in Austin on April 11, 2018.
Montannah’s mother Hollie said, “It was way steeper than we thought.” Further, she added, “We didn’t know what a cliff was and what was a cloud. That was the big eye-opener.”
Mother and daughter saying after safely back at home, “We both very much enjoy the entire journey. Montannah Kenney met her goal.”