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Become an extreme stair climber

Climb to the top of the world's highest places without leaving home.

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  1. Find a staircase. How high is one step?
  2. Divide the height of your mountain by the height of one of your steps.
  3. Climb that many steps to get to the top! If you have a Mission:Explore book you can tick off each place as you conquer it!
Mt. Everest 8,848m / 29,029ft
Mt. McKinley 6,194m / 20,320ft
Mt. Kilimanjaro 5,895m / 19,341ft
Ben Nevis 1,344m / 4,409ft

Search for the heights of other mountains or buildings to see what else you can climb.

This mission is taken from Mission:Explore, our book of 102 missions. Get the book now to discover missions and record your explorations.

Mission Risk: Low
Low. This should be easy but take care.

Mission Id: 3172

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