A Moroccan child takes on the challenge of climbing the highest peak in Africa – Today 24

The 12-year-old Moroccan child, Youssef Tazi, is preparing to climb the highest African peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, with a height of 5,895 metres, in Tanzania, from January 13 to 22, 2024. He will thus be the first Moroccan, Arab and African child to climb this peak. At this age.

Youssef Al-Tazi has an unlimited ambition to raise the national flag very high, out of pride in his country and in honor of the children and youth of his country, knowing that he has had a passion for climbing peaks since the age of four, and he accompanies his father, Omar Al-Tazi, on many adventures, especially as they climb 35 peaks. In Morocco, 13 of them have peaks exceeding 4,000 metres.

Youssef Al-Tazi created the event even more when he climbed Mount Ararat (5,165 metres), the highest mountain peak in Turkey. It received wide international attention, through the international media, as it was hosted by several satellite channels, radio stations, news websites, and well-known print newspapers.

Mount Kilimanjaro is considered the highest peak in Africa and the highest free mountain in the world. According to the Kilimanjaro Park administration, only 45 percent of those who undertake this adventure have succeeded in ascending it.

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