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Meet the first all-black U.S. expedition team to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Rosemary Saal, a Seattle local and one of the technical co-leaders of Outdoor Afro’s journey to Kilimanjaro, has led group expeditions in Alaska and Patagonia, including the first all-Black expedition team to take on Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America.

In Tanzania, a team of climbers co-led by a Seattelite are casually making history: They're about to become the first all-black expedition team from the U.S. to take on Africa’s tallest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro.

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