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2/9/2011 1 Peggy McAlpine (Britain) marked her 100th birthday by setting what is believed to be a new world record by paragliding from the top of a mountain range in Cyprus. Peggy McAlpine, who has seen the reign of five British monarchs and 26 prime ministers, leapt from a 2,500-foot (760 metre) peak in the Five Finger mountains in northern Cyprus for a 15-minute tandem flight. What are you going to do to mark your 100 th b-day? Where is Crook’s Peak and how did it get its name? 14190 ft. Crook’s Peak is close to Mt. Whitney Named after Hulda Crooks in 1990 by Congress Whitney Crook’s Hulda was known as “Grandma Whitney” Climbed Mt. Whitney 23 X b/w ages of 65 and 91 and… 97 other peaks At the age of 91 , she became the oldest woman to complete the ascent of Mt. Fuji in Japan At 91 , she hiked the entire 212 mile John Muir Trail in the high Sierras.
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2/9/2011 2 Hulda Crooks 1896 - 1997 Named by an Act of Congress in 1990 in honor of Hulda Crooks who climbed the summit at the age of 91. California Congressman Jerry Lewis with Hulda Crooks
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HLTH 300 taught by Professor Randypage during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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