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NLCS Dubai student scaling new heights and conquering mountains

8 year old student from NLCS Dubai sets records with remarkable achievements on the world's highest peaks.

In a world filled with inspiring stories of human triumph and endurance, 8 year old Ayaan from NLCS Dubai, has made an amazing set of challenges by conquering some of the world’s tallest mountains. Ayaan’s incredible journey began in August 2022 when he became the youngest person in the region to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Undeterred by his age, Ayaan continued to push his limits and recently achieved another extraordinary feat by conquering Mount Elbrus on June 15th 2023. In addition to this, Ayaan has set his sights on his next expedition to Mount Aconcagua on December 15th 2023, solidifying his position as a remarkable young adventurer.

The Youngest Ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro

In August 2022, Ayaan embarked on an arduous journey to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Known for its treacherous terrain and extreme altitude, the mountain poses a significant challenge even for seasoned climbers. However, Ayaan’s achievement reflect his remarkable maturity and unwavering commitment to pushing his limits.

Scaling Mount Kilimanjaro requires rigorous training, discipline and the ability to adapt to high-altitude conditions. Ayaan’s achievements reflects his remarkable maturity and commitment to pushing boundaries.

Conquering Mount Elbrus and Setting New Goals

Ayaan continued his journey by conquering Mount Elbrus on June 15th 2023. Located in Russia, Mount Elbrus stands as the highest peak in Europe and presents a formidable challenge for climbers.

Ayaan has successfully climbed Mt. Elbrus on 15th June. We are back in Dubai and he is recovering from the hike. He will be back in school on 20th June. With this he has now completed 3 out of 7 summits. We will be now preparing for Mt. Aconcagua on December 15th this year. – Ayaan’s mother

Despite his young age, Ayaan remains driven and ambitious. He has set his sights on Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas, for his next expedition on December 15th 2023. The voyage take approximately 18 to 20 days and Ayaan will climb up to 22,841 feet to reach the summit.

Support and Inspiration

NLCS International, along with the entire NLCS community, is filled with immense pride and admiration for Ayaan’s exceptional achievements. Ayaan’s remarkable perseverance and unwavering determination serves as a shining example of the values instilled in our students across the NLCS family of schools.

Ayaan’s accomplishments reflect the strong support and guidance provided by NLCS Dubai, including teachers, mentors and fellow students. Our schools are committed to encouraging students to pursue their passions and embrace challenges has undoubtedly played a crucial role in Ayaan’s success.

The remarkable accomplishments achieved by Ayaan serve as inspiration to young individuals around the world. His determination, fearlessness, and resilience exemplify the power of ambition and remind us all that age should never be a barrier to pursuing our goals. Ayaan’s story has encouraged students and teachers alike at NLCS Dubai, and the wider NLCS community to embrace challenges, overcome obstacles and strive for greatness.


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