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The Valley's Longest Lived Dentist Conquers Kilimanjaro

After countless seasons of triple-digit ski days, 88-year-old Dr. Fred Distelhorst conquers a new mountain, and perhaps a record in the process.

By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff July 26, 2017

Looking for the fountain of youth? Longtime East Vail local (and resident dentist) Dr. Fred Distelhorst might be living proof that it runs through his yard in the form of Gore Creek. Take a peek at CBS Denver's story on his recent climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, which may very well be a record setting accomplishment.

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