92-year-old Italian Climber Defying the Odds, One Mountain at a Time

Simply amazing.

Here’s the extraordinary story of 92-year-old mountain climber Enzo Appiano.

According to the New York Post, Appiano started climbing in the late 1940s — just after World War II came to an end — and he has never looked back.

He also swims, hikes and hits the gym.

Here he is scaling mountainsides in the Lanzo Valleys, near Turin:

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