Ariz. woman attempting to be oldest woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

An 85-year-old Arizona woman is attempting to break the world record and become the oldest woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Anne Lorimor says she has been hiking every day with her dog in either Northern Arizona or colorado to prepare for the big climb.

She'll embark on her journey to Tanzania, Africa, on Saturday.

Lorimor is no amateur to intimidating climbs. She's visited more than 100 countries and has climbed four peaks with an elevation of more than 14,000 feet.  

While pursuing the record-breaking adventure, she's raising money for disadvantaged children.

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