First Greek woman ever who climbed Mt. Everest!!!

Triglav-Slovenia

 

posing happy sOne of my resent goals is to climb the highest peak of every new country I visit. Slovenia was one of those countries I visited lately, during my climbing training and Triglav National Park would become my playground for the days spent there. I couldn’t wait for the adventure to begin!

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Stage 4 - Summit Attempt

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Stage 4 – Summit Attempt

Bristling with anticipation, we strapped our headlamps and left EBC at 2 am. Climbing through the icefall maze in complete darkness was fun, shining our headlamps into the murky depths of the crevasses I felt looking at zillion stars sparkling beneath my feet. At the first ray of dawn we crossed C1 and soon thereafter arrived at C2. We intended to rest at C2 for two nights and then head up.

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Stage 3 – Waiting at EBC


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Mountains teach us patience; we can’t fight the weather and must wait till we get the nod from the higher forces; Satya had cautioned me long ago, knowing my impulsive and restless nature. During my pre-Everest training phase I had already climbed many summits in Europe and Andes and had my fair share of ‘patience’ in the mountains. Yet the waiting days on Everest were at a completely different level.

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Triglav-Slovenia

 

posing happy sOne of my resent goals is to climb the highest peak of every new country I visit. Slovenia was one of those countries I visited lately, during my climbing training and Triglav National Park would become my playground for the days spent there. I couldn’t wait for the adventure to begin!

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