Basque Country's Edurne Pasaban summits Mountain Dhaulagiri
The Basque climber becomes the third woman to climb ten of the fourteen eight-thousanders.
Basque climber Edurne Pasaban summited on Thursday Mount Dhaulagiri, 8,167 meters, and became the third woman to climb ten of the fourteen eight-thousanders.
It was Pasaban's third attempt to summit Mountain Dhaulagiri, after two failed attempts in 1998 and 2001.
The ten eight-thousander mountains climbed by the Basque mountaineer include mountains Everest (8.848m.) in 2001; Makalu (8.035m.) and Cho Oyu (8.201m.), in 2002, Lhotse (8.516m.) and Gasherbrum I (8.163m.) and II (8.035m.), in 2003; K-2 (8.611m.) in 2004; Nanga Parbat (8.125m.) in 2005 and Broad Peak (8.047m.) in 2007.
The "Al filo de lo imposible" expedition includes the Basque mountaineers Asier Izagirre, Alex Txikon, Catalonia's Ferrán Latorre and Ecuador's Iván Vallejo.
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