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Re: Circumnavigators vs Mt Everest climbers

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Even in what regards the Everest there are several scales. If it is to go to the top without Sherpas and without oxygen very few had done it. The last time our best mountaineer was there, without oxygen, they got trapped by a storm, he lost is friend, lost is nose and half of his fingers and he is among the best have climbed all the difficult mountains.

I don't think it is comparable.


I think we were saying the same thing??

Btw, Ed Viesturs has summited all 14 Himalayan peaks over 8000 meters without oxygen and survived the 1996 epic disaster on Everest.

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