Female Mountaineers

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Yasuko Namba
(Mountaineer)
Yasuko Namba
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Birthdate: February 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: May 11, 1996
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Francys Arsentiev
(First Woman from the US to Reach the Summit of Mount Everest Without the Aid of Bottled Oxygen)
Francys Arsentiev
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Birthdate: January 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: May 24, 1998

Francys Arsentiev was an American mountaineer. In 1998, she became the first American woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest sans the aid of bottled oxygen. Unfortunately, she died during the descent. Prior to her ascent of the Everest, Francys Arsentiev had climbed many Russian Peaks along with her husband Sergei Arsentiev.

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Junko Tabei
(Explorer, Mountaineer)
Junko Tabei
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Birthdate: September 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miharu
Died: October 20, 2016
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Wanda Rutkiewicz
(The First Woman to Reach the Summit of K2 and the Third Woman To Climb Mount Everest)
Wanda Rutkiewicz
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Birthdate: February 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plungė, Lithuania
Died: May 13, 1992
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Hannelore Schmatz
(Mountaineer)
Hannelore Schmatz
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Birthdate: February 16, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regensburg
Died: October 2, 1979
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Bachendri Pal
(Mountaineer)
Bachendri Pal
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Birthdate: May 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nakuri, Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand, India
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Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner
(Austrian Climber and the 1st Woman to Scale All 14 Eight-Thousanders Without Extra Oxygen)
Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner
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Birthdate: December 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirchdorf an der Krems

Austrian mountaineer and climber Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner scripted history as the 2nd woman to climb all 14 of the eight-thousanders of the world and the 1st woman to do so without supplemental oxygen. The 2012 National Geographic Explorer of the Year also scaled many peaks with her then-husband, German mountaineer Ralf Dujmovits.

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Pasang Lhamu Sherpa
(The First Nepalese Woman to Reach the Peak of Mount Everest)
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa
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Birthdate: December 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Solukhumbu District
Died: April 22, 1993

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was a Nepalese mountaineer. In 1993, she became the first Nepalese woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest. However, she lost her life while descending. Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was honored posthumously in various ways by mountaineers around the world. She also became the first woman to receive the prestigious Nepal Tara by the King of Nepal.

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Emelie Forsberg
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Birthdate: December 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sollefteå, Sweden

Emelie Forsberg is a Swedish athlete who competes in ski mountaineering and trail running. Renowned for her endurance and incredible strength, Forsberg has won six medals so far including four gold medals at the Skyrunner World Series. She also has one gold medal at World Championships and three gold medals at European Championships

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Catherine Destivelle
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Birthdate: July 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, French Algeria
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Elisabeth Revol
(Mountaineer)
Elisabeth Revol
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Drôme area, France
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Martyna Wojciechowska
(TV presenter)
Martyna Wojciechowska
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Birthdate: September 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
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Marie Marvingt
(French Athlete Who Was the First Female Fighter Pilot and Held Countless Sports Records)
Marie Marvingt
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Birthdate: February 20, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aurillac, in Cantal, France
Died: December 14, 1963

Refused entry in the Tour de France because she was a woman, French athlete Marie Marvingt finished the course by herself. An aviator and mountaineer, too, she later made many sporting records. She was the first female fighter pilot. She had also been a journalist, a medical officer, and a ski school instructor.

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Annie Smith Peck
(mountaineer, university teacher)
Annie Smith Peck
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Birthdate: October 19, 1850
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence
Died: July 18, 1935
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Tamara Lunger
(Ski Mountaineer)
Tamara Lunger
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Birthdate: June 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bolzano, Italy
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Oh Eun-Sun
(Mountaineer)
Oh Eun-Sun
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Birthdate: March 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Namwŏn, South Korea
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Andrea Cardona
(Mountaineer)
Andrea Cardona
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Birthdate: June 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Suzanne Al Houby
(Mountaineer)
Suzanne Al Houby
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Birthplace: Jaffa, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Suzanne Al Houby scripted history when she became the first Arab woman to have climbed Mt. Everest and the Seven Summits. The Palestinian mountaineer also owns the adventure travel company Rahhalah Explorers and once led a group of Arab amputees to Mount Kilimanjaro, as part of a charitable event.

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Magdalena Gorzkowska
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Birthdate: April 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bytom, Poland
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Mamta Sodha
(Handball Player, Mountaineer)
Mamta Sodha
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Birthdate: November 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kaithal, Haryana, India
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Yvette Vaucher
(Mountaineer, Skydiver)
Yvette Vaucher
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Birthdate: 1929 AD
Birthplace: Vallorbe, Switzerland
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Archana Sardana
(Skydiver, Mountaineer)
Archana Sardana
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Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: India