History by Lady Climbers
Friday, 25 May 2012 18:09
It is reported, that Iranian lady climber Parvaneh Kazemi (41) ascended Everest and Lhotse in a single season. Everest on May 18th and Lhotse on May 25th, both accompanied by Nima Gyalzen II (26). 28 men did this before, but she is the first woman to do so.
Also she is the first Iranian woman on Lhotse.
Brazilian born American woman Cleo Weidlich (48) summited Dhaulagiri I today (May 26th) and is now the first woman, who ascended Annapurna I (on April 20th) and Dhaulagiri I in a single season, which was done by ten men before.
Congratulations as well!
News Source: 8000ers.com/cms
Parvaneh is a member of Espilat Mountaineering Club (a member of the
Alpine Club of Iran). She has also climbed Manaslu and Ama Dablam.
Parvaneh was was one of the hosts of Iranian- American team to Damavand on June 2011.