Italian couple climbs 14 highest peaks without extra oxygen Italian couple climbs 14 highest peaks without extra oxygen

THT, KATHMANDU : An Italian couple today climbed Mt Annapurna (8,091 m) becoming the first couple to successfully summit all 14 peaks above 8,000m.

Romano Benet and Nives Meroi successfully climbed Mt Annapurna, their final 8000er, without using the bottled oxygen, according to the expedition organiser. Romano (55) and his wife Meroi (56) stood atop the world’s 10th highest peak on Thursday morning, Beni Hyoju, Senior Manager at Cho Oyu Treks, quoted the climbers as saying from the mountain.

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Courtesy:
Rajan Pokhrel, The Himalayan Times
Published: May 11, 2017 8:30 pm On: Nepal

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