Christine Feld Boskoff in known as America’s leading
female alpinist and CEO of Mountain Madness, (an
adventure travel and expedition operator.); in actuality
she has climbed the most summits of any woman alive,
from any country. Christine, a Wisconsin native was born
in 1967; in 1993 she took a two day climbing course.
Four years later she became the first woman from North
America to reach the summit of Lhotse. In 2000 she led a
successful expedition to the summit of Mount Everest.
The first mountain Christine
climbed was in the Bolivian Andes, 17,000ft Tariji. After this first success
she began organizing climbing expeditions to Africa, Mexico, Europe and North
America. In 1994 she made her first trip to Asia and climbed Ama Dablam. In
1997 Christine bought the name, Mountain Madness. Mountain Madness is a
company which was started by Scott Fisher; however Scott lost his life while
guiding clients to the summit of Everest in 1996. Christine has turned
Mountain Madness into one of America’s finest climbing schools and 8000m
Christine has been a member
of eight 8000m expeditions, six of which were successful in reaching the
summits. She has reached the top of Shishapangma, Everest, Gasherbrum II,
Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Broad Peak. Other accomplishments include Jilliper North
and Ganaio in Pakistan; she has made winter ascents of Mt. Angor, Mt.
Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya in Africa, she has climbed Mt. Blanc and the
Matterhorn in Europe and climbed extensively throughout North and South
She is the only American
woman alive to have reached the summit of 6 8000 Meter peaks. She also has an
extensive record of unexplored first ascents, primarily in Tibet. Committed to
living her dreams, Christine will be guiding Cho Oyu and attempting to climb
K2 in 2002. She was the first North American woman to summit Lhotse.
She has taken part in 9 8000 meter expeditions, being
successful on 6, including
Everest, when she summitted from the S. Col/SE Ridge, on May
24, 2000 (a
Mountain Madness expedition with Peter Habeler). Christine lives in
Boskoff: American born
9/7/67, with her 6 8000M summits is now tied for second all
time for women. Christine has
summitted Broad Peak (8/13/95), Cho Oyu (9/27/96), Lhotse
(5/26/97), Gasherbrum II (8/19/99), Everest (5/24/00), and
[the main TRUE summit] Shishapangma on 10/10/00 by the British
route on the Southwest face.
The women Summiters on Everest
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