for being the oldest woman to Summit Everest (at the time) at the age of 50 (born 7/10/49
climbed Everest from Nepal side on 5/22/2000).
7/10/49: Summits, Nanga Parbat (7/15/85), Broad Peak-Rocky
Summit (6/30/83), Everest (5/22/2000), Shishapangma-Central?
or Main (10/6/2000), Lhotse (5/21/2001) and Cho Oyu
Polish woman to reach the 7 Summits. She is D.S (Pharmacy) but
she left medicine science for the mountains and now is a
business woman, owner of purchasing firm. She has been
climbing for 33 years, usually in all women team. In summer
1977 with Krystyna Palmowska she climbed North Face of the
Matterhorn. The first ever time women climbed such a difficult
wall. In 1978 with Krystyna Palmowska, Wanda Rutkiewicz and
Irena Kesa they climbed the North Face of the Matterhorn in
winter. Again - they was the first women to succeed and it
created a sensation in the European mountaineering world. Anna
Czerwinska was a member of Polish Gasherbrums Expedition in
1975. In 1979 with Krystyna Palmowska they climbed on new
route Rakaposhi (7788 m) in Pakistan. On 6/30/83 they both
climbed Broad Peak, Rocky Summit - Czerwinska, Main,
Snowy Summit 8047 meters - Palmowska). It was only a two women
expedition. She tried to reach the top of K2 three times: in
1982, 1984 and 1986, the last time she was a witness of
tragedy when 13 climbers died on this mountain. 7/15/85 she
was on the summit of Nanga Parbat with Wanda Rutkiewicz
and Krystyna Palmowska - the first women team on the top
without support of men. She tried two times to climb
Kanchenjunga: in 1980 and in 1990 as a leader of expedition.
She led the Makalu Expedition in 1988 and was also a member of
the Makalu Expedition in winter 1990. She was
"collecting" for five years the highest summits
of the continents: Aconcagua (South America) and Kilimanjaro
(Africa) in 1995 r.; Mount McKinley (North America), Elbrus
(Europa) and Kosciuszko Mountain (Australia) in 1996 r.;
Mt Vinson (Antarctica) in 1998 r.; Carstensz Pyramid
(Australia with Oceania) in 1999 r.; Everest (Asia)
5/22/2000. On 10/6/00 she climbed Shishapangma (unclear if
the Central or Main Summit). She is an author or coauthor
of many books about climbing on Matterhorn, Gasherbrum, Broad
Peak, Nanga Parbat, K2. This December she will publish her new
book about 7 Summits. She is also the oldest woman to summit
Mount Everest. On 5/21/2001 Anna summitted Lhotse. Anna
Summits Cho Oyu on 9/25/2001.
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