Bozic: The most successful
Croatian Himalayan climber, second
European, after Messner, to climb the
highest peak in the world, Mount
Everest, twice. In 1979 he climbed to
the summit of Mount Everest via the,
never climbed before, west ridge, and
all the way with his camera. The South
face of Lhotse was a remarkable
Slovenian ascent in 1981, which Stipe
has also seen through his lens. He has
recorded almost all of his 11 Himalayan
expeditions. He stood with camera in
hand on top of Everest (twice), on K2,
Kangchenjunga and Manaslu. He climbed SEVEN
SUMMITS the highest peaks on all 7
an international expedition he reached
the North Pole on the skis. During
expeditions he always is filming. In his
films he always attempts to introduce
all beauties and wilderness of remote
mountains. He attempts to tell the
people how we must to preserve such
on Kangchenjunga's South
Bozic on K2
Himalayas - Mount Everest 8848 m. West
ridge (new route) summited with Ang Phu
and Stane Belak-Srauf. Ang Phu died on
the way down.
Himalayas - Lhotse 8516 meters. New
route in South face with Slovenian team.
Stipe soled from 7500 to 8150 m. doing
new route and established camp 6.
Himalayas - Kang Guru 7000 meters.
Croatian expedition from west side.
Stipe summited wit Branko Separovic and
Vladimr Mesaric. Separovic skied from
Himalayas - Manaslu 8163 meters.
Unsuccessful Croatian expedition in the
South face. Ante Bucan and Nejc
Zaplotnik have died under ice avalanche.
Himalayas - Manaslu 8613 meters.
Croatian 4 member's expedition. Stipe
reached summit with Slovenian climber
Himalayas - Mount Everest 8848 meters.
South East Ridge. On the summit with
Viki Groselj, Dimitar Ilijevski, Sherpas
Sonam and Agiva. Died: Dimitar Ilijevski
Himalayas - Kangchenjunga 8586 meters
South face with Slovenian International
expedition. In the expedition was Wanda Rutkiewicz
from Poland. Stipe summited with Viki
Groselj. 2 days later a couple of
Slovenians Marija Frantar and Joze
1992. Himalayas - Annapurna 8091 meters:
Slovenian unsuccessful expedition in
1993. K2 - Karakorum. Abruzzi Ridge.
Slovenian International expedition.
Stipe, Viki Groselj, Carlos Carsolio and
Zvonko Pozgaj reached the summit.
Bostjan Kekec died the summit. Bostjan
Kekec died of Cerebral Pneumonia.
1995. Himalayas - Annapurna. French
route in North face. Stipe and Viki
reached 7700 meters. Two days later
brothers Davo and Karnicar with Carlos
Carsolio reached the summit. The
Karnicar brothers skied from the top.
1996. Himalayas - Mount Everest 8848
meters: Slovenian Ski expedition on the
North ridge. Stipe reached 7000 meters
and filmed Davo Karnicar who wanted to
do ski descent from summit. But weather
was very bad.
1999. Himalayas - Dhaulagiri 8167
meters: filming the Tomaz Humar on his
climbing South Face of Dhaulagiri. Stipe
reached 7000 meters.
Stipe Bozic, 1979, on the Summit of Everest
after reaching the Summit via the true West ridge.