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That climb usually takes mountaineers a lot longer.
Endurance feats at what amounts to warp speed have captured the imagination of an increasing number of trail runners, climbers and mountaineers.
The mountain had originally been climbed in 1970 by mountaineer Cesare Maestri, who installed bolts into the rock face for an easier assent.
Norman Dyhrenfurth was a Swiss-American mountaineer and filmmaker who organized the successful American expedition in 1963 to Mount Everest that put six climbers on the summit.
Besides finding an understanding surgeon, Thompson says that having mountaineer Scott Johnston as her training coach was serendipitous.
But mother of two Anshu Jamsenpa, 38, has done it five times, an incredible feat for any mountaineer.
At 13, Fred and two friends reached the top of Mount Despair, a rugged 7,292-foot peak in the North Cascades that mountaineers had considered unclimbable.
However, Jamsenpa couldn't get permission from the Nepal government that year to summit twice, so settled for one summit, becoming the only female Indian mountaineer to climb the world's highest peak three times.
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