Coverage of Martine
Larroque's Everest 2002 Expedition
an early age Martine practiced rock
climbing on Mount Saint Victoire, near
her hometown in the South of France.
Martine has a great climbing record
and has ascended most of the famous
peaks in the Alps, such as Mount
Blanc, La Meige, La Barre des Ecrins
among others. During the 1980'es
Martine worked in the Alps
participating in daily skiing and
climbing adventures. In 1986 she made
a trip to Nepal and stayed at the base
camp at Mount Everest. It was during
this visit Martine made the decision,
one day to make it to the top of Mount
June of 1999 she climbed Mount
McKinley in Alaska and in September it
was Mount Elbrus in Russia. The
beginning of the new millennium was
spent on Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.
Martine will be starting her journey
to Mount Everest on 21st March 2002.