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Edgar Ivan Vallejo Ricaurte


Ivan Vallejo adds two 8000 meter Summits!

Ivan reached the summit of Gasherbrum II (8035 mts), Saturday 19th of July 2003. This is his 7th 8000 mts summit! Photos coming soon! Ivan Vallejo reached the summit of Gasherbrum I (8068 mts), last Saturday 26th of July 2003, at 11H27. This is his 8th 8000 mts summit!

He Climbed GII with: Edurne Pasaban, Marianne Chapuisant, Josu Bereziartua, Jose Ramón Agirre "Marron" and Juanito Oiarzabal; And GI with: Edurne Pasaban, Juanito Oiarzabal and Jose Bereziartua by the way, Juanito has made his 18th 8000 summit! And it is Edurne Pasaban's 6th 8000 summit!.

Ivan Vallejo, who was born on December 18th, 1959, reached the Summit of Everest on May 26, 1999 without oxygen from the north side of the mountain and reached the Summit of K2 on July 31st, 2000. Ivan Vallejo again reached the Summit of Everest in spring 2001 without the use of bottled oxygen from the South Side of the mountain on May 23rd around 10:20am. EverestNews.com covered him on the K2 as part of Gary Pfisterer International expedition. Ivan is from Quito, Ecuador. He has also summited Broad Peak in 1998 and Manaslu in 1997, and Cho Oyu previously. Lhotse 2003 Summit

Ivan Vallejo was also part of the Gary Pfisterer's International Expedition to Lhotse Spring 2001 and was part of Dan Mazur's Kangchenjunga 2002 expedition. Ivan Vallejo name is Edgar Ivan Vallejo Ricaurte, but he is known as Ivan Vallejo to everyone.

Ivan is the only climber who has reached the Summit of Everest from both sides and summit K2 all without the use of bottled oxygen in a period of 2 years! The only other climbers to have summited Everest from both side and K2 without oxygen are named Messner, Boukreev and Viesturs. Ivan performing this mainly on low budget expeditions....

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