Benedikt Böhm Climbs and Skis Manaslu in Less Than 24 Hours

Gipfel_Manaslu_Benedikt_6Benedikt Böhm on Manaslu. Photo: Dynafit

Roughly a week after the deadly avalanche that claimed at least 11 lives on Manaslu, German climber and skier Benedikt Böhm summited and skied down the world's eighth highest peak without the use of supplemental oxygen in less than 24 hours. "The decision to try for the summit after such a tragedy was a difficult one, but ultimately I decided to climb in their honor and it also helped me cope with the emotional challenges I was also going through from being first on-scene to such a tragedy,” Böhm said in a press release.

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