billi bierling female mountaineer and journalist from Germany

Mountaineering experience

25th May 2014, Himalaya, Nepal
Makalu Summit – 8,485m

16th May 2013, Himalaya, Nepal
Nuptse False-Summit – 7,861m

4th October 2011, Himalaya, Nepal
Manaslu Summit (without supplemental oxygen) – 8,156m

26th May 2011, Himalaya, Nepal
Lhotse Summit – 8,516m

1st October 2010, Himalaya, Nepal
Manaslu Summit – 8,156m

21st May 2009, Himalaya, Nepal
Mount Everest        Summit – 8,848m

September 2005, Himalaya, Tibet
Cho Oyo        Camp 2 – 7,200m

March – April 2002, Himalaya, Nepal
Lobuje East        6,119m

March – April 2001, Himalaya, Nepal
Tough trekking tour from Tumlingtar to Makalu Base Camp, via East Col, West Col, and  the Amphu Laptsa

March – May 1998, Himalaya, Nepal
60-day-trek from Barabise to Jiri through the Rowaling, Khumbu, Hinku and Hongu valleys crossing the Tinsang La (3,319m), Tashi Laptsa (5,755m), Mera La (5,415m) and Mingbo La (5,817m)

March – May 1998, Himalaya, Nepal
Parchermo        6,187m        (stopped just below summit seracs)

March – April 1999, Himalaya, Nepal
Island Peak        6,173m
Mera Peak        6,498

July-August 1998, Andes, Bolivia
Huayana Potosi        6,088m        PD

September 1998, Andes, Ecuador
Iliniza Norte        5,008m        PD

LEADING EXPERIENCE

December 2008, Argentina
Aconcagua (6,960m)

September 2007, Himalaya Tibet
Lhakpa Ri (7,045m)

November/December 2007, Himalaya Nepal
Mera Peak twice    6,498m

April 2006, Himalaya Nepal
Mera Peak        6,498m

April 2005, Himalaya Nepal
Mera Peak        6,498m

October 2004, Himalaya, Nepal
Urkema Peak        5,825m

OTHER CLIMBING EXPERIENCE

August 1996, Dolomites, Italy
First Sella Tower    West Ridge
IV+ Shared Lead

The Thumb, North Ridge,
Punta del Cinque Dita     Sassolungo Group
IV- Shared Lead

August 1996, Alps, Germany
Alpspitze        2629m
I via North Face-Ferrata

November 1996, South Africa
Africa Crag
Table Mountain
IV+ Shared Lead