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Asma Al Thani will be the first Qatari woman to climb the highest mountain in Antarctica-Doha News

The inspirational adventurer was also the first Qatari woman to reach the summit of Mount Ama Dablam in Nepal last year.

Qatar’s prominent mountaineer Sheikh Asma Binto Tani Altani has made another achievement after becoming the first Qatari woman to climb Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica, at a height of 4892 km. I did.

Athletes announced her latest feat on Tuesday Instagram post, Below she said: “Hello from Vinson Massif, the highest point in Antarctica!”

“Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. Surround yourself with the people who light the fire. Work hard and keep going. Fatigue is just a state of mind,” says Sheikh Asma. Encouraged her followers in the same post.

Then on Wednesday, she announced that her journey did not stop at Vinson, and that she skated her final degree to Antarctica, where she was willing to wave the Qatar flag.

“Then we skated our last degree towards Antarctica. Last Degree is the process of traveling the last latitude of the distance from 89 degrees south latitude to Antarctica. The actual distance is 111 km or 69 miles at 60 nautical miles. “Sheikha Asma explains.

“When we skied every day, we stopped by for a short break and shared our treats with each other, our long tired journey sparked with so much energy that it was terribly cold. We were always relieved to know that we could push anything together in the freezing wind! “

Read again: Sheikh Asma Altani will be the first Qatari woman to climb Mt. Ama Dablam in Nepal

The latest achievements of an inspiring mountaineer are in her bucket list, including completing the Explorers Grand Slam, which climbs seven summits.

of November Last year, Sheikh Asma reached the summit of Mt. Ama Dablam in Nepal, the first major achievement for Qatari women.

Previously, she climbed Mt. Dhaulagiri in Nepal on a 32-hour non-stop trip under extremely harsh weather conditions.

Last September, Sheikh Asma was also the first Arab to climb Mt. Manaslu in Nepal without the use of oxygen cylinders.

She also reached the highest peak in Europe in August after a successful trip to the summit of Mount Elbrus in Russia.

Sehikha Asma’s achievements to date include the conquest of Mount Aconcagua in 2019, the Arctic in 2018, and Mount Kilimanjaro in 2014.




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