Michelle Amundsen (16), youngest to complete Europe's Highpoints

Michelle Amundsen (16), youngest to complete Europe's Highpoints

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Michelle Amundsen (16), completes all Europe's Highpoints as the youngest person ever.

Key data:

22.8.2008: (age 7): first European Highpoint: Galdhøpiggen, Norway, 2469m

8.9.2012: (age 12): first European highpoint over a 4 year period : Møllehøy, Denmark, 171

21.6.2016: (age 16): last European Highpoint: Mulhacen, 3479mRecord as youngest person ever to complete the

European Highpoints, age 16 and six months

3.10.2016: (age 16): last European Highpoint over a four year period: Galdhøpiggen, Norway, 2469m

All European Highpoints completed in a period
of four years and 1 month.

Details of all ascents: http://www.micha.no/?page_id=145

Europe's Highpoints: https://www.summitpost.org/europe-s-highpoints-definition/986969


28 separate journeys
More than 100000 km travelled
Money spent: unknown but a lot!
Two summits in one day: Vatican, Malta and San Marino, Monaco
Three summits on one day: Belgia Luxembourg, Netherlands
Shared summits: Korab (Albania, Makedonia) and Mont Blanc (Italy, France)
Highest summit: Elbrus (5642, age 12)
Lowest summit: Vatican (76m, age 16)
Most technical tour: Mont Blanc traverse (Mont Maudit – Goutier, age 13)
Tour with the least effort: Belgia, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Malta
Accidents: none
No successful summit at first attempt: Dinara (Croatia), stomach problems
Most horrible weather: Pico (Azores, 25ms wind) and Midzor (Serbia, snowstorm and whiteout)
Countries I definitely would like visit again: Montenegro, Iceland, Azores
Hidden secrets: High Tatra range (Slovakia/Poland) and Carpathian Mountains (Romania)

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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Nov 8, 2016 1:27 pm - Hasn't voted

Are you

a relative of the famous polar explorer?


Micha - Nov 16, 2016 6:16 am - Hasn't voted

Same name..

..but not in the same family of the famous Roald Amundsen!

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