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Ivan in one of the many base camps of his life. Image courtesy of his website.
"Youve got to try it all, right?"

The 14th knight: Ecuadorian Ivan Vallejo is ready to continue

Posted: May 01, 2008 09:54 pm EDT

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(MountEverest.net) I dont want to waste one single minute on Dhaulas dangerous slopes, Ivan said prior to his third attempt on the peak. But today Ivan summited Dhaulagiri at last, in cold and windy conditions with a lightning storm hitting the upper parts. With his summit, Ivan has entered as climber number 14 on the unique list of people in the world who have scaled all the world's tallest mountains - the fourteen 8000ers. Following Italian Silvio "Gnaro" Mondinelli last year and American Ed Viesturs in 2005, Ivan also...

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