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|Born||August 9, 1974
|Occupation||Adventurer, lecturer, guide|
Cecilie Skog (born August 9, 1974) is a Norwegian adventurer from Ålesund. She studied and worked as a nurse, but since summiting Mount Everest in 2004, she has worked as a professional adventurer, guide and lecturer.
In January 2010 she finished the first unassisted and unsupported crossing of Antarctica ever. Together with Ryan Waters she took 70 days, from November 13, 2009 to January 21, 2010, to complete the more than 1800 km long journey across the Antarctic continent.
The seven summits
- Mount Everest, 8848 m (Asia) 2004
- Aconcagua, 6962 m (South America) 1999
- Denali, 6194 m (North America) 2001
- Kilimanjaro, 5895 m (Africa) 2004
- Mount Vinson, 4897 m (Antarctica) 2006
- Elbrus, 5642 m (Europe) 2003
- Mount Kosciuszko, 2228 m (Oceania/Australia) 2006
- Carstensz Pyramid, 4884 m (Oceania/Papua) 2007
- 1996: Mont Blanc 4807 m
- 2003: Shisha Pangma 8042 m (Reached 7400 m)
- 2003: Cho Oyu 8201 m
- 2004: Greenland, crossing the inland ice East to West - 610 km.
- 2005: K2 8611 m (Reached 7300 m)
- 2005: South Pole, skied from Ross Ice Shelf to the pole in 32 days.
- 2006: North Pole, skied from Ellsemere Island to the pole in 49 days.
- 2008: K2, 8611 m, summited on August 1 with Lars Nessa. First Norwegians to summit K2.
- 2009: Greenland, crossing the inland ice West to East - 590 km.
- 2010: Crossing Antarctica, from Berkner Island via the South Pole to Ross Ice Shelf in 70 days and more than 1800 km.
- 2011: interrupted ski attempt (dragging a canoe) to North Pole during summer time, which no one has managed.
- Cecilie Skog on 7summits.com
- Dagbladet article (Norwegian)
- First unassisted and unsupported crossing of Antarctica