Horia Colibășanu

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Horia Colibășanu
HoriaColibasanu at TEDxTimisoara.jpg
Horia Colibasanu speaking at TEDx Timișoara Conference, 2011.
Born Horia Colibășanu
(1977-01-04) January 4, 1977 (age 40)
Residence Timișoara, Romania
Citizenship Romanian
Awards Spirit of Mountaineering Award (2009)

Horia Colibășanu (born 4 January 1977 Timișoara) is a Romanian mountain climber. He is the first Romanian to reach the summits of K2, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. In 2009 Horia received the “Spirit of Mountaineering” award for his role in the rescue operation of Iñaki Ochoa de Olza.[1]

8000 m+ mountains summited[edit]

  • 2004: K2 (8.611 m) – first Romanian ascent, without bottled oxygen[2][3]
  • 2006: Manaslu (8.163 m) – first Romanian ascent, without bottled oxygen[4]
  • 2007: Dhaulagiri (8.167 m) – first Romanian ascent, without bottled oxygen[5]
  • 2009: Shishapangma Central Summit (8.013 m) - without bottled oxygen[6]
  • 2010: Annapurna (8.091 m) - first Romanian ascent, without bottled oxygen[7]
  • 2011: Makalu (8.481 m) - without bottled oxygen[8]
  • 2013: Lhotse (8516 m) - first Romanian ascent,without bottled oxygen[9]

Other notable ascents[edit]

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