Mercedes Sahores

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Mercedes Sahores
Full name Mercedes Noel Sahores Rosauer
Born (1974-09-24) September 24, 1974 (age 42)
Neuquén Province, Argentina

Mercedes Noel "Tety" Sahores Rosauer (born September 24, 1974) is an Argentine ski mountaineer and mountain climber. She was the first Argentine woman, who climbed the summit of the Mount Everest, on May 19, 2009.[1]


Sahores, daughter of Luis María Sahores Gattari and his wife Marta Irene Rosauer,[2] was born in the Neuquén Province as the youngest of four children. Her oldest brother Luis María ("Minino") died from Leukemia at the age of 20 years.

Sahores attended the Colegio San Martín and afterwards the Instituto María Auxiliadora in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, until 1993. Afterwards she studied biology at CAECE University in Buenos Aires until 2000.[3] She is member of the National Agricultural Technology Institute (INTA), lives in San Carlos de Bariloche.[4][5]

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