I caught up with British climber Rebecca ‘Becks’ Ferry to discuss her amazing 2021 climbs on six 8000-meter mountains. This British mother of five children ages 12 to 18 had limited high altitude experience, with summits on Island Peak and Ama Dablam, but deep inside, she wanted to try the hard ones saying, let’s begin with K2!
Along with British Professional Mountain Guide, Jon Gupta, they started with Everest and Lhotse as a “warm-up’ for K2 but overall climbed on six peaks reaching the main summits of three.
- Everest (Summit)
- Makalu (reached 7500m)
- Lhotse (Summit)
- K2 (Summit)
- Manaslu (Fore Summit ~8160m)
- Dhaulagiri (reached 7817m)
We cover a range of topics from how she got into climbing, to all the climbs in this fast-paced interview. I think you’ll enjoy meeting Becks, hearing about her family and why she climbs and, of course, what’s next!
Memories are Everything
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