The 22-year-old German climber Jost Kobusch climbed Ama Dablam 6,812 m free solo and broke the world record in being the youngest person who ever soloed the peak. 

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Watch the video of the record-breaking ascent below:

Kobusch on day 25: "I started 12:10 a.m. and climbed the difficult mixed part in the dark, here I am on 6,300 m right below the "Dablam" a huge serac its still early in the morning and the temperatures were cold enough, but I had to hurry as It was quite dangerous

Kobusch on day 25: “I started 12:10 a.m. and climbed the difficult mixed part in the dark, here I am on 6,300 m right below the “Dablam” a huge serac its still early in the morning and the temperatures were cold enough, but I had to hurry as It was quite dangerous.

On the summit of Ama Dablam 6,812 m

On the summit of Ama Dablam 6,812 m

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  • Josée St-Pierre

    bravo! ne pas avoir froid aux yeux,,, vivre pour vivre de tel moment… :)

  • Cy Kaicener

    How long did it take — Congratulations