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Record-breaking woman who conquered world's tallest peaks

Edurne Pasaban became the first woman to climb all 14 mountains over 8,000 meters in May 2010, spanning Nepal, China, India and Pakistan. They range from Shisha Pangma in Tibet at 8,027m to Everest in Nepal at 8,848m.<!-- -->
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</br>Standing on the summit of a mountain, the Spanish mountaineer is at her happiest. "I feel free without any pressure of any kind...I am in peace with myself," she says.

Edurne Pasaban became the first woman to climb all 14 mountains over 8,000 meters in May 2010, spanning Nepal, China, India and Pakistan. They range from Shisha Pangma in Tibet at 8,027m to Everest in Nepal at 8,848m.

Standing on the summit of a mountain, the Spanish mountaineer is at her happiest. "I feel free without any pressure of any kind...I am in peace with myself," she says.