Topic: Reinhold Messner
South Korea’s Oh Eun-sun claims she is the first woman to scale the world’s 14 highest peaks, after clambering on hands and knees to the top of Mount Annapurna in Nepal. But some in the mountain-climbing community question her claim. A by-the-numbers view of her feats.
Veteran climbers say the mountaineers were highly experienced, but point out several factors that contributed to the tragedy in which 11 died.