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Icelandic mountaineer John Snorri Sigurjónsson.

First Icelander reaches K2 summit

28 Jul "There are mixed emotions. We're incredibly tired. It was extremely difficult," says John Snorri Sigurjónsson, speaking from the summit. He's the first Icelander to reach the peak of K2 which is 8.611 metres high and one of the most dangerous mountains to climb in the world.

A photo of mountaineer John Snorri Sigurjónsson on Mount Amadablam in 2015.

First Icelander to climb Lhotse mountain

17 May Icelandic mountaineer John Snorri Sigurjónsson was the first Icelander to climb the peak of Mount Lhotse yesterday. The mountain is the fourth highest in the world at 8.516 metres high.

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