Carina Dayondon is the first Filipina woman to climb the highest peak of every continent.
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Filipina conquers seven highest peaks in the world
(Philstar.com) - December 21, 2018 - 2:40pm

MANILA, Philippines — Mountaineer Carina Dayondon is the first Filipino woman to climb the seven highest peaks of each continent.

The UP Mountaineers announced the feat on their Facebook page Thursday evening.
 

Dayondon reached the summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on December 16.

She was among three women to be the first Filipinas to scale Mount Everest in 2007, the tallest mountain in the world

According to the post, she also climbed Mount Denali in 2006; Mount Elbrus in 2013; Mount Kosciuzko in 2014; Mount Kilimanjaro in 2015 and Aconcagua in 2018.

The first Filipino male to accomplish the seven climbs was Romy Garduce in 2012.

Dayondon is originally from Don Carlos, Bukidnon and a graduate of Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City. — Ryan Macasero

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