For mere mortals, ticking off a single 4,000m peak is a serious achievement. It requires the perfect combination of physical fitness, ideal condition and ample training. But, for ultra runner Fernanda Maciel, it’s child’s play.
So much so that she decided to climb two iconic 4,000m Alpine peaks in under 24 hours. First, she knocked off Italy’s Gran Paradiso (4,061m) then she scaled the Matterhorn (4,478m).
Fernanda and her team caught the whole thing on camera, showcasing perfectly the dramatic and impressive ascents.Take a moment to watch this incredible video… I’m off for a lie down!
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