After a hospitality trade, luxury and cosmetic career in Geneva, Sophie managed an event company. Today a speaker, alpinist and more precisely himalyist, Sophie has to her credit five ascents of more than 8’000m summits, in five years, including the Everest by its North-East ridge in May 2014.
« "We are just as good here than far... especially in mountains!" »
- CV Sportif
Sophie is pursuing her dream, to climb the 14 highest summits of the world, together with her rope mate Nima Sherpa. The journey is going on in 2017: new 8'000m summits are on the menu, and also the constant support to the NGO Norlha.org, which godmother is Sophie.
- Shishapangama (8’027 m) - 2012
- Cho Oyu (8’201 m) - 2012
- Everest (8’850 m) - 2014
- Gasherbrum II (8’035 m) - 2015
- Makalu (8’485 m) - 2016
Film : « On va marcher sur l’Everest » by François Damilano
+ What are your 3 most beautiful achievements in mountain ?The Everest for the symbol, the Verte for its beauty, the Gasherbrum II for the adventure+ Who do you prefer mountaineering with ?The nature lovers around me+ The best time you had up there ?Each ascent, each summit is unique. So I want to answer: all the reached summits, but the emotion on the world roof remains the more intense.+ And the worst ?A couloir avalanche that brushed against my skis…+ What do you like doing when you’re not in mountains?Swap my crampons for high heels and share my adventures through lectures or tellings about my ascents.+ What is your involvement with the Millet design center?I am available for product testing, make feedbacks and help improving the woman range, especially the high altitude segment.+ How do you see your discipline evolving in the next few years?Summit after summit, and always much pleasure !