Roxanne Vogel (left) and climbing guide Lydia Bradey at the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, 2019. Vogel trained for three years for a round trip from home in California to the top of the mountain and back in 14 days. Photo: Roxanne Vogel

Climber scales Mount Everest in two weeks, a feat that often takes two months. Here’s how she did it

  • Californian prepared for ‘lightning ascent’ for three years – working and sleeping in an oxygen-deprived chamber and tent that simulated high altitude
  • Roxanne Vogel, who climbed peak from the Chinese side, says staying at a base camp exposes you to illness and a long stay in high mountains makes you weak
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Roxanne Vogel (left) and climbing guide Lydia Bradey at the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, 2019. Vogel trained for three years for a round trip from home in California to the top of the mountain and back in 14 days. Photo: Roxanne Vogel
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