– Interviews, and News –
“Something has to do with my son who now writes for children, some little thing was inspired by him”
ATLANTICO DIARIO – 8 JUNE 2022
It is the first of a series of children’s novels where I intend to discover the great explorers in children. It is based on the story of two real characters who disappeared on Everest.
Rosa Montero «In Memory of Human Audacity»
EL PAÍS SEMANAL – 14 FEBRUARY 2021
I am immensely lucky to count as a friend one of those singular beings, an adventurer of indomitable courage……
«The Solitude of the Pandemic Reminds Me of What I Experienced in the Antarctic»
EL CORREO – 7 FEBRUARY 2021
I have had an avalanche pass over me. Everything else has seemed relative to me since then.
Chus Lago, Mountaineer, Writer, and Mother: “I Do Not Want to Close Doors”
EFE – 15 JANUARY 2021
Chus Lago conquered Everest in 1999. In 2020 she became a mother for the first time with the arrival of Solomon, a boy born on November 24. During pregnancy, Chus wrote a book, The Mirror of Ice.
“The Mirror of Ice” by Chus Lago
REVISTA DESNIVEL – FEBRUARY 2021
Chus Lago climbed Everest in 1999. She has been in possession of the Snow Leopard Award since 2004, and she undertook the first Spanish solo Antarctic voyage to the South Pole..
Several of Chus Lago’s Achievements in Images
EL DIARIO MONTAÑES – 11 FEBRUARY 2021
A Spanish Woman Makes History on Everest
DIARIO DE SEVILLA – 20 MAY 2020
On a day like today in 1999, the Galician mountaineer Chus Lago became the second woman in history and the first Spanish woman to reach the Summit of Everest without the aid of oxygen tanks.
Chus Lago, the Heroin of the South Pole
EL TIEMPO – 31 JULY 2019
Watching her climb the walls of Everest agilely and rapidly, the mountaineers who took the same route poked fun at her, and she ended up teaching them a lesson about power and energy when she reached the summit before they.
Chus Lago: “It was hard, but I would return with them”
ATLANTICO DIARIO – 1 MARCH 2019
Home at last, Chus Lago and Verónica Romero arrived in Vigo after conquering Lake Baikal in the third expedition of the project Commitment with the Earth (Compromiso con la Tierra).
The mountaineer Chus Lago will cross a frozen lake in Siberia to raise awareness of climate change
EFE – 22 JANUARY 2019
The mountaineer from Vigo Chus Lago will lead an expedition to Lake Baikal, in Siberia, at the end of the month. The group will strive to become the first female expedition to cross the lake and to raise awareness of polar ice melt..
The mountaineer Chus Lago inaugurates the cycle “Travelers” of La Térmica
MALAGA.ES – 25 FEBRUARY 2018
La Térmica inaugurates this coming Monday 26 February at 20:00 the cycle “Travelers” with the conference “Alone with the Ice” of the mountaineer Chus Lago.
Chus Lago “We come from a place where ice is blue, the night brief, and the dawn lingers for hours»
DESNIVEL.COM – 24 APRIL 2017
Together with Verónica Romero and Rocío García, she has completed the first female Barnes Ice Cap crossing on Baffin Island, Canada..
The solitary Antarctic journey of a woman
EL TIEMPO – 30 AUGUST 2014
A woman, alone, stretched out on the snow, with a look of terror and literally frozen eyebrows: That was Chus Lago when she took a photograph, one day just like the other fifty-nine days she spent in the Antarctic.
Effort and talent merge in twelve example of Galician values.
EL CORREO GALLEGO – 31 OCTOBER 2009
Excellence in work and the spirit of sacrifice converge in the winners of Gallegos of the Month. All the protagonism for civil society.
To the South Pole alone. Chus Lago. Mountaineer.
REVISTA FUSION – 31 JULY 2009
Cold, ice, and wind. Fifty-nine days alone in the white immensity of the Antarctic continent, a test of fire in an icy world, one of the harshest tests that Chus Lago has faced: the first Spanish woman to reach the South Pole alone.
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