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Cecilie Skog
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Skog in 2011
Born (1974-08-09) August 9, 1974 (age 48)
Ålesund, Norway
Occupation Adventurer, lecturer, guide
Rolf Bae
(died 2008)
Aleksander Gamme
(m. 2014; div. 2019)

Cecilie Skog (born August 9, 1974) is a Norwegian adventurer. She studied and worked as a nurse, but since summiting Mount Everest in 2004, she has worked as a professional adventurer, guide and lecturer.

In August 2008, she climbed K2. Her husband, Rolf Bae, who had been climbing with her on K2, perished during the descent, as did ten other mountaineers.

In January 2010, she finished the first unassisted and unsupported crossing of Antarctica. Together with Ryan Waters, she took 70 days, from November 13, 2009 to January 21, 2010, to complete the more than 1800 km long journey across the Antarctic continent.


Other adventures

  • 2003: Shisha Pangma 8042 m (Reached 7400 m)
  • 2004: Greenland, crossed the inland ice East to West - 610 km.
  • 2005: K2 8611 m (Reached 7300 m)
  • 2005: South Pole, skied from Ross Ice Shelf to the pole in 32 days.
  • 2006: North Pole, skied from Ellsemere Island to the pole in 49 days.
  • 2009: Greenland, crossed the inland ice West to East - 590 km.
  • 2010: Crossed Antarctica, from Berkner Island via the South Pole to Ross Ice Shelf in 70 days and more than 1800 km.
  • 2011: Interrupted ski attempt (dragging a canoe) to North Pole during summertime


  • Cecilie Skog og de tre polene (2006)
  • Til Rolf (2009)
  • Antarktis (2011)
  • Utemat (2012)
  • Et friluftsliv (2014)
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