Jean Afanassieff died

First French climber on the Everest and more

17 January 2015 It was 1978 and Jean Afanassief, only 25 years old, was the first climber to do the Everest. On the top of the highest mountain, he smoked a cigarillo. Jean Afanassief died in Paris cause cancer, after a life spent on mountains, like alpinist or videomaker, and he was 61. Jean did a new wonderful route on the north of Fitz Roy and with Patrick Cordier reached the summit of Mont Ross, Kerguelen Islands, the highest of this Antartic land. He realized also a lot of movies and win few awards.    
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