Bouchra Baibanou: Living Proof That There is Nothing People Can’t Achieve

Published on 22nd May 2017

At the beginning of last month, we told you about Bouchra Baibanou, and her dream to be the first African lady to complete The Seven Summits. Well, we are thrilled to be able to say that Bouchra is one step closer to that dream as she has successfully climbed Mount Everest!

Footprint Digital is extremely proud to have supported her!

Battling Mount Everest

Everest - The World's Highest Mountain

Everest – The World’s Highest Mountain

The next mountain that Bouchra needed to conquer was Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Climbing over 29,035 feet above sea level (8,850 metres) is not easy by any stretch of the imagination, and it takes a special kind of person to cope with the mountain’s conditions. Setting off in April, Bouchra battled freezing conditions and treacherous inclines to achieve her goal.

After the climb, Bouchra said: “I dedicate this achievement to the King Mohammed VI, my partners and my sponsors… I have realized my dream thanks to your support and encouragement.

We Believe That There is Nothing You Can’t Achieve

Bouchra has not only become the first Moroccan lady to complete this challenge, she is also the first North African woman to complete the Everest ascent. Not bad, hey?

With every step, she challenges stereotypes, breaks down barriers, and quite simply proves that anyone can do what they want to do, if they put in the work and set their mind to it.

Bouchra is an example to us all – no matter how high your mountain, you can climb it and achieve your own goals. This is why we are proud to sponsor Bouchra, as part of the Footprint Foundation, and support her in the completion of The Seven Summits.

Well done, Bouchra!

By Alexandra Eade, Content Manager.