- François Cazzanelli
- 13:00:00 hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
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The fastest ascent of Manaslu - at 8,163 m (26,781 ft), the eighth highest mountain in the world - is exactly 13 hours by François Cazzanelli (Italy), who made the climb on 25-26 September 2019 without the use of bottled oxygen. He started his journey at 9 p.m. on the 25th and reached the top at 10 a.m. the next morning.
Cazzanelli bettered the record set on 25 September 2014 by Andrzej Bargiel (Poland), who took 14 hr 5 min to reach the summit.