Viridiana Alvarez


Viridiana Álvarez-Chávez Mexican alpinist born in Aguascalientes, Mexico. 


    • Ontological Coach – Certified by Newfield Consulting in Chile 
    • Masters in Innovation and Business Development – Tec de Monterrey ITESM 
    • Masters in Quality and Productivity Systems Engineering- Tec de Monterrey ITESM 
    • Bachelor in Business Administration – Tec de Monterrey ITESM 

Having 10 years of experience in the automotive industry and manufacturing. Currently director of her own business consulting company “Liderazgo de Altura”. 

Quitting the office work, risked the comfort to live the magic of the mountain. With just a few years in mountaineering she has accomplished the unimaginable. 

  • 1st woman in America to climb the four highest mountains in the world
    Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga and Lhotse.
  • 1st Latin American Woman to climb K2 the second highest mountain in the world and one of the most dangerous. 
  • Guinness World Record for the fastest ascent of the three highest mountains in the world. Record title “Fastest ascent of the top three highest mountains with supplementary oxygen – Female”. 
  • Seven out of foourteen of the highest mountains in the world in the Himalayan range in Nepal and the Karakoram range in Pakistan
  • Four out of the seven highest peaks in each continent – Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.


  • Dhaulagiri 8,167m Himalaya, Nepal. Octuber 1st 2021
  • Annapurna 8,091m Himalaya, Nepal. Abril 16th 2021 (1st Mexican)
  • Ama Dablam Himalaya, Nepal.  January 14th 2021 (1st Mexican)
  • Kilimanjaro 5,895m Tanzania, Septiember 29th 2019 (mas alta de África)
  • Kanchenjunga 8,586m Himalaya, Nepal. Mayo 15th 2019 (1st Mexican)
  • Elbrus 5,642m Cáucaso, Rusia. August 18th 2018 (highest in Europe)
  • K2 8,611m Karakoram, Pakistán. Julio 21st 2018 (1st Latin American)
  • Lhotse 8,516m Himalaya Nepal. Mayo 13th 2018
  • Everest 8,848m Himalaya Nepal Mayo 16th 2017 (Expedition Leader)
  • Manaslu 8,156m Himalaya Nepal. Octubre 5th 2015
  • Aconcagua 6,962m Argentina, January 14th 2015 (mas alta de América)
  • Pico de Orizaba 5,636m México, February 8th 2014 (First mountain)

Working for the second year in the winemaking sector with his own brand of red wine “Entre Montañas”. 


She is president and co-founder of “Líderes de Altura A.C” non-profit organization in favor of the promotion of values, sports, education among youth and children.

  • Salomon Urban Trail Gto. 2015
  • Triatlón Xel-Ha QR. 2014
  • Maratón de la CDMX 2014
  • Triatlón 70.3 San Gil, Qro, 2014
  • ½ Maratón San Javier, Gdl. Jal 2014
  • ½ Maratón Bajío, León, Gto. 2014
  • Ironman 70.3 Monterrey 2014
  • Triatlón Olímpico, Mérida 2014
  • ½ maratón internacional Gdl 2014
  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Chicago, Illinois, Oct 2013
  • Maratón León Indep Gto 2013
  • ½ Atas Maratón 21 km, Gdl Jal 2013
  • ½ Maratón San Javier Gdl Jal 2013
  • Maratón Rock ’n Roll Vegas 2012
  • ½ Maratón Bajío León, Gto 2012
  • Carrera 10km UAA Ags. 2011


  • En la edición del libro Guiness World Records 2022, Viridiana fue elegida para ser parte del “Salón de la fama”, convirtiéndose en la primera Mexicana en pertenecer a tan selecto grupo de personas.
  • La Revista Quién seleccionó a Viridiana para ser parte de las “50 personas que transforman México”. Noviembre 2021.
  • Premio Mérito EXATEC 2021
  • El 11 de agosto del 2020 Guiness World Records GWR le reconoce a Viridiana el récord del Ascenso más rápido de las tres montañas más altas del mundo (Everest, K2 y Kanchenjunga) utilizando oxígeno suplementario (mujer). 


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