Tamara Lunger, 31, is an Italian ski mountaineer who, after many successes in races in 2009, also began with altitude climbing. In ski mountaineering, she twice won the Italian championship and in 2008 the U-23 World Cup. Her mountaineering projects include K2, Manaslu and Lhotse. Since 2013, Lunger also completed ultratrail racing and won in 2014 with Annemarie Gross the Transalpine Run. The Italian woman gained experience with long ski tours in 2013 while crossing the Karakorum in Pakistan with touring skis.