When she transitioned, Parisi worried she’d no longer be able to hang in outdoor sports and travel safely in the world. Taking on the Seven Summits speaks to the fact that she can do these things while living authentically. “The Seven Summits has been a great way to travel around and re-define my space in the world, and re-take my space,” Parisi said.She started in 2018 and has continued throughout the pandemic, though it has made things more challenging.
So far, Parisi has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mt. Kosciusko in Australia, Mt. Elbrus in Europe, Mt. Aconcagua in South America, and most recently Vinson Massif in Antarctica.Next up is Denali in North America and then the grand finale, Asia’s Mt.
Everest. Parisi said that each mountain prepares you for Everest, the world’s tallest peak, in its own way. Vinson Massif, which she reached the top of on Dec.