20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008
Being the first person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest on 29 May 1953 along with Tenzing Norgay Sherpa
Serving in the Royal New Zealand Air Forc...
29 May 1914 – 9 May 1986
Being one of the first two individuals to reach the summit of Mt. Everest on 29 May 1953
Recipient of George medal for his contributions in the Everest s...
17 September 1944
Being the first mountaineer to summit all 14 eight-thousanders
His climbs were also all amongst the first 20 ascents for each mountain individually
Becoming the firs...
18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924
Serving the British Army in the First World War
Being the first person to make the first ascent of the world's highest mountain, Everest in which...
4 December 1925 – 20 November 2009
Being one of the first two individuals to reach the summit of K2 with Achille Compagnoni on 31 July 1954
Being known for fast ascents of...
15 January 1919 – 13 December 2012
Leader and summiteer of the first 8000m peak expedition, Annapurna I (8091m) in 1950
Author of the best selling book of the expedition, "Annapu...
6 August 1934
Being the first British to ascent the North Wall of the Eiger, first ascent of the Central Tower of Paine, leader of the successful Annapurna South Face Expedition, leader...
4 October 1962
First Latin American and fourth (first non-europian) and second youngest person in the world to ascend the 14 Eight-Thousanders (1996).
Being the fourth man and...
17 July 1921 – 25 November 1955
One of the first two mountaineers to climb a summit of more than 8,000 meters for the first time (Annapurna I, 8091m).
Having frozen feet to be am...
27 July 1948 – 21 September 2020
Most successful ascents of Mt. Everest without bottled oxygen (10 times)
The only person to climb Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen in w...
26 December 1961
Being the only Australian to climb all fourteen 8000-meter peaks, resulting in him to be honoured with the medal of the Order of Australia.
Climbing 13 of the 14 witho...
June 16, 1978
Being the first person from Nepal and the first South Asian to scale all 14 of the world's highest mountains
Mingma Sherpa, along with his brother, Chhang Dawa Sherpa, ho...
27 October 1967
Being the first climber to winter ascent four of the eight-thousanders, SishaPangma, Makalu, Gasherbrum II and Nanga Parbat
Being an experienced helicopter pilot with m...