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Abele Blanc (born 2 September 1954) is an Italian mountaineer.
Achille Compagnoni (26 September 1914 – 13 May 2009) was an Italian mountaineer and skier.
Adam Bielecki (born 12 May 1983) is a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber.
Alan Hinkes OBE (born 26 April 1954) is an English Himalayan high-altitude mountaineer from Northallerton in North Yorkshire.
Albert Frederick Mummery (10 September 1855, Dover, Kent, England – 24 August 1895, Nanga Parbat), was an English mountaineer and author.
Alberto Iñurrategi Iriarte (November 3, 1968) is a Basque Spanish mountaineer born in Aretxabaleta, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country (Spain), 3 November 1968.
The Alpine Journal (or "AJ") is an annual publication by the Alpine Club of London.
Alpine style refers to mountaineering in a self-sufficient manner, thereby carrying all of one's food, shelter, equipment, etc.
The American Alpine Journal is an annual magazine published by the American Alpine Club.
Andrew James Lock OAM (born 26 December 1961) is an Australian high-altitude mountaineer.
Andrzej Czok (November 11, 1948 – January 11, 1986) was a Polish mountaineer best known for the first winter ascent of Dhaulagiri on January 21, 1985 with Jerzy Kukuczka and for the first ascent of Mount Everest through South Pillar in 1980 (new route also with Jerzy Kukuczka).
Andrzej Zawada, born: Maria Andrzej Zawada, (16 July 1928 in Olsztyn – 21 August 2000 in Warsaw) was a Polish Alpinist and Tatra Mountains climber, pioneer of winter Himalayism.
Annapurna (Sanskrit, Nepali, Newar: अन्नपूर्णा) is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over, thirteen peaks over, and sixteen more over.
Artur Hajzer (28 June 1962 – 7 July 2013) was a Polish mountaineer best known for the first winter ascent of Annapurna on February 3, 1987 together with Jerzy Kukuczka.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
An avalanche (also called a snowslide) is a cohesive slab of snow lying upon a weaker layer of snow in the snowpack that fractures and slides down a steep slope when triggered.
Azim Gheychisaz (عظیم قیچیساز; born 1981, in Tabriz) is an Iranian mountain climber and the summiter of all 14 Eight-thousanders.
Òscar Cadiach i Puig (born 1952 in Barcelona) is a Spanish mountain climber.
Broad Peak (بروڈ پیک) is the 12th highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
Carlos Carsolio Larrea (born 4 October 1962 in Mexico City) is a Mexican mountain climber.
Dawa Sherpa (born Chhang Dawa Sherpa; July 30, 1982), nicknamed "Dawa Sherpa", is a Nepalese mountaineer and the youngest mountaineer to summit the 14 highest peaks.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese National Geography is a Chinese monthly magazine similar to the National Geographic Magazine.
Cho Oyu (Nepali: चोयु) is the sixth highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
Denis Urubko (Дени́с Ви́кторович Уру́бко; 29 July 1973) is a mountaineer.
The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Edmund Viesturs (born June 22, 1959) is a high-altitude mountaineer and corporate speaker.
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary OSN (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist.
Edurne Pasaban Lizarribar (born August 1, 1973) is a Basque Spanish mountaineer.
The effects of high altitude on humans are considerable.
Elizabeth Ann Hawley (November 9, 1923 – January 26, 2018) was an American journalist and chronicler of Himalayan expeditions.
Erhard Loretan (28 April 1959 – 28 April 2011) was a Swiss mountain climber, often described as one of the greatest mountaineers of all times.
Ernst Reiss (24 February 1920, Davos – 3 August 2010, Basel) was a Swiss mountaineer, who together with Fritz Luchsinger was the first to climb the fourth highest mountain on earth in 1956.
The Explorers Grand Slam is an adventurers challenge: to reach the north and south pole and climb the Seven Summits.
Fritz Luchsinger (March 8, 1921 – 28 April 1983) was a Swiss mountaineer.
Fritz Moravec (April 27, 1922 – March 17, 1997) was an Austrian mountaineer and author.
Fritz Wintersteller (born 21 October 1927) is an Austrian mountaineer who made the first ascent of Broad Peak together with Hermann Buhl, Kurt Diemberger, and Marcus Schmuck in 1957.
Gasherbrum I (گاشر برم -1), surveyed as K5 and also known as Hidden Peak, is the 11th highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
Gasherbrum II (گاشر برم -2); surveyed as K4, is the 13th highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
George Christopher Band OBE (2 February 1929 – 26 August 2011) was an English mountaineer.
Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner (born 13 December 1970) is an Austrian mountaineer.
The Gurkhas or Gorkhas with endonym Gorkhali (गोरखाली) are the soldiers of Nepalese nationality and ethnic Indian Gorkhas recruited in the British Army, Nepalese Army, Indian Army, Gurkha Contingent Singapore, Gurkha Reserve Unit Brunei, UN Peace Keeping force, and war zones around the world.
Han Wang-Yong (born 1966) is a Korean mountaineer.
Herbert Tichy (June 1, 1912 - September 26, 1987) was an Austrian author, geologist, journalist and climber.
Hermann Buhl (21 September 1924 – 27 June 1957) was an Austrian mountaineer and is considered one of the best climbers of all time.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation, commonly known by its French name Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme (UIAA, lit. International Union of Alpine Clubs) was founded in August 1932 in Chamonix, France when 20 mountaineering associations met for an alpine congress.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Iván Vallejo Ricaurte (born 19 December 1959) is a high-altitude mountaineer from Ecuador.
Prof John Norman Collie FRSE FRS (10 September 1859 – 1 November 1942), commonly referred to as J. Norman Collie, was a British scientist, mountaineer and explorer.
Jean Couzy (9 July 1923 – 2 November 1958) was a French mountaineer.
Jerzy Kukuczka (24 March 1948 in Katowice, Poland – 24 October 1989 Lhotse, Nepal) was a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber.
João José Silva Abranches Garcia, (born June 11, 1967, in Lisbon, Portugal) is a leading mountaineer in Portugal.
Joseph Brown, usually Joe Brown, CBE (born 26 September 1930) is an English climber, born the seventh and last child of a family in Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire, England.
Juan Eusebio Oiarzabal Urteaga (born 30 March 1956) commonly known as Juanito Oiarzabal is a noted Spanish Basque mountaineer and has written four books on the subject.
K2 (کے ٹو), also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori (Balti and چھوغوری),, at above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest, at.
Kangchenjunga (कञ्चनजङ्घा; कंचनजंघा; ཁང་ཅེན་ཛོཾག་), also spelled Kanchenjunga, is the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India.
The Karakoram, or Karakorum is a large mountain range spanning the borders of Pakistan, India, and China, with the northwest extremity of the range extending to Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.
Kim Chang-Ho is a male former international table tennis player from North Korea.
Krzysztof Wielicki (born January 5, 1950 in Szklarka Przygodzicka, municipality Ostrzeszów, Poland) is a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber, regarded as one of the greatest Polish climbers in history.
Kurt Diemberger (born March 16, 1932) is an Austrian mountaineer and author of several books.
Leszek Cichy is a Polish mountaineer, geodesist, financier, and entrepreneur.
Lhotse (ल्होत्से;, lho rtse) is the fourth highest mountain in the world at, after Mount Everest, K2, and Kangchenjunga.
Lino Lacedelli (4 December 1925 – 20 November 2009) was an Italian mountaineer.
Lionel Terray (25 July 1921 – 19 September 1965) was a French climber who made many first ascents, including Makalu in the Himalaya (with Jean Couzy on 15 May 1955) and Cerro Fitzroy in the Patagonian Andes (with Guido Magnone in 1952).
The eight-thousanders are the 14 mountains that rise more than above sea level; they are all in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges.
There are at least 109 mountains on Earth with elevations greater than above sea level.
The list consists of people who reached the summit of Mount Everest more than once.
Albeit arbitrary, the mountaineering community groups Earth's 14 mountains with summits exceeding, referred to as eight-thousanders, as a special category of peaks defining the "top of the world." Only an elite group of mountaineers can claim to have summited all 14 peaks and many have perished trying.
Louis Lachenal (17 July 1921 – 25 November 1955), a French climber born in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, was one of the first two mountaineers to climb a summit of more than 8,000 meters.
Maciej Berbeka (17 October 1954, Zakopane, Poland – 6 March 2013, Broad Peak, Baltistan) was a Polish mountaineer, mountain guide UIAGM and member of TOPR.
Maciej Pawlikowski (born 19 February 1951) is a Polish mountaineer.
Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at.
Manaslu (मनास्लु, also known as Kutang) is the eighth highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
Marcus Schmuck (April 18, 1925 – August 21, 2005) was an Austrian mountaineer.
Maurice Herzog (15 January 1919 – 13 December 2012) was a French mountaineer and administrator who was born in Lyon, France.
Maxut Zhumayev (born December 23, 1976) is a Kazakhstani mountaineer who climbed all peaks without oxygen.
Mingma Sherpa (born Mingma Sherpa; June 16, 1978), nicknamed "Mingma", On May 20, 2011, Mingma Sherpa, the 32-year-old from Nepal, became the first Nepali and the first South Asian to scale all 14 of the world's highest mountains.
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.
Nanga Parbat (Urdu), locally known as Diamer, is the ninth highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
Nawang Dorje Sherpa, is a Nepalese mountaineer and mountain guide, best known for the first ascent of Dhaulagiri, as a member of Helvetic-Austrian expedition and many ascents in the mountains of the Himalaya Range.
Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
Nives Meroi (born 17 September 1961 at Bonate Sotto, Italy) is an Italian mountaineer.
Oh Eun-sun (Korean: 오은선, Hanja: 吳銀善, born March 5, 1966) is a South Korean female mountaineer.
Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Park Young-seok (November 2, 1963 – October 2011 on Annapurna) was a South Korean mountaineer.
Pasang Dawa Lama (1912 - September 15, 1982 in Darjiling) was a Sherpa Nepalese mountaineer, sirdar, and high-altitude porter.
Peter Kittilsby Schoening (July 30, 1927 – September 22, 2004) was an American mountaineer.
Phurba Tashi Sherpa Mendewa (फूर्वा तासी शेर्पा, 1971) is a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer known for his numerous ascents of major Himalayan peaks.
Piotr Morawski (December 27, 1976 – April 8, 2009) was a Polish mountaineer.
Piotr Pustelnik (born July 12, 1951 in Łódź, Poland) is a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Radek Jaroš (born 29 April 1964 in Nové Město na Moravě, Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic) is a Czech mountaineer and author.
Ralf Dujmovits (born December 5, 1961) is a German mountaineer.
Reinhold Messner (born 17 September 1944) is an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, explorer, and author from the bilingual Italian province of South Tyrol.
Ryszard Gajewski (born October 5, 1954 in Zakopane) is a Polish mountaineer best known for the first winter ascent of Manaslu on January 12, 1984 together with Maciej Berbeka.
Mean sea level (MSL) (often shortened to sea level) is an average level of the surface of one or more of Earth's oceans from which heights such as elevations may be measured.
Sergio Martini (born 29 July 1949) is an Italian mountaineer.
The Seven Second Summits are the second-highest mountains of each of the seven continents.
The Seven Summits are the highest mountains of each of the seven continents.
Shishapangma, also called Gosainthān, is the 14th highest mountain in the world at above sea level.
Silvio Mondinelli (nicknamed "Gnaro", born 24 June 1958), is an Italian mountaineer.
Simone Moro (born 27 October 1967) is an Italian alpinist.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Tenzing Norgay GM OSN (tendzin norgyé; 29 May 1914 – 9 May 1986), born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepali Sherpa mountaineer.
The Three Poles is an adventurer’s challenge to reach the North Pole, the South Pole, and the summit of Mount Everest.
In topography, prominence characterizes the height of a mountain or hill's summit by the vertical distance between it and the lowest contour line encircling it but containing no higher summit within it.
Um Hong-gil (born September 14, 1960) is a South Korean climber.
Eero Veikka Juhani Gustafsson, known as Veikka Gustafsson (born 14 January 1968) is a Finnish mountaineer who has ascended all 14 eight-thousanders in the world without the use of supplemental oxygen.
Vladyslav Terzyul (Владислав Олександрович Терзиул; 18 June 1953 in Artyom, Primorsky Krai, Soviet Union – 17 May 2004), was an Ukrainian alpinist, one of the world's premier high-altitude climbers.
The Volcanic Seven Summits are the highest volcanoes on each of the seven continents, just as the Seven Summits are the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
Wang Fuzhou (1935 – 18 July 2015) was a Chinese mountain climber, born in Xihua County, Henan.
Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate zones (winter does not occur in the tropical zone).
The 1950 French Annapurna expedition, led by Maurice Herzog, successfully reached the summit of Annapurna I at, the highest peak in the Annapurna Massif.
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