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A Random Collection of Famous Climbers

Using books and online sources, the climbs of a few well-know alpinists below have been added to

Climber NameHome LocationAscentsMost Recent AscentMost Recent PeakElev-ftPeak LocationSorted Ascent List
Amedeo, Luigi†Italy71906-06-18Mount Stanley16762Congo DRC/UgandaAscent List
Beckey, Fred†USA-WA1761969 tDevils Tower5112USA-WYAscent List
Hillary, Edmund†New Zealand181954Magellan10003New ZealandAscent List
Messner, ReinholdItaly592002Volcán Cotopaxi19347EcuadorAscent List
Norgay, Tenzing†India21953-05-29Mount Everest29032China/NepalAscent List
Roberts, David†USA-MA451977-08 bDarton Peak12275USA-WYAscent List
Thoreau, Henry David†USA-MA161858-07-13Mount Lafayette5240USA-NHAscent List
Unsoeld, Willi†USA-WA21963-05-22Mount Everest29032China/NepalAscent List
Viesturs, EdUSA-WA182015-10Borah Peak12662USA-IDAscent List
Washburn, Bradford†USA-MA321955-04-19Mount Dickey9545USA-AKAscent List
Whymper, Edward†UK231901 fIsolated Peak9262Canada-BCAscent List
Wickwire, JamesUSA-WA391996Nevado de Illimani (Attempt)21122BoliviaAscent List

† = Deceased

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  • Thousands of hikers, climbers, and mountain enthusiasts from all over the world are logging their mountain adventures using  On this page, you can search for an indivudual climber by name or location, or you can see various "Hall of Fame" lists of superlative peakbaggers. 
  • Of course, many accomplished climbers are not registered site users, so the Hall of Fame lists are nowhere near comprehensive.
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