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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-mPeak LocationSorted Ascent List
Amedeo, Luigi†Italy71906-06-18Mount Stanley5109Congo DRC/UgandaAscent List
Beckey, Fred†USA-WA1761969 tDevils Tower1558USA-WYAscent List
Hillary, Edmund†New Zealand181954Magellan3049New ZealandAscent List
Messner, ReinholdItaly592002Volcán Cotopaxi5897EcuadorAscent List
Norgay, Tenzing†India21953-05-29Mount Everest8848China/NepalAscent List
Roberts, DavidUSA-MA451977-08 bDarton Peak3741USA-WYAscent List
Thoreau, Henry David†USA-MA161858-07-13Mount Lafayette1597USA-NHAscent List
Unsoeld, Willi†USA-WA21963-05-22Mount Everest8848China/NepalAscent List
Viesturs, EdUSA-WA182015-10Borah Peak3859USA-IDAscent List
Washburn, Bradford†USA-MA321955-04-19Mount Dickey2909USA-AKAscent List
Whymper, Edward†UK231901 fIsolated Peak2823Canada-BCAscent List
Wickwire, JamesUSA-WA391996Nevado de Illimani (Attempt)6438BoliviaAscent List

About the Climbers Page:

  • 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 inidivudual 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.
  • Climbers and hikers who are interested in tracking their ascents and list completion progress can create an account on this site and enter their climbs and hikes.  Visit the Login page if you would like to start tracking your climbs using this site.
  • If you are a registered member, and you do not want to appear in these lists, you can click your "Edit Account" link when logged in and check the "Keep your ascent data hidden" checkbox. You will not appear in any of the lists on this page unless you are logged in--no one else will see an entry for you.

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