World 8000-meter Peaks - Front Runners List

Important: This table ONLY lists climbers who are using to log their ascents, plus a few random famous climbers. It is NOT in any way a comprehensive or authoritative listing of those who are pursuing or have completed this peak list.

The list shows the top few hundred climbers, ordered by peaks climbed. A climber becomes a candidate for inclusion by climbing at least 2 of the peaks on this list, AND more than 5% of the total number of peaks. (For lists with over 400 peaks, the minimum is simply 20 peaks climbed.) The Priority column shows a user-entered value from 1 (highest priority) to 100 (lowest).

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Total Number of Ranked Peaks on List: 14

ClimberTotal ClimbedPercent ClimbedMost Recent ClimbMost Recent PeakPriorityComplete ListMaps
Messner, Reinhold14Complete!1986-10-16Lhotse Complete ListPoints
Viesturs, Ed14Complete!2005-05-12Annapurna Complete ListPoints
Eross, Zsolt†857.142013-05-20Kangchenjunga Complete ListPoints
De Giorgi, Simone857.142021-02-03 hShishapangma Complete ListPoints
STANGL, CHRISTIAN535.712012-07-31K2 Complete ListPoints
Mantle, Doug428.571997 05Gasherbrum II Complete ListPoints
Helgeson, Tyler321.432005-07-06Mount Everest Complete ListPoints
Peacock, Stu321.432006-10-03Cho Oyu Complete ListPoints
Christensen, Bo Belvedere321.432014-09-27Cho Oyu Complete ListPoints
Buhl, Hermann†214.291957-06-09Broad Peak Complete ListPoints
Diemberger, Kurt214.291960-05-13Dhaulagiri Complete ListPoints
Roach, Gerry214.291997-07-13Gasherbrum II Complete ListPoints
Bielefeldt, Hartmut214.292002-05-17Mount Everest Complete ListPoints
Norton, Jake214.292002-05-18Mount Everest Complete ListPoints
Parker, Bruce214.292009-05-23Mount Everest Complete ListPoints
Winkler, Geri214.292009-09-30Cho Oyu Complete ListPoints
Thomasson, Simon214.292018-05-16 cMount Everest Complete ListPoints
Carole, Fuchs214.292018-05-20Mount Everest Complete ListPoints
SEMBA, TAKAYASU214.292018-07-22K2 Complete ListPoints
Matiášek, Jan214.292019-07-21Gasherbrum II Complete ListPoints
Gilbertson, Eric214.292022-07-28K2 Complete ListPoints

† = Deceased

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