LISTS OF ASCENTS: Everest, K2 and other 8000m summits


26 April 2008. The files downloadable from this page, and many more, are now downloadable from a new website edited directly by their author. This page will remain here for a while, but may not be updated.


Compilation and Copyright Eberhard Jurgalski (interview, in German) and Xavier Eguskitza, with courtesy of the Himalayan Database. The lists were first uploaded on 31 March 2007 and last updated on 17 April 2008. Unless labelled "provisional" or otherwise stated, these lists are complete and up to date to the best of the authors' knowledge. For more information about the authors and sources, see below. Comments about this page are welcome and should be addressed to e.jurgalski at t-online.de.

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Everest all A full list of the 3,681 successful ascents of Mount Everest up to and including 2007, updated 17.04.08.

  • Column E identifies female climbers
  • column I identifies the climb number of climbers who have ascended more than once.
    See also: A full list of 210 Everest fatalities NEW 24.01.08.

    K2 all A full list of the 284 successful ascents of K2, the world's second highest mountain.

  • Column B shows the climber number
  • column E identifies female climbers
  • column F shows the climb number of climbers who have summitted more than once
  • column G identifies climbs without oxygen (x),
  • column I shows nationality ranking numbers,
  • column J shows female nationality ranking number.
    A full list of 66 K2 fatalities, and a K2 ascents/fatalities summary.

    First 2 all A full list of the 133 climbers who have successfully ascended both Everest and K2.
    First 3 all A full list of the 48 climbers who have ascended to the summits of Everest, K2, and Kangchenjunga.

    First 14 14 A full list of 13 climbers who have ascended to the summits of all of the world's 14 mountains over 8000 metres, with some additional details.
    First 14 10 A full list of 43 climbers who have ascended to the summits of at least 10 of the world's 14 mountains over 8000 metres.
    First 14 4f A full list of 20 female climbers who ascended to the summits of at least 4 of the world's 14 mountains over 8000 metres.
    First 14 4 6m A full list of 5 climbers who ascended to the summits of at least 4 of the world's 14 mountains over 8000 metres in six months.
    First 14 3 100d A full list of 23 climbers who ascended to the summits of at least 3 of the world's 14 mountains over 8000 metres in 100 days (the "hat-trick").

    Climbs without oxygen: lists of climbers who have ascended Everest (Updated 17.04.08), the first 2 and the first 3 without the use of supplementary oxygen.

    Everest ascents by days of years A full table showing the number of ascents of Everest on each day from 1953 to 2007. Updated 17.04.08.

    Ascent and fatality statistics by nation: Everest (to 2007, updated 17.04.08), K2 (to 2007)


    Lists of Mountains
    Computer generated Everest summit panoramas: North South External link to 360 photo-panorama
    Seven Summits (external link). Information about climbing, and those who have climbed to, the highest points of the world's seven continents.
    Viewfinder Panoramas Home Page


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