List of climbers and mountaineers

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List of climbers and mountaineers is a list of people notable for the activities of mountaineering, rock climbing (including bouldering) and ice climbing.

Christian Almer
Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi

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Jacques Balmat
Arlene Blum
David Breashears
Alexander Burgener

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Yvon Chouinard
Chhurim
Johann Coaz
Emilio Comici
Michel Croz

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Clinton Thomas Dent
Kurt Diemberger

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Douglas Freshfield
Tom Frost

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Conrad Gessner
Stefan Glowacz
Paul Güssfeldt

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Heinrich Harrer
Edmund Hillary

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Andrew Irvine

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Margaret Jackson

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  • John Jackson (1921–2005) UK. First ascent of Jackson's Route.
  • Margaret Jackson (1843–1906) UK. Pioneer female mountaineer in the Alps.
  • Nicolas Jaeger (1946–1980) France. First French ascent of Mount Everest.
  • Narendra Dhar Jayal a.k.a. 'Nandu' Jayal (died 1958) India. First Director of Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering.
  • Jimmy Jewell (1953–1987) UK. Prolific rock-climbing soloist.
  • Raghav Joneja (born 1997) India. Youngest Indian to climb Mount Everest.
Jerzy Kukuczka
  • Ganesh Jena (born 1972) India. First male from Odisha, India to climb Mount Everest.

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Reinhold Messner
Thomas Middlemore
Albert F. Mummery

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Tenzing Norgay

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Juanito Oiarzabal
Adam Ondra

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Michel-Gabriel Paccard
Paul Preuss

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Leni Riefenstahl
Wanda Rutkiewicz

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John Salathé
Horace-Bénédict de Saussure
Apa Sherpa
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa
Pem Dorjee Sherpa
Ueli Steck
Gottlieb Samuel Studer

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Bill Tilman
Francis Fox Tuckett

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Karl Unterkircher

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Edward Whymper
Krzysztof Wielicki

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Matthias Zurbriggen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lonely Grave in the Sierra - Norman Clyde
  2. ^ Günther Dyhrenfurth
  3. ^ "Ershlers First Couple to Climb the Seven Summits". International Mountain Guides. 
  4. ^ Mick Fowler
  5. ^ Tom Higgins
  6. ^ "Mounteverest.net"
  7. ^ Supercanaleta on pataclimb.com
  8. ^ "Boston's Vanessa O'Brien Completes 'Explorer's Grand Slam' in Record Time". Boston.com. April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Woman does Explorer's Grand Slam in record time". grindtv.com. May 2013. 
  10. ^ Joanna Jolly and Stephen Mulvey (27 August 2010). "New doubts over Korean Oh Eun-Sun's climbing record". BBC News. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  11. ^ American Alpine Journal, 1979, pp. 1–18
  12. ^ "Jordan Romero, 13, 'becomes youngest to scale Everest'". BBC. 22 May 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  13. ^ Andy Kauffman - Obituary
  14. ^ Frank Smythe[dead link]
  15. ^ "High Ideals". Irish Times. 1998-05-05. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 
  16. ^ Ichiro Yoshizawa - Obituary[dead link]

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