Mike BanksMBE (22 December 1922 – 9 February 2013) was a British climber and mountaineer. He climbed in all continents and the Arctic. During his career as an officer in the Royal Marines, he was a member of the British North Greenland Expedition (1952 to 1954).
In 1958, he made the first ascent of Rakaposhi with Tom Patey as part of a British-Pakistani joint forces Himalayan expedition.
At the age of 77, in May 2000, he climbed the Scottish sea stack, the Old Man of Hoy becoming the oldest person to have done so.