Caradog "Crag" Jones (born 1962) is a Welsh climber. He is the first Welshman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, a feat achieved on 23 May 1995. He was the 724th climber to reach the summit. The final ascent was made with Michael Knakkergaard-Jorgensen, the first Dane to the summit.
Jones and Jorgensen were part of a larger world team, led by Henry Todd of the UK, and using Himalayan guides.
The team took the northern route (North Col – North East Ridge)
Other peaks and "firsts"
He made the first ascent of Hunza Peak (6200m)
In 2005, together with Julian Freeman-Attwood, Rich Howarth and Skip Novak, Jones completed a 17-day south-north traverse of South Georgia. As part of this they made the first ascent of Pk. 5680 (1,727m). (Some pictures here)
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