Kazuya Hiraide

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Kazuya Hiraide
Full name 平出和也 (Hiraide Kazuya)
Born (1979-05-25) May 25, 1979 (age 38)
Fujimi, Japan

Kazuya Hiraide (平出和也, Hiraide Kazuya, born May 25, 1979) from Fujimi, Nagano Prefecture, is a Japanese ski mountaineer,Alpine climber,professional mountain cameraman.

Born in 1979, Hiraide became a serious mountain climber after joining a mountaineering club at his university. In 2001, Hiraide reached the eastern summit of Mt. Kula Kangri (7,381m) in Tibet. “Pursuing the unknown” in the Himalayas, his list of remarkable accomplishments includes first ascents, reaching summits without oxygen and skiing from mountain peaks. In 2009, he successfully scaled the previously unclimbed southeastern wall of Mt. Kamet (7,756m) in India, and with partner Kei Taniguchi, became the first Japanese to receive the ‘17th Piolet d’Or Award,’ the “Academy Award” of mountaineering. He also received the ‘Japan Sports Award,’ sponsored by the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper, in 2001 and 2009.

2008 He start professional cameraman.he compleat filming many high mountain.8000m 5times,7000m more than 7times.


・ICI Ishii Sports




・adidas eyewear


Selected results[edit]

Ski mountaineering[edit]

Mountain climbing[edit]


Kula Kangri East Peak (7381m) Pakistan,First assent

Cho Oyu (8201m) China,Summit, Ski down from Top


Kunyang Chhish(7852m) Pakistan,First try West Fase


Golden Peak (7027m) Pakistan,New Route North West Ridge, Summit

Lila Peak(6200m) Pakistan,New Route East Face,Summit

Kunlun Mustag(6355m),China,New Route,Summit


Mustag Ata (7564m) China,Second assent East Ridge, Summit,Ski down to west side

Shivling(6543m) India,Now Route North Face to West Face, Summit


Shispare(7611m) Pakistan,First try North East Face


Gasherbrum II(8035m) Pakistan,Summit

Broad Peak(8047) Pakistan,Summit

Kamet(7756m) India,New Route South East Face,Summit


Gasherbrum I(8068m) Pakistan,Summit

Gaurishankar(7134m) China,First try East Face


Ama Dablam(6856m) Nepal,First try North West Face


Everest(8848m) Nepal,South side,Summit

Naimonanyi (7694m) China,New Route South West ridge,Summit,South Peak(7200m) First assent,First try South East Face


Khan Tengri(7010m) Kazakh,North side,Summit

Shispare(7611m) Pakistan,First try South West Face


Everest(8848m) Nepal,Summit

Diran(7266m) Pakistan,West Ridge,Summit

Shispare(7611m) Pakistan,Second try South West Face


Everest(8848m) Nepal,South side

Hkakabo Razi(5881m) Myanmar,First try North Ridge


Everest(8848m) China,Nouth side

Api(7132m) Nepal,Noth side,Summit


Everest(8848m) China,Nouth side,Summit

Mountain accident - Rescue helicopter crash[edit]

On the 7th of November 2010 the Annapurna record-holding rescue pilot Sabin Basnyat (34 years old) and his fellow technician Purna Awale (34 years old) were killed in the crash, which took place on their second flight for Kazuya Hiraide, after they had safely airlifted David Göttler on the north face of Ama Dablam. This accident was reported in the video of Swiss broadcast SF1 with the title "Die Bergretter im Himalaya - Dokumentation" (The Rescue Team in Himalaya - Documentary).


  • 2008: Piolet d'Or, together with Kei Taniguchi (谷口ケイ, Taniguchi Kei) for the first ascent of the South-West face of Kamet (7756m, India) in alpine style

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