Links:

8000 Metres

Alpine Ascents

The Nepal Trekking Guide

Reinhold Messner

Ed Viesturs

Mountain Madness

MountEverest.net

EverestHistory.com

The 7 Summits

EverestNews.com

Everest 2006

Himalaya Maps

Mountain Images: Himalayas

Books:

All Fourteen 8,000ers
by Reinhold Messner

Himalayan Quest: Ed Viesturs on the 8,000-Meter Giants
by Ed Viesturs, Peter Potterfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain
Location
First Ascent

Everest

8,850m / 29,035ft
Nepal

1953
Sir E. Hillary, T. Norgay

K2

8,611m / 28,250ft
Pakistan
1954
A. Compagnoni, L. Lacedelli

Kangchenjunga

8,586m / 28,169ft
Nepal/Sikkim
1955
G. Band, J. Brown

Lhotse

8,516m / 27,940ft

Nepal/Tibet
1956
F. Luchsinger, E. Reiss

Makalu

8,463m / 27,766ft
Nepal
1955
J. Couzy, L. Terrary

Cho-Oyu

8,201m / 26,906ft
Nepal/Tibet
1954
S. Joechler, H. Tichy, P. Dawa Lama

Dhaulagiri

8,167m / 26,795ft
Nepal
1960
K. Diemberger, P. Diener, M. Dorji, E. Forrer, N. Dorji, A. Schelbert

Manaslu

8,163m / 26,781ft
Nepal
1956
T. Imanishi, G. Norbu

Nanga Parbat

8,125m / 26,660ft
Pakistan
1953
H. Buhl

Annapurna

8,091m / 26,545ft
Nepal
1950
M. Herzog, L. Lachenal

Gasherbrum I

8,068m / 26,470ft

Pakistan/China
1958
A. Kaufman, P. Schoening

Broad Peak

8,068m / 26,470ft
Pakistan/China
1957
H. Buhl, K. Diemberger, M. Schmuck, F. Witerstellar

Gasherbrum II

8,035m / 26,360ft

Pakistan/China
1956
S. Larch, F. Moravec,
H. Willenpart

Shishapangma

8,013m / 26,291ft
China/Tibet
1964
H. Ching & nine climbers

Climbers who summited all 8000m peaks:

  Name Time Span Country
1 Reinhold Messner 1970-1986 Italy
2 Jerzy Kukuczka 1979-1987 Poland
3 Erhard Loretan 1982-1995 Switzerland
4 Carlos Carsolio 1985-1996 Mexico
5 Krzysztof Wielicki 1980-1996 Poland
6 Juanito Oiarzabal 1985-1999 Spain
7 Sergio Martini 1976-2000 Italy
8 Hong-Gil Um 1988-2000 South Korea
9 Park Young Seok 1993-2001 South Korea
10 Alberto Inurrategi 1991-2002 Spain
11 Han Wang Yong 1994-2003 South Korea
12 Ed Viesturs 1989-2005 USA
13 Alan Hinkes 1987-2005 Great Britain