American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

First Ascents of Routes on Mount Everest, 1963-1987

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  • Publication Year: 1988

First Ascents of Routes on Mount Everest, 1963-1987

Compiled by Dee Molenaar

Year

Date(s)

Route

Nationality

Climbers



1953

5/29

South Col, South Ridge

British, New Zealand, Indian

Edmund Hillary Tenzing Norgay



1960

5/25

Northeast Ridge

Chinese

Wang Fu-chou Chu Yin-hua Gonpa (Tibetan)



1963

5/22

West Ridge,

Hornbein Couloir

American

Tom Hornbein Willi Unsoeld



1975

9/24

9/26

Southwest Face, ramp to above South Summit

British

Dougal Haston Doug Scott

Peter Boardman Pertemba Mick Burke (?—disappeared)



1979

5/13

West Ridge Direct

Yugoslavian

Andrej Stremfelj Nejc Zaplotnik





5/15

-ditto-

rr

Stane Belax Stipe Božic Ang Phu (Sherpa)



1980

2/19

South Buttress

Polish

Andrzej Czok Jerzy Kukuczka



1980

5/10

Japanese Couloir, Hornbein Couloir

Japanese

Tsuneo Shigehiro Takashi Ozaki



1980

8/20

Upper North Face, Great Couloir

Italian Tirol

Reinhold Messner



1982

5/4

Southwest Buttress

U.S.S.R.

Eduard Myslovsky Vladimir Balyberdin





5/4

-ditto-

rr

Sergei Bershov Mikhail Turkevich





5/5

-ditto-

it

Valentin Ivanov Sergei Ephimov





5/8

-ditto-

tt

Kazbek Valiev V. Khrishchaty





5/9

-ditto-

rr

Yuri Golodov Vladimir Puchkov Valery Khomutov



1983

10/8

Kangshung Face

American

Carlos Buhler Kim Momb Louis Reichardt



Year

Date(s)

Route

Nationality

Climbers



1983

10/9

Kangshung Face

American

Jay Cassell George Lowe Daniel Reid



1984

10/3

Great Couloir Direct from Rongbuk Glacier

Australian

Tim McCartney-Snape Greg Mortimer Andy Henderson (to 150 ft below top)



1984

10/20

Central North Face, Great Couloir

American

Phil Ershler



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