World Record on Mt. Everest

Mount Everest Climbing Records

1953: Edmund Hillary (New Zealand) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal)
First ever to ascend Mt. Everest

1956: Ernst Schmied and Jürg Marmet
Second proven ascent to Everest (Swiss Expedition)

1963: Jim Whittaker
First American to scale Mt. Everest

1965: Lt. Commander M. S. Kohli and others
First Indian expedition to climb Mt. Everest

1965: Avtar Singh Cheema
First Indian to ascent Mt. Everest

1975: Junko Tabei (Japan)
First woman to reach the summit

1975: Phantog
First Tibetan woman to reach the summit
(from the Tibetan side)

1975: Doug Scott and Dougal Haston
First British citizens to make the ascent

1978: Reinhold Messner (Italy) and Peter Habeler (Austria)
First ever to scale Mt. Everest, without supplemental oxygen

1978: Wanda Rutkiewicz
First ever Polish citizen, first ever European, and the third woman to scale the summit

1979: Andrej Štremfelj and Nejc Zaplotnik
First Yugoslavians to reach the summit

1980: Andrzej Zawada and team(Poland)
First winter ascent

1980: Reinhold Messner
First to scale Everest alone, without supplemental oxygen

1980: Yasuo Kato (Japan)
First solo winter ascent
First person (non-Sherpa) to reach the summit twice

1982: 11 Soviet Mountaineers
First official Soviet climbers to scale the Everest

1982: Laurie Skreslet (along with 2 sherpas)
First Canadian to scale the Everest

1983: Lou Reichardt, Kim Momb, and Carlos Buhler (USA)
First to scale the East Face

1984: Bachendri Pal
First Indian woman to scale the Everest

1984: Tim Macartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer
First Australian ascent, without supplemental oxygen

1984: Phil Ershler
First American ascent of the North Wall

1986: Erhard Loretan and Jean Troillet (Swiss)
First ever to scale the North face in straight 42 hours without ropes, tents, and baggage (after 8000m); the descend took 5 hours

1986: Sharon Wood
First North American woman to have reached the summit

1988: Jean-Marc Boivin (France)
First paragliding descent

1988: Joint Team from China, Japan, and Nepal
World Wide Telecast:
Two teams scaled two different summits simultaneously. They crossed over while descending to reach the other team's base

1988: Stacy Allison
First American woman to have reached the summit

1988: Lydia Bradey (New Zealand)
First solo woman climber to have reached the summit, without supplemental oxygen

1988: Sungdare Sherpa (Nepal)
First person to have scaled Everest 5 times

1989: Ricardo Torres-Nava
First Latin American and Mexican to scale Everest

1990: Marija and Andrej Štremfelj
First couple to do so; Marija was the first Slovene woman as well

1990: Peter Hillary (New Zealand)
Son of Edmund Hillary, an ex-summiter to scale Everest

1990: Tim Macartney-Snape (Australia)
First person ever to climb from sea level to the summit (his second ascent)

1992: Doron Erel
First Israeli to scale Everest

1993: Ramon Blanco (Spain)
Oldest person to scale Everest at the age of 60

1996: Göran Kropp (Sweden)
Bicycled all the way from Sweden to Everest and went on to summit it

1998: Tom Whittaker (Naturalized American)
First amputee to scale Everest

1999: Cathy O'Dowd (South Africa)
First woman to summit Everest from both, Northern and Southern routes

1999: Ken Noguchi (Japan)
Summited Everest and became the youngest person to summit the highest peaks in all 7 continents at the age of 25

1999: Lev Sarkisov (Georgia)
Summited Everest to become the oldest climber at the age of 60

2000: Nazir Sabir
First Pakistani to do so

2000: Davo Karničar (Slovenia)
First person to finish an uninterrupted ski from the summit to the base camp in 5 hours

2000: Anna Czerwińska (Poland)
Oldest woman (during that period) to reach the summit at the age of 50

2001: Temba Tsheri Sherpa (Nepal)
Youngest person to reach summit at the age of 16

2001: Marco Siffredi (France)
First person to descend from Everest on a snowboard

2001: Erik Weihenmayer (USA)
First blind person to reach the summit

2001: Sherman Bull (USA)
Aged 64, he became the oldest person to reach the summit

2002: Tamae Watanabe (Japan)
Oldest woman to reach the summit at the age of 63

2003: Yuichiro Miura (Japan)
Oldest summiter at the age of 70

2003: Sherpa Lakpa Gelu (Nepal)
Ascended Everest in 10 hours 56 minutes

2005: Eurocopter AS350 B3 Helicopter
First time, a helicopter landed on the summit

2006: Mark Inglis (New Zealand)
First amputee with two artificial legs to reach the summit

2006: Takao Arayama (Japan)
Summited to become the oldest to do so at the age of 70

2007: Omar Samra
First Egyptian and youngest Arab to do so

2007: Katsusuke Yanagisawa (Japan)
Oldest summiter at 71 years

2008: Farouq Saad al-Zuman
First Saudi Arabian to scale Everest

2008: Min Bahadur Sherchan (Nepal)
Oldest climber at 76 years of age

2010: Jordan Romero (USA)
Youngest person to reach the summit at the age of 13

2010: Julio Bird (USA)
Aged 60, he is the oldest person to reach the summit from both Nepal as well as Tibet

2012: Tamae Watanabe (Japan)
Oldest woman at 73 years of age to scale Everest

2013: Valery Rozov (Russia)
Highest base jump (from the North face)

2013: Yuichiro Miura (Japan)
At 80, he is the oldest person to have scaled Everest till now

2013: Chhurim Sherpa (Nepal)
First woman to have scaled Mount Everest twice in a week

2013: David Liano Gonzalez (Mexico)
First person to have scaled Everest from both sides in the same season

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