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First Ascents of 8000m Peaks of Nepal

Name of the Peak

Altitude/Height

First Summiteers

Date of Summit

Mt. Annapurna 1

8091 m

Maurice Herzog and Luis Lachenal

3 June 1950

Mt. Everest

8848m

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa

29 May 1953

Mt. Cho-Oyu

8201m

Herbert Tichy, Pasang Dawa Lama Sherpa and Sepp Jochler

19 October 1954

Mt. Makalu

8485m

Jean Couzy and Linoal Terray

16 May 1955

Mt. Kanchenjunga

8586m

George Band and Joe Brown

25 May 1955

Mt. Manaslu

8163m

Toshio Imaneshi and Gyalgen Norbu Sherpa

9 May 1956

Mt. Lhotse

8516m

Fritz Luchsinger and Ernst Reiss

18 May 1956

Mt. Dhaulagiri

8167m

Kurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Nawang Dorje Sherpa, Nima Dorje Sherpa, Ernst Forrer and Albin Schelbert.

13 May 1960

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