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First Ascents of 8000m Peaks of Nepal

Name of the Peak


First Summiteers

Date of Summit

Mt. Annapurna 1

8091 m

Maurice Herzog and Luis Lachenal

3 June 1950

Mt. Everest


Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa

29 May 1953

Mt. Cho-Oyu


Herbert Tichy, Pasang Dawa Lama Sherpa and Sepp Jochler

19 October 1954

Mt. Makalu


Jean Couzy and Linoal Terray

16 May 1955

Mt. Kanchenjunga


George Band and Joe Brown

25 May 1955

Mt. Manaslu


Toshio Imaneshi and Gyalgen Norbu Sherpa

9 May 1956

Mt. Lhotse


Fritz Luchsinger and Ernst Reiss

18 May 1956

Mt. Dhaulagiri


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

13 May 1960


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