Who was the first person to climb Mount Everest
Mount Everest is not only famous for being the highest mountain on Earth but has also attracted many climbers who have created some amazing first records. These records simply show the significance of climbing Mountain Everest and how people undertake their journey of covering this world famous peak.
Do you know; who was the first person to climb Mount Everest successfully? If not sir Edmund Hillary was the first person who reaches the top of Mount Everest at 11:30 am on May 29, 1953. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa both reach the top of Everest at the same time.
The Mount Everest Committee which was a newly formed then organized as well as financed the first British expedition to the Mount Everest and Colonel Charles Howard-Bury was the leader of this, while the mountaineering leader was Harold Raeburn and George Mallory, Guy Bullock and Edward Oliver Wheeler were included in it.
This was undertaken to find out whether the summit could have a route from the north side. This was in the year 1921 and the hidden East Rongbuk Glacier along with its route to North Col’s base was explore by Wheeler post difficult climbing of five months. The first person to set foot on the mountain was Mallory and it was on September 23rd.
In 1922 the second British expedition took place which was under General Charles Granville Bruce with Lt-Col. Edward Lisle Struut as climbing leader and including Mallory and these were the first humans who had climbed above 8000 meters on May 22. The North Ridge was climber up and Face to 8320 m with the use of oxygen for the first time by George Finch and Geoffrey Bruch a day later.
Who was the first person tried to climb Mount Everest? The first summit attempt was made by Mallory and Irvine as they set off from the North Col (C-4) in 1924.
From the west the North Col was reached for the first time in 1938 when Everest expedition was undertaken by British mountaineering explorer Bill Tilman. An attempt to climb via the South Col as well as the southeast ridge was made by Swiss expedition which was led by Édouard Wyss-Dunant.
Who was the first person to climb Mount Everest Successfully? The first to stand in the Western Cwm were these people. It was in the year 1953 that one of the most popular world records regarding Mount Everest was established when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first ones to ascent Mount Everest and in was on 29th of May at 11:30 am (local time). This was done by them by making use of conventional open-circuit oxygen.
Still many people were making different first record in highest peak mount Everest. Some notable and successful summit and records in Mount Everest are listed below.
Jim Whittaker was the first American to climb Mount Everest in 1963.
The first man to climb Mount Everest twice in 1965 was Nawang Gombu Sherpa.
The first Indian expedition to Mount Everest was undertaken by Lt. Commander M.S. Kohli and others in 1965.
First Indian to ascent Mount Everest was Avtar Singh Cheema in 1965.
The first post-monsoon ascent was by Hisahi Ishiguro and Yasuo Kato on October 26th, 1973.
The first French Mount Everest expedition took place in the year 1974.
The first woman who reached the summit was Junko Tabei of Japan on May 16th, 1975. Tabei turn out to be the first woman to complete the Seven Summits in 1992.
First Tibetan woman to reach the summit from the side of Tibet was Phantog in 1975.
The first British citizens who made the ascent to Mount Everest were Doug Scott and Dougal Haston in 1975.In 1978 by making use of the southeast ridge route the summit was reached by Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler and these were the first climbers who scaled Mount Everest with supplemental oxygen.
Wanda Rutkiewicz was the third woman and first Polish citizen and first European who reached the Mount Everest’s summit.
First winter ascent was undertaken by Andrzej Zawada team who were from Poland in 1980.
Who was the first person to climb Mount Everest without oxygen? The first person to climb the Mount Everest solo and without oxygen tanks was Reinhold Messner in 1980.
The first official Soviet climbers who scaled Mount Everest were 11 Soviet Mountaineers. The first Canadian to reach the summit of Mount Everest was Laurie Skreslet along with two Sherpas.
The first to scale East Face were Lou Reichardt, Kim Momb and Carlos Buhler from USA in 1983.
The first Indian woman who scaled the Mount Everest was Bachendri Pal in 1984.
The first Australian ascent without supplemental oxygen was by Tim Macartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer in 1984.
Erhard Loretan and Jean Troillet were the first ones who scaled the North face that too in forty-two hours straight and this was without oxygen, tents or ropes in 1986.
The first North American woman who reached the summit was Sharon Wood in1986.
First paragliding descent was by Jean-Marc Boivin of France in 1988.
The first woman to climb Mount Everest without oxygen was Lydia Bradey from New Zealand in 1988.
The first person to walk and climb from sea level to the Mount Everest’s top was Tim Macartney-Snape in 1990.
The first Israeli to climb Mount Everest was Doron Erel in 1992.
The first amputee who scaled Mount Everest was Tom Whittaker in 1998.
In Temba Tsheri Sherpa from Nepal became the youngest person who reached summit of Mount Everest at the age of sixteen in 2001.
Erik Weihenmayer from USA was the first blind person who reached the Mount Everest’s summit in 2001.
Jordan Romero from USA is the youngest person who has reached the summit at thirteen years of age in 2010.
The oldest person (at eighty) who has scaled Mount Everest is Yuichiro Miura from Japan in 2013(till 2013).
Pasang lhamu Sherpa was the First Nepali woman to climb Mount Everest.
Chhurim Sherpa from Nepal is the first woman who has scaled The Mount Everest twice in a week in 2013.
How many people have tried to climb Mount Everest? And How many people have successfully climbed mount Everest?
Till the end of 2014 more than 4250 people tried to climb Mount Everest since the successful summit was made in 1953. There are more than 350 people were died when try to climbing Mount Everest.
So it can be very well seen that how amazing records have been set on Mount Everest by these amazing people. Still many people trying to make a different first record in highest peak mount Everest.
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