small snow capped mountain in the USA
small snow capped mountain in the USA

Top 10 List:

Here are the first ten climbers to reach the top of Mt Everest, since Edmund Hillary did it in 1953.

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Mountaineer Country Date
1. Edmund Hillary New Zealand 29 May 1953
2. Tenzing Norgay Nepal 29 May 1953
3. Jurg Marmet Switzerland 23 May 1956
4. Ernst Schmied Switzerland 23 May 1956
5. Has-Rudolf von Gunten Switzerland 23 May 1956
6. Adolf Reist Switzerland 23 May 1956
7. Wang Fu-Chou China 25 May 1960
8. Chu Ying-hua China 25 May 1960
9. Konbu Tibet 25 May 1960
=10. Nawang Gombu India 1 May 1963
=10. James Whittaker USA 1 May 1963

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Old Comment

  • How long, how many dayz, does it took them to get to the mountain top? And is there a price for it? (from emmanuel timothy, April 2012)