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Joe Tasker

Joe Tasker

Anatoli Nikoliavich Boukreev, Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Букре́ев, (January 16, 1958 – December 25, 1997) was a Kazakhstani (USSR/Kazakhstan) climber who made ascents of seven of the 8,000 metre peaks without supplemental oxygen. In total he made 18 successful ascents on peaks above 8000 m (1989 – 1997). Boukreev was lost under an avalanche on Annapurna. The direct transliteration of his Russian name is Anatolij Nikolaevich Bukreev.

Anatoli Nikoliavich Boukreev, Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Букре́ев, (January 16, 1958 – December 25, 1997) was a Kazakhstani (USSR/Kazakhstan) climber who made ascents of seven of the 8,000 metre peaks without supplemental oxygen. In total he made 18 successful ascents on peaks above 8000 m (1989 – 1997). Boukreev was lost under an avalanche on Annapurna. The direct transliteration of his Russian name is Anatolij Nikolaevich Bukreev.

Peter Boardman (1950–1982) was a British mountaineer and author. He is best known for a series of bold and lightweight expeditions to the Himalaya, often in partnership with Joe Tasker, and for his contribution to mountain literature. Boardman and Tasker died on the North East Ridge of Mount Everest in 1982. The Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature was established in their memory.

Peter Boardman (1950–1982) was a British mountaineer and author. He is best known for a series of bold and lightweight expeditions to the Himalaya, often in partnership with Joe Tasker, and for his contribution to mountain literature. Boardman and Tasker died on the North East Ridge of Mount Everest in 1982. The Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature was established in their memory.

1978 sees the first ascent without bottled oxygen. Peter Habeler and Reinhold Messner reach the summit on May 8-th 1978 via the South-East Ridge.

1978 sees the first ascent without bottled oxygen. Peter Habeler and Reinhold Messner reach the summit on May 8-th 1978 via the South-East Ridge.

"You gotta make decisions. You gotta keep making decisions, even if they're wrong decisions, you know. If you don't make decisions, you're stuffed."  Joe Simpson

"You gotta make decisions. You gotta keep making decisions, even if they're wrong decisions, you know. If you don't make decisions, you're stuffed." Joe Simpson

Ed Viesturs (born July 22, 1959) is a high-altitude mountaineer. He is the first American to have climbed all fourteen of the world's eight-thousander mountain peaks, and the fifth person to do so without using supplemental oxygen. He has summited peaks of over 8,000 meters on 21 occasions, including Mount Everest seven times; only two other climbers, Phurba Tashi Sherpa Mendewa and Juanito Oiarzabal, have more high-altitude ascents.

Ed Viesturs (born July 22, 1959) is a high-altitude mountaineer. He is the first American to have climbed all fourteen of the world's eight-thousander mountain peaks, and the fifth person to do so without using supplemental oxygen. He has summited peaks of over 8,000 meters on 21 occasions, including Mount Everest seven times; only two other climbers, Phurba Tashi Sherpa Mendewa and Juanito Oiarzabal, have more high-altitude ascents.

Mountaineer Don Whillans heard odd cries and saw a dark figure on a distant ridge while climbing Mount Annapurna, Nepal, in March 1970. The next day he found its tracks at 13,000 feet and watched the Yeti again through binoculars for 20 minutes.

Mountaineer Don Whillans heard odd cries and saw a dark figure on a distant ridge while climbing Mount Annapurna, Nepal, in March 1970. The next day he found its tracks at 13,000 feet and watched the Yeti again through binoculars for 20 minutes.

Heinrich Harrer, mountaineer (first person to climb Eiger's north face) and writer (7 Years in Tibet)

Heinrich Harrer, mountaineer (first person to climb Eiger's north face) and writer (7 Years in Tibet)

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