Almanac

24 November



Born on this day

1945 Alberto Magliano, Italian climber, who ascended Everest in 2002 and Cho Oyu in 2007. He also finished the Kosciuszko-version of the Seven Summits in 2003. He died in an avalanche on Manaslu in 2012, aged 66.
1947 Peter Hackett, American climber, who ascended Everest in 1981.
1955 Jean-Marc Nowak, French climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2005 and Everest in 2011.
1955 Michael (Mike) Farris, American climber, who ascended Gasherbrum II in 2006 and Everest in 2009.
1960 Thomas Becherer, German climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1999.
1962 Albert Michael Connaughton, Irish climber, who ascended Everest in 2012.
1964 Mario Vielmo, Italian climber, who ascended Dhaulagiri I in 1998, Manaslu in 2000, Cho Oyu in 2001, Everest in 2003, Gasherbrum II in 2005, Makalu in 2006, K2 in 2007 and Kangchenjunga in 2013.
1966 Björn Ólafsson, Icelandic climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1995 and Everest in 1997.
1967 Norbert Linz, German climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 2005 and Gasherbrum II in 2011.
1967 Juan Carlos Vizcaino, Spanish Catalan climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2005.
1968 Oh Jun-Young, Korean climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1997.
1970 Sangay Phuri, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Kangchenjunga three times (2008, 2010 and 2011), Gasherbrum II in 2011, Lhotse in 2012 and Everest in 2013.
1972 Tapche Bhote, Nepalese Bhutia climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2003 and Makalu in 2011.
1972 Temba I, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest in 2006 and Cho Oyu in 2009.
1976 Jordi (Gudi) Godayol, Spanish Catalan climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 2004.
1977 Tomislav Aurednik, Slovenian climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 2005.
1977 Dharchung Tsiring, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest in 2013.
1978 Danuru II, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest twice (2011 and 2012) and Gasherbrum II in 2014.
1989 Mingmar II, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest in 2012.
1989 Tenzing Chhotar, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest in 2013.

First ascent on this day

1970 Mount Kempe (Victoria Land, Antarctica, 3005 m) by a party from New Zealand.