Almanac

01 November



Born on this day

1937 Georg Seifried, German climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1993.
1938 Karl-Ludwig Waag, German climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2002.
1938 Marcel Rüedi, Swiss climber, who ascended Tirich Mir in 1975, Dhaulagiri I in 1980, Gasherbrum II, Gasherbrum I and Broad Peak in 1983, Manaslu and Nanga Parbat in 1984, K2 and Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 1985 and Cho Oyu and Makalu in 1986, where he died on descent, aged 47.
1947 Ivan Dusharin, Russian climber, who ascended Everest three times (1992, 2005 and 2012), Nanga Parbat in 1997 and Cho Oyu in 2002.
1948 Rolf Haas, Swiss climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 1994.
1952 Toshiaki Yano, Japanese climber, who ascended Everest in 1998, Broad Peak in 2000 and K2 in 2004.
1955 Peter Bailey, British climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2009.
1956 Chung Jang-Keun, Korean climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2002.
1958 Arthur Collins, climber from New Zealand, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1997.
1958 André Rech, German climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2013.
1962 Anthony C. King, British climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2005 and Everest in 2007.
1962 David Schlimme, American climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2004.
1963 Peter Beglinger, Swiss climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 2001.
1968 Seok Jin-Ho, Korean climber, who ascended Everest in 2005.
1970 Marcello Ricardo Deza, Argentinean climber, who ascended Everest in 2010.
1971 Kwon Soon-Jae, Korean climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma in 2000.
1971 Pasang Nima I, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest in 2005.
1973 Đorđije Vujičić, Montenegrin climber, who ascended Everest in 2010.
1975 Oksana Morneva, Russian lady climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2009 and Manaslu in 2013.
1977 Devidutta Panda, Indian climber, who ascended Everest in 2011.
1979 Greg Nieuwenhuys, Dutch climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2004.
1979 Mamta Sodha, Indian lady climber, who ascended Everest in 2010.

First ascents on this day

1969 Gurja Himal (7193 m) by a Japanese party.
1984 Cho Polu (6700 m) by the Spanish climber Nil Bohigas.
2007 Gurkarpo Ri (6891 m) by a French party.

Gone on this day

1998 Lute G. Jerstad, American pioneer, who ascended Everest in 1963, died, aged 62.
2006 Bruno Carvalho, Portuguese climber, who ascended Shisha Pangma the day before, died on descent, aged 31.
2008 Stanislav Šilhán, Czech climber,who ascended Dhaulagiri I in 1990, Cho Oyu in 1994, Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 1995 and Gasherbrum I in 1997, died, aged 53.