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Born on this day

1987 Lhakpa Tendu, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Manaslu in 2011 and Everest twice (2012 and 2013).


First ascent on this day

1955 Parchamo (6279 m) by a British party.


Gone on this day

2014 Ang Kazi, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Manaslu in 2006 and Everest five times (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012), died in an avalanche on Everest, aged 35.


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Italian pioneer and Polish mountaineer died
Saturday, 08 August 2009 16:30

On August 6th, Riccardo Cassin, the leader of the successful Gasherbrum IV expedition in 1958, died, aged 100.

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Yesterday the Polish mountaineer Andrzej Marciniak was found dead on Posrednia Gran in the High Tatras. He ascended Everest in 1989 and Annapurna I in 1996. He was 50 years old.

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