Almanac

02 September



Born on this day

1948 Takenori Yoshida, Japanese climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2003, Everest twice (2007 and 2009) and Manaslu in 2008.
1952 Darrell Ainscough, Canadian climber, who ascended Everest in 2010, where he also finished the Carstensz-version of the Seven Summits.
1953 Louis Lange, Belgian climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1990.
1954 Abele Blanc, Italian climber, who ascended Everest twice (1992 and 2010, the latter without additional oxygen!), Broad Peak in 1993, Kangchenjunga in 1995, Manaslu in 1996, Lhotse in 1997, Shisha Pangma and Cho Oyu in 1998, Gasherbrum I and II in 1999, Makalu and K2 in 2000 and Nanga Parbat and Dhaulagiri I in 2001 and Annapurna I in 2011, where he finished the fourteen Main-8000ers.
1954 Yuri Moiseev, Kazakh climber, who ascended Dhaulagiri I twice (1988 and 1991), Kangchenjunga in 1989, Manaslu in 1995 and Cho Oyu in 1996.
1955 Vladimir Obichod, Russian climber, who ascended Annapurna I in 1991.
1956 Tamara Zueva, Russian lady climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1997.
1960 José María Bermejo, Spanish climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2013.
1962 Oswald Santin, Italian (South Tyrolean) climber, who ascended Everest in 1992.
1962 Leif Harald Laffe Bergseth, Norwegian climber, who ascended Manaslu in 2012.
1963 Sergei Ovcharenko, Kazakh climber, who ascended Everest in 1997.
1967 Frédérique Delrieu, French lady climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 1995 and Shisha Pangma Central-Peak in 1999.
1968 Thomas (Tom) Torkelson, American climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2004 and Everest in 2005.
1969 Suman Kutiyal, Indian lady climber, who ascended Everest in 1993.
1969 Valeri Ragozin, Russian climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2006.
1972 Etienne Scheeper, Dutch climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2006.
1972 Prisca Carole Kreienbühl, Swiss lady climber, who ascended Cho Oyu in 2011.
1974 Sean Swarner, American climber, who ascended Everest in 2002.
1978 Ian Ronald Taylor, Irish climber, who ascended Everest in 2008.
1989 Pasang Kami V, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest in 2013.

First ascents on this day

1908 Huascaran Norte (6655 m) by the American lady climber Anne S. Peck accompanied by two Swiss guides.
1981 Arjuna South-Peak (c. 6200 m) by a Polish party.