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Born on this day

1968 Lobsang Temba, Nepalese Sherpa climber, who ascended Everest six times (1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006 and 2010) and Cho Oyu seven times (1996, 2001, 2002, twice during six days in autumn 2003, 2004 and 2005).


First ascents on this day

1982 Bublimotin (5990 m) by a French party.


Gone on this day

2019 Kalpana Dash, Indian lady climber, who ascended Everest twice (2008 and 2019). She died on descent of the latter, aged 52.


Event on this day

2019 On this day an unbelievable record number of ascents on Everest was counted: 354!


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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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