Climbs in the Himalaya , Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountains

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  • First ascent of Uli Biaho Tower (6109m)

    American Route

    3 July 1979

    Climbed by John Roskelley , Ron Kauk , Bill Forrest , Kim Schmitz

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Great Trango (6286m)

    Normal Route

    21 July 1977

    Climbed by Dennis Hennek , James Morrissey , Galen Rowell , Roskelley , Kim Schmitz

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Trango Tower (6239m)

    British Route

    8 July 1976

    Climbed by Martin Boysen , Joe Brown , Malcolm Howells , Mo Anthoine

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Talung Peak (7349m)

    West Flank - South Col

    18 May 1964

    Climbed by Franz Lindner , Tensing Nindra , Richard Hechtel , Dieter Mardicke

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Shishapangma (8013m)

    Northeast Face

    2 May 1964

    Climbed by Xǔ Jìng , Zhāng Jùnyán , Wang Fuzhou , Wū Zōngyuè , Chén Sān , Soinam Dorjê , Chéng Tiānliàng , Mǐmǎ Zháxī , Dorjê , Yún Dēng

    Himalaya mountains, China
  • First ascent of Dhaulagiri I (8167m)

    Northeast Spur

    13 May 1960

    Climbed by Albin Schelbert , Kurt Diemberger , Nawang Dorje , Ernst Forrer , Nima Dorje , Peter Diener , Michel Vaucher , Hugo Weber

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Gasherbrum I (8068m)

    Southeast Ridge

    5 July 1958

    Climbed by Pete Schoening , Andy Kauffman

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Broad Peak (8051m)

    Normal Route

    9 June 1957

    Climbed by Marcus Schmuck , Fritz Wintersteller , Kurt Diemberger , Hermann Buhl

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Gasherbrum II (8035m)

    Southwest Ridge

    7 July 1956

    Climbed by Fritz Moravec , Josef Larch , Hans Willenpart

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Lhotse (8516m)

    West Face

    18 May 1956

    Climbed by Ernst Reiss , Fritz Luchsinger

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Manaslu (8156m)

    Normal Route

    9 May 1956

    Climbed by Toshio Imanishi , Gyalzen Norbu , Minora Higeta , Kiichiro Kato

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Kangchenjunga (8586m)

    southwest face

    25 May 1955

    Climbed by Joe Brown , George Band , Norman Hardie , Tony Streather

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Makalu (8481m)

    French Route

    15 May 1955

    Climbed by Lionel Terray , Jean Couzy , Guido Magnone , Gyalzen , Jean Bouvier , Pierre Leroux , Serge Coupé , André Vialatte

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Cho Oyu (8201m)

    West Flank

    19 October 1954

    Climbed by Pasang Dawa Lama , Herbert Tichy , Sepp Jochler

    Himalaya mountains, China
  • First ascent of K2 (8611m)

    Abruzzi Spur

    31 July 1954

    Climbed by Lino Lacedelli , Achille Compagnoni

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Nanga Parbat (8126m)

    Rakhiot Flank - East Ridge

    3 July 1953

    Climbed by Hermann Buhl

    Himalaya mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Everest (8848m)

    southeast ridge

    29 May 1953

    Climbed by Edmund Hillary , Tenzing Norgay

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Annapurna I (8091m)

    Northeast Face

    3 June 1950

    Climbed by Maurice Herzog , Louis Lachenal

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Bhagirathi III (6454m)

    Kirkus-Warren Route

    18 June 1933

    Climbed by Colin Kirkus , Charles Warren

    Himalaya mountains, India