Climbs in 1955

  • 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 Kangchenjunga (8586m)

    southwest face

    25 May 1955

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

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal