Everest and age
(oldest and youngest on the top of the world)

Compiled by AdventureStats.com: May 18, 2002
Corrections and comments please contact: team@explorersweb.com
 

Progressive "old men" of Everest

No.

Climber

Nationality

Birth Date

Ascent

Age

1

Tenzing Norgay

Indian Sherpa

May 1914

29 May 1953

39 years

2

Sonam Gyatso

Indian Sikkimese

Nov 1922

22 May 1965

42 years, 6 months

3

Pierre Mazeaud

French

24 Aug 1929

15 Oct 1978

49 years, 52 days

4

Gerhard Schmatz

German

5 Jun 1929

1 Oct 1979

50 years, 118 days

5

Jozef Psotka

Slovak

12 Feb 1934

15 Oct 1984

50 years, 246 days

6

Chris Bonington

English

6 Aug 1934

21 Apr 1985

50 years, 258 days

7

Dick Bass

American

21 Dec 1929

30 Apr 1985

55 years, 130 days

8

Ramón Blanco

Spanish Galician

30 Apr 1933

7 Oct 1993

60 years, 160 days

9

Lev Sarkisov

Georgian

2 Dec 1938

12 May 1999

60 years, 161 days

10

Toshio Yamamoto

Japanese

13 Jul 1936

19 May 2000

63 years, 311 days

11

Sherman Bull

American

14 Aug 1936

25 May 2001

64 years, 284 days

12

Tomiyasu Ishikawa

Japanese

22 Nov 1936

17 May 2002

65 years, 176 days

Progressive youngest Everest climbers

No.

Climber

Nationality

Birth Date

Ascent

Age

1

Edmund Hillary

New Zealander

20 Jul 1919

29 May 1953

33 years, 313 days

2

Jürg Marmet

Swiss

14 Sep 1927

23 May 1956

28 years, 252 days

3

Hansrudolf von Gunten

Swiss

12 Dec 1928

24 May 1956

27 years, 164 days

4

Chu Yin-hua

Chinese

31 Mar 1935

25 May 1960

25 years, 55 days

5

Sonam Wangyal

Indian Ladakhi

8 Jan 1942

22 May 1965

23 years, 134 days

6

Shambu Tamang

Nepalese Tamang

*20 Oct 1955

5 May 1973

17 years, 197 days

?

Pema Chiring

Nepalese Sherpa

1983/1984

22 May 2001

17 years, ??? days

7

Temba Tshiri

Nepalese Sherpa

6 May 1985

23 May 2001

16 years, 17 days

* passport says so, but still doubtful 

Youngest foreign Everest climber

Climber

Nationality

Birth Date

Ascent

Age

Bertrand 'Zébulon' Roche

French

4 Mar 1973

7 Oct 1990

17 years, 217 days

Progressive "old ladies" of Everest

No.

Climber

Nationality

Birth Date

Ascent

Age

1

Junko Tabei

Japanese

22 Sep 1939

16 May 1975

35 years, 236 days

2

Phantog

Tibetan

1 May 1939

27 May 1975

36 years, 26 days

3

Hannelore Schmatz

German

16 Feb 1940

2 Oct 1979

39 years, 228 days

4

Mary (Dolly) Lefever

American

19 Apr 1946

10 May 1993

47 years, 21 days

5

Yasuko Namba

Japanese

7 Feb 1949

10 May 1996

47 years, 93 days

6

Anna Czerwińska

Polish

10 Jul 1949

22 May 2000

50 years, 317 days

7

Tamae Watanabe

Japanese

21 Nov 1938

16 May 2002

63 years, 176 days

Progressive youngest "girls" of Everest

No.

Climber

Nationality

Birth Date

Ascent

Age

1

Junko Tabei

Japanese

22 Sep 1939

16 May 1975

35 years, 236 days

2

Bachendri Pal

Indian

25 Apr 1954

23 May 1984

30 years, 28 days

3

Sharon Wood

Canadian

18 May 1957

20 May 1986

29 years, 2 days

4

Lydia Bradey

New Zealander

9 Oct 1961

14 Oct 1988

27 years, 5 days

5

Santosh Yadav

Indian

10 Oct 1967

12 May 1992

24 years, 215 days

6

Kim Soon-Jo

South Korean

10 Aug 1970

10 May 1993

22 years, 273 days

7

Dicky Dolma

Indian

5 Apr 1974

10 May 1993

19 years, 35 days



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