List of Famous Climbers People
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List of Famous Climbers

List of famous climbers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top climbers in the world? This includes the most prominent climbers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable climbers is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic climbers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned climbers.

This list below has a variety of people, like Harvey T. Carter and Galen Rowell, in it.

From reputable, prominent, and well known climbers to the lesser known climbers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the climber field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous climbers ever?" and "What are the names of famous climbers?" then you're in the right place. (10 items)

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    Age: Died at 62 (1932-1994)
    Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    Profession: Climatologist, Scholar, Physiologist, Diplomat, Climber + 7 more
    Institution: Northwestern University
    Place Of Death: Pocatello, Idaho, United States of America
    Children: Brent Bishop, Tara Bishop
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    Age: Died at 62 (1940-2002)
    Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America
    Profession: Climber, Mountaineer, Photographer
    Institution: Berkeley High School, University of California, Berkeley
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    Age: Died at 75 (1912-1987)
    Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    Profession: Journalist, Climber, Author, Geologist, Mountaineer
    Place Of Death: Vienna, Austria
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    Age: Died at 82 (1930-2012)
    Profession: Climber, Skier
    Cause Of Death: Prostate cancer
    Place Of Death: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
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    Joe Brown

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    Age: 85
    Birthplace: Ardwick, United Kingdom
    Profession: Climber
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    Jeff Vargen

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    Profession: Climber, Film Director
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