Mountain Climbing Accidents: Deaths On Mount Everest People
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Mountain Climbing Accidents: Deaths On Mount Everest

In honor of the youngest person to climb Mt. Everest reaching the summit last week, here is a list of people who weren't able to finish the journey. Mount Everest is the highest mountain on earth and many mountain climbers have died attempting the climb; hoping to stand on top of the world. At 8,848m, Mount Everest is the tallest mountain of the world's fourteen 8,000m peaks and a killer for fatal mountain climbing attempts. Till now there have been 1,924 ascents of Mount Everest and around 179 mountaineers have died in these killer peaks. A blind man has stood on the summit; snowboarders have dared direct descents down her steepest slopes. With all these mountaineering adventures, surprisingly, the death toll of mountain climbers has decreased over the years.

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    Akira Ube 1980

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    Alexander Toroschin 1997

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    Amaud Saulnier 9-Apr-03

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    An Jin Seob 1993

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    Andres Guzman Garza Mexican climber, aged 21. Would have been the youngest Mexican to reach Everest Summit

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    Died at 22 (1902-1924) 8-Jun-24

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    Andrzej Heinrich Died at 52 (1937-1989)

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    age 45 1011 May 1996

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    Ang Phinjo Sherpa All died in avalanche.

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    Ang Phu Sherpa 13-May-79

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    Died at 36 (1965-2001) 29-Apr-01

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    Bhim Bahagur Gurung 27-May-03

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    Blair Griffiths 1982

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    Bruce Herrod 25-May-96

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    Chen Yu Nan 9-May-96

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    Cheong Wen Ping 1956

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    Craig Nottle 1984

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    Died at 34 (1972-2006) 15-May-06

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    Dawa Sherpa 26-Apr-07

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    Dawa Temba Sherpa All died in avalanche.

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    4-Jun-05

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    Dimitar Ilievski - Murato Died at 36 (1953-1989)

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    Dorje 1922

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    Dorje Morup Died at 48 (1948-1996)

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    Doug Hansen Died at 71 (1928-1999)

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    Dušan Becík 1988

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    Eugeniusz Chrobak 27-May-89

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    Died at 40 (1958-1998) 24-May-98

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    Frank Ziebarth 21-May-09

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    Fred From 1984

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    Gabriel DeLeon 1991

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    Died at 38 (1886-1924) 8-Jun-24

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    Gerard Devouassoux 9-Sep-74

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    Gogre Ryan

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    Hannelore Schmatz Died at 39 (1940-1979)

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    Harsh Bahuguna 1971

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    Hee-Jun Oh

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    Hiroshi Yoshino 1983

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    Hristo Hristov 20-May-04

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    Died at 41 (1943-1984) 1984

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    Hyun-Jo Lee

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    Igor Plyushkin 22-May-06

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    Ivan Plotnikov

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    Jacques-Hugues Letrange 17-May-06

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    Jake Breitenbach 1963

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    Jaroslav Jaško 1988

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    Died at 34 (1948-1982) 17-May-82

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    Joon-Ho Baek 18-May-04

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    Jozef Just 1988

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    Junichi Futagami 1991

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