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10 Most Famous Mountain Climbers Of The World

#8.  Andrew Lock – Australia

Andrew Lock - famous mountain climbers

Andrew Lock is an Australian mountaineer who was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the year 2011 for his effort and achievements in mountain climbing. He became the eighteenth climber with verified ascents of all the 14 eight-thousanders without bottled oxygen by summiting all of the eight-thousander peaks in the world successfully.

Lock has also successfully conquered many peaks including Mount Everest in 2000, Cho Oyu in 2004, Kangchenjunga in 2006, Lhotse in 2002, Makalu in 2008, Manaslu in 2002, Dhaulagiri in 1997, Nanga Parbat in 1998 and Annapurna in 2007.

#9.  Radek Jaros – Czech Republic

Radek Jaros - famous mountain climbers

Radek Jaros is a Czech mountaineer who was one of the first Czech along with Martin Minarik to climb the Kanchenjunga in 2002. He became the thirty-third climber with verified ascents of all the 14 eight-thousanders without bottled oxygen by summiting all of the eight-thousander peaks in the world successfully.

Jaros has also successfully conquered many peaks including Mount Godwin-Austen in 2014, Cho Oyu in 2004, Kangchenjunga in 2002, Lhotse in 2011, Makalu in 2008, Manaslu in 2009, Dhaulagiri in 2008, Nanga Parbat in 2005 and Annapurna in 2012.

#10. Alberto Inurrategi – Spain

Alberto Inurrategi - famous mountain climbers

Alberto Inurrategi is a Spanish mountaineer who climbed the peaks in an Alpine style using few lines and no bottled Oxygen. He became the tenth climber with verified ascents of all the 14 eight-thousanders without bottled oxygen by summiting all of the eight-thousander peaks in the world successfully.

Inurrategi has also successfully conquered many peaks including Mount Godwin-Austen in 1994, Cho Oyu in 1995, Kangchenjunga in 1996, Lhotse in 1995, Mount Everest in 1992, Manaslu in 2000, Dhaulagiri in 1998, Nanga Parbat in 1999 and Annapurna in 2002.

This is the list of the most famous mountain climbers in the world. If you know of other who you think deserve to be on this list of the most famous mountain climbers, do comment below.