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 1998 Everest Summits Page

1998 North Side Everest Summits

Number Date Name      
1. 5/18/98 Surendra Chavan (35) India India Expedition First Summit of the Year !
2. 5/18/98 Dawa Tashi Sherpa Nepal India Expedition His 6th
3. 5/18/98 Dawa Nuru Sherpa Nepal India Expedition His 2nd
4. 5/18/98 Thomting (aka Tamtim) Sherpa Nepal India Expedition  
5. 5/18/98 Nawang Tenzing Sherpa Nepal India Expedition  
6. 5/18/98 Hidetoshi Kurahashi (38) Japan JWAP  
7. 5/18/98 Masaru (aka Ken) Sato (44) Japan JWAP  
8. 5/18/98 Koichi Nagata (40) Japan JWAP  
9. 5/18/98 Masaharu (aka Shoji?) Sakamoto (38) Japan JWAP  
10. 5/18/98 Hisashi Hashimoto (45) Japan JWAP  
11. 5/18/98 Ang Mingma Sherpa Nepal JWAP  
12. 5/18/98 Evgeni Vinogradski (51) Russian Russian Expedition His 3rd
13. 5/18/98 Alexei Bolotov (35) Russian Russian Expedition  
14. 5/18/98 Sergei Timofeev (40) Russian Russian Expedition  
15. 5/18/98 Valeri Pershin (51) Russian Russian Expedition  
16. 5/18/98 Victor Kulbachenko (36) Belorussia Russian Expedition  
17. 5/18/98 Toshiya Nakajima (33) Japan Showa Alpine Club  
18. 5/18/98 Shoji Abe (34) Japan Showa Alpine Club  
19. 5/18/98 Pasang Kami Sherpa (24) Nepal Showa Alpine Club His 4th
20. 5/18/98 Na Temba Sherpa (42) Nepal Showa Alpine Club His 6th
21. 5/18/98 Ang Gyalzen Sherpa Nepal Showa Alpine Club  His 3rd
22. 5/19/98 Luvraj Dharmasattu India India Expedition  
23. 5/19/98 Phinzo Norbu Sherpa Nepal India Expedition His 2nd
24. 5/19/98 Nima Gyalzen Sherpa Nepal India Expedition  
25. 5/19/98 Mingma Tshering Sherpa (27) Nepal JCYE his 4th
26. 5/19/98 Tshering Dorjee Sherpa (24) Nepal JCYE  
27. 5/19/98 Pasang Kyidar aka Pasang Kitar (20) Nepal JCYE  
28. 5/19/98 Hiromichi Kamimura (33) Japan Showa Alpine Club  
29. 5/19/98 Hitoshi Onodera (47) Japan Showa Alpine Club  
30. 5/19/98 Chuwang Nima Sherpa (31) Nepal Showa Alpine Club his 5th
31. 5/19/98 Dawa Tshering Sherpa (32) Nepal Showa Alpine Club his 4th
32. 5/19/98 Noriyuki Muraguchi (41) Japan TV Asahi  
33. 5/19/98 Minoru Sawada (28) Japan TV Asahi  
34. 5/19/98 Radek Jaros (35) Czech Czech Republic (without oxygen)
35. 5/19/98 Valdimir Nosek (35) Czech Czech Republic (without oxygen)
36. 5/19/98 Peter Hamor Slovak Slovak Expedition  
37. 5/19/98 Vladimir Zboja Slovak Slovak Expedition  
38. 5/19/98 Vladimir Plulik Slovak Slovak Expedition (without oxygen)
39. 5/20/98 Toshiaki Yano (45) Japan JWAP  
40. 5/20/98 Yoshinori Kawahara (57) Japan JWAP  
41. 5/20/98 Gyalzen Sherpa Nepal JWAP  
42 5/21/98 Anatoli Moshnikov (45) Russian Russian Expedition His 2nd
43 5/21/98 Giles Roman (28) France Russian Expedition  
44 5/22/98 Rustam Radgapov aka Rustam Radjapov (40) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition  
45 5/22/98 Sergei Arsentiev (39) Russian/USA Russian Expedition Died trying to save his wife, during a rescue attempt. His second both without oxygen
46 5/22/98 Francis Arsentiev-Distefano (40) USA Russian Expedition First American woman to summit North side without oxygen, but

died descending

47 5/22/98 Kazumi Kondo (aka Kazuyoshi Kondo) (56) Japan JWAF  
48 5/22/98 Dawa Sherpa Nepal JWAF  
49 5/23/98 Sergei Sokolov (27) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition  
50 5/23/98 Sventlana Baskakova (41) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition A Woman
51 5/23/98 Marat Usaev (32) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition  
52 5/23/98 Andrei Fedorov (29) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition  
53 5/23/98 Oleg Grigoriev (34) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition
54 5/24/98 Ci Luo China Sino-Slovak Joint Exp
55 5/24/98 Jangmu Sherpa Nepal South African Expedition
56 5/24/98 Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa Nepal South African Expedition 5th
57 5/24/98 Turkhvatullin Ilias (40) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition
58 5/24/98 Zaikin Andrei (33) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition
59 5/24/98 Dokukin Alexei (30) aka Aleksei Dukukin Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition
60 5/24/98 Balmagambetov Khanif (39) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition
61 5/24/95 Maz Roman (30) Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Expedition
62 5/25/98 Craig John (40) USA American Expedition
63 5/25/98 Danuru Sherpa aka Dawa Nuru Nepal American Expedition
64 5/25/98 Lhakpa Rita Sherpa (27) Nepal American Expedition
65 5/25/98 Sumiyo Tsuzuki (30) Japan Himalayan Experience
66 5/25/98 Karsang Namgyal Sherpa Nepal Himalayan Experience his second; Ang Rita Sherpa's son
67 5/25/98 Russell Brice New Zealand Himalayan Experience
68 5/25/98 Mark Jennings UK Died coming down.
69 5/25/98 Nima Wangchhuk Sherpa aka Nima Wangchu Nepal With Mark Jennings
70 5/26/99 Heinz Rockenbauer Austria
71 5/27/98 Richard Alpert (27) USA American Expedition
72 5/27/98 Robert Sloezen (44) USA American Expedition 3rd
73 5/27/98 Panuru Sherpa (30) Nepal American Expedition 3rd

1998 South Side Everest Summits

EverestNews.com is reporting 21 first day climbers to reach the summit, with a total of 44 summits from the South Side this spring. This 44 includes two by Jeff Rhoads and two by Tashi Tshering.

Number Date Name
1 5/20/98 Apa Sherpa (38) Nepal EEE First on the South Side 98, his ninth time
2 5/20/98 Nima Rita Sherpa (40) Nepal EEE Fourth time
3 5/20/98 Ang Passang Sherpa (30) Nepal EEE
4 5/20/98 Chuldim Nuru Sherpa (30) Nepal EEE
5 5/20/98 Pemba Norbu Sherpa (32) Nepal EEE
6 5/20/98 Pasquale Vincent Scatorro (45) USA EEE
7 5/20/98 Robert H. Hoffman (55) USA EEE
8 5/20/98 Don N. Beavon (42) USA EEE
9 5/20/98 Charles H. Demerest (55) USA EEE
10 5/20/98 Mark L. Cole (45) USA EEE
11 5/20/98 Arita aka Aarita Sherpa (38) Nepal EEE 2nd
12 5/20/98 Gyalzen Sherpa (45) Nepal EEE
13 5/20/98 Wallace Berg (43) USA GPS Fourth time
14 5/20/98 Jeffery Rhoads (44) USA Everest Challenge
15 5/20/98 Tashi Tshering Sherpa (28) Nepal Everest Challenge
16 5/20/98 Hamid Reza Olanj (29) Iran Iranian Expedition
17 5/20/98 Mohammad Oraz (29)   Naghadeh Iranian Expedition
18 5/20/98 Mohammad Hassen Najarian (33) Kelardasht Iranian Expedition
19 5/20/98 Jalal Cheshmeh Ghasabani (39)  Nahavand Iranian Expedition
20 5/20/98 Chuldim Sherpa (30) Nepal Iranian Expedition
21 5/20/98 Dawa Tenji Sherpa  (34) Nepal Iranian Expedition 2nd
22 5/20/98 Pemba Rinzi Sherpa Nepal Iranian Expedition
23 5/25/98 Bernardo Gurachi (43) Bolivia First Native South American Indian
24 5/25/98 Edwin Cheok Wai Siew (29) Malaysian Singapore
25 5/25/98 Swee Chiow (34) Malaysian Singapore
26 5/25/98 Dorjee Sherpa (32) Nepal Singapore 3rd
27 5/25/98 Nawang Phurba Sherpa (30) Nepal Singapore
28 5/25/98 Kami Rita Sherpa (28) Nepal Singapore 3rd
29 5/25/98 Phurba Sherpa aka Fura Dorje (38) Nepal Singapore
30 5/25/98 Dave Walsh  (54) UK HKE
31 5/25/98 Sundeep Dhillon (28) UK HKE
32 5/25/98 Nima Gomba Sherpa (29) Nepal HKE
33 5/25/98 Kusang Dorje Sherpa (38) Nepal HKE
34 5/25/98 Nima Dorjee Sherpa (31) Nepal HKE
35 5/27/98 Neil Laughton (34) British HGE
36 5/27/98 Edward ( Bear) Grylls (24) British HGE
37 5/27/98 Pasang Dawa Sherpa (22) Nepal HGE
38 5/27/98 Pasang Chhiri Sherpa (22) aka Pasang Tshering Sherpa Nepal HGE
39 5/27/98 Tom Whittaker (50) UK Everest Challenge
40 5/27/98 Jeff Rhoads (44)

the second time

US Everest Challenge First non-nepalese climber to summit two times in same season
41 5/27/98 Tashi Tshering Sherpa (28), the second time Nepal Everest Challenge Two times, Six total
42 5/27/98 Lhakpa Tshering Sherpa (43) Nepal Everest Challenge Third time
43 5/27/98 Dawa Sona aka Da Sonam Sherpa (31) Nepal Everest Challenge Second Time
44 5/27/98 Norbu Sherpa (29) Nepal Everest Challenge Fifth Time
45 5/27/98 Alan Silva Australian Living in Singapore
Autumn Everest 98 Summits    
46 10/15/98 Carlos Pitarch Francisco Spain Spanish Everest  
47 10/17/98 Kaji Sherpa (33)*** Nepal Tuborg Speed Everest 5th?

HKE = Himalayan Kingdoms Expeditions

HGE= Henry Todd's Himalayan Guides Expedition

*** Disputed.

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