After summiting K2 Maxut Zumayev has now made the summit of all the 14 8000m mountains

Maxut Zumayev has completed climbing all 14 8000m mountains by making the summit of K2. He has done this without using oxygen. By doing this he has joined a select group of climbers who have made the summit of these mountains without oxygen.

Below is a table showing all of the 14 8000m mountains that he has completed.

Summit number  Year 8000m Mountain Height (metres) Route Oxygen
1 2001 Hidden Peak (Gasherbrum 1) 8068 Japanese Couloir No oxygen
2 2002 Gasherbrum 2 8034 Normal No oxygen
3 2002 Kangchenjunga 8586 Normal, South-West No oxygen
4 2002 Shishapangma – Main Summit 8013 Normal No oxygen
5 2003 Nanga Parbat 8126 Kinshoffer route No oxygen
6 2003 Broad Peak 8051 Normal No oxygen
7 2004 Makalu 8485 West Ridge No oxygen
8 2005 Cho Oyu 8201 Normal No oxygen
9 2006 Annapurna 8091 Normal No oxygen
10 2006 Dhaulagiri 8167 Normal No oxygen
11 2007 Everest 8848 Normal route from Tibet No oxygen
12 2008 Manaslu 8163 Normal No oxygen
13 2010 Lhotse 8516 No oxygen
14 2011 K2 8611 North Ridge No oxygen

It has taken Maxut 6 years of attempts on K2 to reach the summit.

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