|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1950, England|
|Death: ||May 17, 1982, Nepal|
Peter Boardman was an British mountaineer. Among his notable achievements were climbing the West Wall of Changabang, the Southwest Face of Everest, Kangchenjunga, and two expeditions to K2.
Boardman was also a gifted writer of mountaineering literature. He wrote the books The Shining Mountain and Sacred Summits.
Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker disappeared from the Pinnacles area of the Northeast Ridge of Everest in 1982. Boardman's body was found by a group of climbers in 1992.
After Boardman's and Tasker's deaths, the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountaineering Literature was established in their memory and honor.
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Record added: Feb 07, 2010
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