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  EverestHistory.com:  Ronald Naar


In 1992 Ronald Naar reached the summit of Mount Everest, this climb completed his quest to reach the highest summit on each of the seven continents. By accomplishing this goal Ronald also became the first Dutch climber to climb all seven summits, this achievement earned him royal distinction, ‘Companion in the order of the Dutch Lion’. Ronald was also the first Dutch climber to scale the north faces of Eiger, Matterhorn and Grandes Jorasses in the Alps. 

1992 was not Naar’s first attempt at Everest. He had been a part of the first ever Dutch Everest expedition in 1982, the expedition was not successful. The previous year, 1981 Ronald soloed to the summit of Nanga Parbat. In 1993 he made his first climb to the summit of K2. However, Ronald does not limit himself to mountaineering. He has participated in rafting expeditions throughout the Americas, traversed the west coast of Greenland on dog sled and crossed the ice caps of Greenland while skiing and parasailing.

Ronald is an avid photographer and accomplished writer, he has published many books and his work has been featured over many years in international magazines. He runs a company called, Adventure Communication, which focuses on the importance of good communication, innovation, team building and leadership.

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