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Hirotaka Takeuchi

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Takeuchi.

Hirotaka Takeuchi (竹内洋岳 Takeuchi Hirotaka?, born January 8, 1971) is a Japanese mountain climber. He is best known as the first Japanese man who reached the top of the 14 tallest peaks in the Himalayas.[1]

Fewer than 30 people have climbed all 14 mountains.


  1. "Takeuchi becomes 1st Japanese to scale world's 14 highest peaks," Mainichi (Japan), May 27, 2012; retrieved 2012-5-27.