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.
Fewer than 30 people have climbed all 14 mountains.
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- "Takeuchi becomes 1st Japanese to scale world's 14 highest peaks," Mainichi (Japan), May 27, 2012; retrieved 2012-5-27.