Ahmed Pasha Hassanein—The discoverer who first published its existence on his 1923 map.
Prince Kamal al-Dine Hussein (son of Hussein Kamel, Sultan of Egypt)
Ralph Alger Bagnold—Founder of the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and desert explorer
Pat Clayton—LRDG and Egyptian Government Survey
László Almásy—Hungarian desert researcher
Prinz Ferdinand von Lichtenstein
Mahmoud Marai (who co-discovered the Yam Inscriptions near the southern end of the mountain in 2007)