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Climbing Cho Oyu – the ambition of every mountaineer

Cho Oyu There are only fourteen 8,000 meter peaks in the world. Climbing one of these giants is an ambitious goal often set by mountaineers. Cho Oyu, found on the Everest Massif at the China-Nepal border, is a name that more than often pops up in their mind. Why? Despite being the sixth highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8188 meter? Cho Oyu is regarded as the easiest of 8000 meter peaks. An expedition on Cho Oyu is the best introduction in Himalayan mountaineering. If this expedition is on your list, here are a few things you should know. History As is the case with Everest, a 8000 meter peak that is considered to be ‘easy accessible’...

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Annapurna I

Imagine for a moment: every third mountaineer didn’t return from Annapurna I. However, in 1950 it became the first eight-thousander on the planet ever climbed by people. Let’s figure out what is so appealing in the 8091-meter peak for thousands of mountain climbers in the world. How to Get There Located on the southern spur of the Main Himalayan Range, the Annapurna Massif is reachable from Kathmandu or Pokhara by bus. The mountain massif consists of 13 summits, but only one belongs to the top 10 highest peaks worldwide. Getting to the Top Unlike Cho Oyu, there is no easy way to the top of Annapurna I. It’s better to choose some other mountains to climb unless you have plenty...

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Manaslu

“The Mountain of Spirits.” That’s how the name of Manaslu is translated from Sanskrit. No wonder it beckons all spiritual seekers. Who knows, maybe the sacred teaching and enlightening is waiting for you at the altitude of 8163 meters above the sea level?! How to Get There Manaslu belongs to the Central Himalayan Ridge, and it’s a real gem of the Gorkha District. You can easily reach Gorkha from Kathmandu by bus. The way to the Base Camp passes through rice fields, forests and local Nepalese settlements with original Buddhist traditions. Routes Go trekking to see the mountain from all the sides. The Manaslu Circuit that lasts about 14 days offers an excellent opportunity to contemplate the mountain all around....

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Dhaulagiri I

With the altitude of 8167 meters Dhaulagiri I deserved the title of the highest mountain wholly located in Nepal. The snowy beauty attracts the eyes of every nature-lovers however only the most fearless mountaineers have a chance to approach the very top. Let’s get-to-know how to approach the Himalayan wonder. Head of Dhaulagiri I Etymology of the Name The name of Dhaulagiri comes from Sanskrit, and means “the white mountain.” It's small wonder since thousands of tourists hiking along the sacred Kali Gandaki River are amazed by the stunning snow-white peak from afar. How to Get There Located in Central Nepal, the mountain is easy to reach from Pokhara, which is a must-visit tourist destination. The Dhaulagiri Himal Massif attracts...

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