Nepal first came into world focus when Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand conquered Mt. Everest in 1953. Ever since, there have been countless expeditions heading off to the Himalayas. With eight of world’s highest peaks within Nepal’s boundaries, there is tremendous interest in the Nepal Himalaya. Most of the peaks over 8000m high were conquered during the Golden Decade of Climbing in the 1950s. Climbing by then had become a national affair with various nations vying with each other to be the first to climb. Today it is all about breaking records. There are some 326 peaks in Nepal open for mountaineering today.
Climbing permits for peaks in the Nepal Himalayas are issued for all seasons by the Mountaineering Section of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. The requisite official documents must be furnished when seeking permission to climb. Around 121 peaks do not require liaison officers for expedition while the rest must be accompanied by one.
The Mount Everest is the highest peak of the World 29028ft. (8848m.) through which the climbing toppers feel them selves as the most proud and adventurous personal the World. Sir Edmond Hillary and Late Tenzing Norge Sherpa first climbed this peak in May 29, 1953 , after their long time's effort.
The normal route to climb mount Ama Dablam is from its South- West ridge. Most of the mountaineering beginners start their climbing through this Mount. Ama Dablam 6812m. Ama Dablam is a small snowcapped peak of 6812m lying in the Everest region. This South - West ridge...
Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m.) was first climbed by the Swiss in 1960. Its name is derived from Sanskrit " Dhavala means" means "White" and girl is "Mountain" The mountain was sighted by British surveyors in India in the early 1800s and was mapped by one of the secret Indian surveyors, the pundits, in 1873,
This Pumori Peak lies in the Upper Khumbu region and is situated among some of the world's best-known mountains and most spectacular scenery. Pumori is a fantastic mountaineering objective. The peak straddles the Nepalese-Tibetan border. We'll climb following the southeast buttress
Mount Baruntse of 7129m. lies at the center of three glacier valleys, the Imja, Hunku, Barun and above the east and west col, infront of Mt. Makalu. The peak standing majestically in the center of some highest peaks of the Himalaya like Makalu, Lhotse and Nupse offers a rewarding climbing experience.
Thamserku Expedition is magnificent Mountain in khumbu region. Mount Thamserku is Snow Saddle beautiful mountain, which rises majestically to a saddle shaped summit from Khumbu and Hinku valley and sits next to another prominent mountain Kangtega to the south. Mt. Thamserku is rated as difficult,
Mount Langtang Lirung lies to the north of Langtang Valley and southwest of the eiththousander Shisha Pangma. It is the highest peak of Langtang Himal which forms the western portion of a complex of mountains including Jugal Himal between the Sun Koshi Valley in the east and Trisuli Gandaki...
Mt. Makalu (8463m)is the fifth highest mountain in the world and is located just 14 miles east of Mount Everest. Though the peak appears isolated, its size alone is impressive. Its structure as a perfect pyramid with four sharp ridges, makes this mountain all the more spectacular.
Mount Manaslu (8163m), the eighth highest mountain in the world, is located about forty miles east of Annapurna I. It is one of the popular 8000m. peaks for climbing in the Himalayas of Nepal, especially among Japanese. The mountain's long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches..
Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), the third highest mountain in the world lies on the border of Nepal & Sikkim. It was believed to be the highest mountain in the world from 1838 until 1849. It is the most easterly of the great 8,000 meter peaks of the Himalaya with an enormous mountain mass,
Mt. Annapurna south is the 10th highest mountain in the world and was the first 8000m peak to be climbed. It was first summated in 1950 by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal. It was not until 1970 that Annapurna was summated again. In the autumn of 1999 there were 120 expedition to Annapurna .