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Top 10 Tallest Mountains in the World


Top 10 Tallest Mountains in the World

1.Everest (8848m), Nepal

Everest is highest peak of the world, located in a south eastern part of Nepal.  Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay coming from New Zealand are first people climbed in 1953.

2.K2 (8611m), Pakistan

It is situated on the border of China and Pakistan. 250 climbers have successfully reached the top of K2 though Climbing to this mountain is a very difficult task.

Lino Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni was Italian mountaineer who was the first man to reach the summit of K2 in 1954.

3.Kanchenjunga (8586m), Nepal

It is located in western part of Nepal. Joe Brown and George Band is English climber who successfully climbed it as first people of the world in 1955.

4.Lhotse (8511m), Nepal

Lhotse is connected to Everest. It is extremely dangerous and rocky mount. Lhotse is located on the border Nepal and Tibet. Swiss Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger successfully climbed this peak in 1956.

5.Makalu (8462m), Nepal

French Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy successfully climbed this peak in 1955, as first people on the earth to climb it.

6.Cho Oyu (8201m), Nepal

Cho Oyu is one of the easiest mountains to climb. It is located in Himalaya range. H. Tichy, S. Jochler, Pasang Lama from Nepal was the first men who reached on Cho Oyu in 1954.

7.Dhaulagiri  (8167m), Nepal

Dhaulagiri has become the central point of the tourists and climbers to clmb. K. Diemberger, P. Diener, Nyima Dorji, Nawang Dorji have climbed it in 1960 they are from different countries. Mount Dhaulagiri is located in the north of central Nepal.

8.Manaslu (8163m), Nepal

Manaslu is another toughest mount in the world. It is from Japan became the 1st person to climb Manaslu in 1956.

9.Nanga Parbat (8125m), Pakistan

It is located in Pakistan. Hermann Bahl from Australia was the first one to climb Nanga Parbat in 1953.

10.Annapurna (8091m), Nepal

Annapurna peak is the world’s most dangerous mount to climb.  M. Herzog and L.Lachenal from France reaches on this mountain in1950 as the first climber.

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