Mountain

Annapurna (8 091 m / 26 545 ft)

Parent Range: Himalaya
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking
Summit(s): Annapurna I (8 091 m /26 545 feet)
Elevation: 8 091 m / 26 545 ft
Cost of climbing: N/D
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Facts

Mountain Name(s):
Annapurna, अन्नपूर्ण, Аннапурна, アンナプルナ山,
Elevation:
8 091 m / 26 545 ft
Summit(s):
Annapurna I (8 091 m /26 545 feet)
Activity type:
Mountaineering, Hiking
Location:
Asia, Nepal: (Central Region)
Starting Point:
Parent Range:
Range:
First Ascent:
3/6/1950 Louis Lachenal (France), Maurice Herzog (France)
Geology:
Tectonic
Snow line:
5 000 m / 16 404 ft
Prominence:
2 984 m / 9 790 ft
Isolation:
34 m / 21 ft
Climbing Season(s):
01 Apr-15 Jun;
01 Sep-15 Nov;
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Location

Asia, Nepal: (Central Region)
Guided Tour

Location: Nepal

$ 1200.00
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Activity type:Hiking

Difficulty: Easy/ Moderate

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$ 550.00
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Location: Asia, Nepal: Western Region

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    The Annapurna massif and surrounding area are protected by Nepal’s first and largest conservation area, home to the Annapurna Circuit, one of the most beautiful treks in the world. The Annapurna peaks are historically the most deadly of the 8000ers—it holds the highest fatality to summit ratio. Only experienced athletes commit Annapurna ascent.
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    The highest peak in the Annapurna massif. Technically is called Annapurna 1. Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world and was the first 8000m peak to be climbed. The mountain has glaciers on its western and north-western slopes which drain into a great gorge cut through the Himalaya by the Kaligandaki River. The normal route is approached from Manang side.
  • Listing Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    • Eight-thousander
    • Ultra
    • World 8000-meter Peaks (26 000 feet)
  • Location Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Located in eastern part of Nepal, 40 km distance from Pokhara, 190 from Kathmandu.
  • Getting There Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    By plane or car from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Trecking to Galeshor – Tatopani – Ghasa - Lete and River side – Jangle Camp - Miristi Khola - Annapurna North Base camp.
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    You will need an Annapurna conservation area permit. You can arrange all the permits in Nepal Tourism Board (see details here: http://www.ntnc.org.np/trekking-annapurna- gaurishankar-and- manaslu-information-and-entry-permit- forms) or via touristic agency.
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    The mountain range consists of 6 major peaks over 7000m – Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m) , Annapurna III (7555m) , Annapurna IV (7525m) , Gangapurna (7455m) and Annapurna South (7219m).

     

    Annapurna is considered the most dangerous of all the eight-

    thousanders - the mortality rate
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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (26 Jun 2018) • History

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