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Mountain Name(s): Kumbhakarna, Jannu, Жанну, Phoktanglungma     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 7711 m / 25298.6 ft     Snow line: 5300 m / 17388 ft
Summit(s): Main Summit; (7 710 m /25 295 feet)
    Prominence: 1 035 m/3 396 ft
Location: Nepal(Eastern Region);     Isolation: Please update
Latitude/Longitude: 27°40'55.632''N
    Climbing Season(s): 01 Sep - 31 Oct;
01 Apr - 30 Jun;
Parent Range: Himalaya     Nearest Airport(s): Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM);
Range: Kangchenjunga Massif     Convenience Center(s): Tāplejung;
First Ascent: 27/4/1959 Jean Ravier (France), Wangdi Sherpa (Nepal), Yves Pollet-Villard (France), Pierre Leroux (France), Jean Bouvier (France), André Bertraud (France), Lionel Terray (France), Gyalzen Mitchung Sherpa (Nepal), Robert Paragot (France), Paul Keller (France), René Desmaison (France)... More     National Park(s): Khangchendzonga National Park;

Asia, Nepal: Eastern Region

  • Kumbhakarna
  • Mountaineering - 40 Day(s)
  • 1 Sep - 31 Oct
  • Extreme+ 
  • 2 people climbed it
Sergey Kofanov

Sergey Kofanov

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First ascent of the West Ridge of Jannu

The impossible is possible. There was a time when man thought that flying was impossible. There was a time when I thought it ...

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  • 20 September 2016

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