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Overview Edit

Mountain Name(s): Manaslu, Manāslu, Манаслу, マナスル, 马纳斯卢峰, 마나슬루 산     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 8163 m / 26781.5 ft     Snow line: 5000 m / 16404 ft
Summit(s): Main Summit; (8 163 m /26 782 feet)
    Prominence: 3 092 m/10 144 ft
Location: Nepal(Central Region);     Isolation: 105 km/65 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 28°32'59.712''N
    Climbing Season(s): 01 Apr - 31 May;
01 Sep - 15 Nov;
Parent Range: Himalaya     Nearest Airport(s): Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM);
Range: Manaslu Himal     Convenience Center(s): Ārughāt Bāzār;
First Ascent: 9/5/1956 Gyalzen Norbu (Japan), Toshio Imanishi (Japan)... More     National Park(s): Manaslu Conservation Area;

Your Chance To Edit

Manaslu offers an alternative to Cho Oyu for those who want to

climb a more varied and challenging 8,000er. Also it’s the best

alternative to Cho Oyu in the autumn season. It is even seen by

some mountaineers as a better training mountain for Everest

than Cho Oyu.

Description Edit

Manaslu is world's eighth highest mountain. Long ridges and

valley glaciers provide feasible approaches from all directions

culminating in a peak that towers steeply above its surrounding

landscape. There are at least six different routes to Manaslu

today of which the south face is the toughest in climbing


Listing Edit

Location Edit

Located 120 km from Kathmandu, 40 kilometres from

Besisahar, 70 km east of Annapurna. Lying at the edge of one of

the most secluded Himalayan valleys in the central-western

Nepal Himalaya's Kali Gandaki valley.

Getting there Edit

Drive to Arughat Bazar from Kathmandu by car.

Red Tape Edit

You’ll need a special permit for a climb. The rules constantly

change but it is easy to get the permit on arrival in Kathmandu

in Nepal Tourism Board or via touristic agency.

Asia, Nepal: Western Region

  • Manaslu
  • Hiking - 15 Day(s)
  • 1 Mar - 31 May
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Western Region

  • Manaslu
  • Hiking - 21 Day(s)
  • 1 Sep - 30 Nov
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Central Region

  • Manaslu
  • Mountaineering - 45 Day(s)
  • 1 Sep - 15 Nov
  • Extreme+ 
  • 1 people climbed it

Nepal: Central Region

  • 28 Aug 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
  • Manaslu(8163 m)
  • Manaslu Circuit

Nepal: Central Region

  • 29 Aug 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
  • Manaslu(8163 m)
  • Manaslu Expedition



DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• Located forty miles east of Annapurna, Manaslu (also called Kutang), the eighth highest mountain in the world, dominates the Gurkha massif. The name Manaslu is derived from the Sanskrit word Manasa meaning "Mountain of the Spirit".


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