Overview

Range Name(s): Annapurna, Аннапурна     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 8 091 m / 26 545 ft     Snow Line: 5 000 m / 16 404 ft
Region(s): Asia     Average Length: 34 miles / 55 km
Location: Nepal: Western Region;     Average Width:
Activity Type: Hiking, Mountaineering     Latitude/Longitude: 27°42'48.669''N
85°18'37.215''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM);
National Park(s): Annapurna Conservation Area;     Convenience Center(s): Pokhara;

YOUR CHANCE TO

This region is famous by Annapusnar 1,2,3 and 4. And by tracking routs as well. Here are a number of tracking mountains about 6500 m high – usually non-technical, but provides a challenging classical Himalayan climb.

DESCRIPTION

Annapurna massif is part of the southern spur of the Great Himalaya Range.
On the southern side of Annapurna forms a closed circus with steep walls, known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, on the north side - ice and snow slopes.
Besides Annapurna I, there are 13 peaks over 7,000 m and 16 above 6000 m
Massif inherently with unstable weather and powerful avalanche.

LOCATION

Located in the western part of Nepal, 30 kilometers from Pokhara, 180 from Kathmandu, 40 kilometres from the border with China.

Asia, Nepal: Central Region

  • 8 091 m / 26 545 ft
  • 3 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Central Region

  • 5 663 m / 18 579 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Central Region

  • 6 091 m / 19 984 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Western Region

  • Annapurna, Annapūrna II
  • Hiking - 20 Day(s)
  • 1 Sep - 30 Nov
  • Challenging 
  • 2 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Western Region

  • Annapurna
  • Hiking - 8 Day(s)
  • 1 Sep - 30 Nov
  • Moderate 
  • 1 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Central Region

  • Annapurna
  • Mountaineering - 53 Day(s)
  • 1 Apr - 1 Jun
  • Extreme+ 
  • 1 people climbed it
• Annapurna I from the Annapurna massif is the first eight-thousanders, conquered by man. French climbers Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal summited June 3, 1950.

 

• In Annapurna massif there is an Machapuchare mountain (6998 m) (also Machapuchre "Fishtail") - which is revered by the locals as the home of Shiva. Climbing are prohibited. Mountain owes its name "Fishtail" by form of two peaks - viewed from the west, they form a shape resembling the tail of a giant fish. Feathers of snow on the slopes of smoke are considered divine essence of Shiva.... Read more

 

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