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Top 10 Highest Mountains

Mountains have always fascinated mankind. Reaching up over 26,000 ft (8,000 m) towards the sky, these jagged giants awaken our primal instinct to explore and climb...

Mount Everest

1. Mount Everest
Range - Mahalangur Himalaya
Location - China/Nepal border
Height
(M) - 8,848
(FT) - 29,029

K2

2. K2
Range - Baltoro Karakoran
Location - Pakistan/China border
Height
(M) - 8,611
(FT) - 28,261

Kangchenjunga

3. Kangchenjunga
Range - Kangchenjunga Himalaya
Location - India/Nepal border
Height
(M) - 8,586
(FT) - 28,169

During a British expedition in 1925, the sighting of a strange creature was the start of a mystery called the Kangchenjunga Demon. This yeti type being is said to roam the icy plains...

Lhotse

4. Lhotse
Range - Mahalangur HImalaya
Location - China/Nepal border
Height
(M) - 8,516
(FT) - 27,940

Makalu

5. Makalu
Range - Mahalangur HImalaya
Location - China/Nepal border
Height
(M) - 8,485
(FT) - 27838


6. Cho Oyu
Range - Mahalangur Himalaya
Location - China/Nepal border
Height
(M) - 8,188
(FT) - 26,864

Dhaulagiri

7. Dhaulagiri
Range - Dhaulagiri HImalaya
Location - Nepal
Height
(M) - 8,167
(FT) -26,795

Manaslu

8. Manaslu
Range - Manaslu Himalaya
Location - Nepal
Height
(M) - 8,163
(FT) - 26, 781

The Manaslu region offers a variety of trekking options. The popular Manaslu trekking route of 177 kilometres (110 mi), skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna.

Nanga Parbat

9. Nanga Parbat
Range - Nanga Parbat Himalaya
Location - Pakistan
Height
(M) - 8,126
(FT) - 26,660


10.Annapurna
Range - Annapurna Himalaya
Location - Nepal
Height
(M) - 8,091
(FT) - 26,545

Historically, the Annapurna peaks are among the world's most dangerous mountains to climb, although in more recent history, using figures from only 1990 and after, Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate.

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