Category: Himalayas

Chura Kang

Chura Kang Chura Kang sits precisely on the border of Bhutan and China in the Bhutan Himalayas, east of Thana Glacier and north of Chubda Glacier, Chubda Tsho, and Wangchuck Centennial National Park. Nearby peaks include Karejiang to the north-northwest and further west along the border are Chomolhari Kang, Kangphu Kang, and Jejekangphu Kang. Country: …

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Karjiang

Karjiang (Karejiang) Karjiang is a child mountain of Kula Kangri. It is so isolated, steep, and difficult to climb that the mountain remains unclimbed. Also, mountaineers need a permit to access Karjiang. The mountain is located in Tibet, China, near the Bhutan–China border. The closest peaks to Karjiang are Chura Kang to the south-southeast and …

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Langtang Lirung

Langtang Lirung Langtang Lirung is the highest peak of the Langtang Himal, which is a subrange of the Nepalese Himalayas, and sits southwest of Shishapangma. Here are the other Langtang peaks in descending order: Dorje Lhakpa (22,854 ft), Loenpo Gang (22,897 ft), Changbu (22,247 ft), Yansa Tsenji (21,950 ft), Kyunga Ri (21,657 ft), Dogpache (21,529 …

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Mukut Parbat

Mukut Parbat (also spelled Mukut Parvat) Mukut Parbat sits on the India-China border, northwest of Kamet and the Abi Gamin mountains on the border of Uttarakhand, India and Tibet, China. The closest peaks to Mukut Parbat are Kamet directly to the southeast and Mana I a little further southeast. Saraswati Parvat I is located a little …

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Putha Hiunchuli

Putha Hiunchuli (Dhaulagiri VII) Putha Hiunchuli sits at the western end of the Dhaulagiri Mountain Range in Nepal. Other prominent peaks in the Dhaulagiri mountains from west to east are the Churen Himal, Dhaulagiri VI, Junction Peak, Dhaulagiri IV, Dhaulagiri V, Dhaulagiri III, and Dhaulagiri II. Country: Nepal State/Province: Lumbini Province, Karnali Province, Gandaki Province Mountain Range: Dhaulagiri …

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Labuche Kang III

Labuche Kang III (Labuche Kang East) Standing as one of earth’s last unclimbed mountains that’s legally accessible, Labuche Kang III is situated in the Labuche Kang mountain massif of Tibet. The closest neighboring peaks to Labuche Kang III are Cho Oyu and Lunag Ri I to the southeast, Tengi Ragi Tau to the south-southeast, Phurbi …

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Mana Peak

Mana Peak Mana sits near the India-China border on the India side, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, which is also known as “Devbhumi” or ”Land of the Gods.” The mountain in contained within the state of Uttarakhand, India, and is the fifth highest peak exclusively in Uttarakhand, with Nanda Devi as the highest. It is …

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Kangpenqing / Gang Benchhen

Kangpenqing / Gang Benchhen Located in the Baiku Himalayas of Tibet, China, just north of Nepal and Langtang National Park, is Kangpenqing mountain, also known as Gang Benchhen. Kangpenqing’s parent mountain, Shisha Pangma (aka Shishapangma, Xixiabangma, Gosainthān, 希夏邦马峰), is located to the southeast of the mountain. Other nearby peaks include Tsangbu Ri to the south, …

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Porong Ri

Porong Ri Porong Ri is located in Tibet, China, just northeast of the Nepal border in the Langtang region of the Himalayan mountain range. The closest peaks to Porong Ri are its parent peak, Shishapangma, to the southeast and Dragmarpo Ri to the southwest. Country: China State/Province: Tibet Mountain Range: Langtang Himalaya Parents: Shishapangma Elevation: 23,924 …

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Gyala Peri

Gyala Peri | Gyalha Bairi Feng (加拉白垒, Jiālābáilěi) Located north of the bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo River of southeastern Tibet, China, Gyala Peri is the highest peak of the Nyenchen Tanglha Shan subrange of the Transhimalaya range, although it is also included in Namcha Barwa Himal of the Himalayas. The mountain’s nearby Yarlung Tsangpo …

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