Category: Nepal

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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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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Chamlang

Chamlang Located in the Mahalangur Himalaya mountain range, Chamlang stands near the towering, pyramidal Mount Makalu to the northeast of Chamlang in the Nepalese Himalayas. The name Chamlang translates to “big bird flapping wings” in Sherpa, a name given for its appearance. Other nearby peaks include Hongku Chuli, also to the northeast of Chamlang and …

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Kirat Chuli

Kirat Chuli (Tent Peak) In the Limbu language, Kirat Chuli, meaning “Kirat People,” was named after the God Kirat. And the mountain is believed to be a home to the all-knowing goddess Yuma Sammang. It is located in the Eastern Development Region of Nepal and Sikkim, India. Its parent mountain is Kangchenjunga to the south …

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Churen Himal

Churen Himal Churen Himal is a child mountain of Dhaulagiri IV in the Dhaulagiri Himalaya mountain range. It is located in Gurja Khani, Nepal. The closest mountains to Churen Himal are Putha Hiunchuli to the west of Churen Himal in Ranmamaikot, Nepal and Junction Peak to the east in Mudi, Nepal. A little further east …

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Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga India’s Kangchenjunga (sometimes spelled Kangchenjunga) is the head of a mountain ridge that has five prominent peaks, with the tallest standing as the country’s highest point. The mountain is also known as the “Five Treasures of Snow,” named for its snow-capped glistening peaks. The nickname comes from the Tibetan words “Kang-chen-dzo-nga” or “Yang-chhen-dzö-nga,” which …

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Kabru

Kabru Kabru is located in the Kangchenjunga Himal subrange of the Himalaya mountains. It lies south of its parent mountain, Kangchenjunga, on the border of India and Nepal. Like its parent mountain, Kabru is a mountain ridge of five prominent peaks. Named from north to south, the mountain’s structures are: Kangchenjunga south top (8,476 m), a …

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Yangra

Yangra (Ganesh I) Yangra, also known as Ganesh I, is a mountain that lies on the border of Nepal and Tibet, China. The Ganesh Himalaya mountain range, including Yangra, stands between the Budhi Gandaki and Trisuli Gandaki valleys, northwest of Nepal’s Kathmandu. Placing as one of the top 100 of the world’s highest peaks, Yangra …

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Gangapurna

Gangapurna Gangapurna is part of the Annapurna Massif which includes one peak over 26,000 feet, 13 over 23,000 feet, and 16 more over 20,000 feet. The Annapurna Massif contains the following prominent peaks, in descending order by height: Annapurna I (Main) (26,545 ft), Annapurna II (26,040 ft), Annapurna III (24,786 ft), Annapurna IV (24,688 ft), Gangapurna (24,457 ft), and Annapurna South (23,684 ft).  There are also several less prominent peaks in the Annapurna …

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Jongsong Peak

Jongsong Peak Jongsong is in the Janak section of the Himalayas, where its peak stands in the unique position as the center of the meeting of India, Nepal, and China. The peaks towers in the Kangchenjunga range of the Himalayas as one of the world’s highest 100 peaks. Its closest neighboring peaks are Langpo Peak …

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