Elevation: 8,516 m
Mountain Range: The Himalayas
Countries: Nepal, China
Continent: Asia
More Facts:

  • The 4 th highest mountain in the world
  • Part of the Eight-Thousanders
  • Its impressive south face of the peak is the steepest in the world
  • First climbed in May 18 th , 1956 by Fritz Luchsinger and Ernst Reiss (Switzerland)
  • Its base camp is located on a moving glacier at 5,200 above sea level