We are going to share with our valued user about the tallest mountains in the world. Thanks to science and technology that has made to measure the heights of mountains in proper and actual ways. All the top ten tallest mountains in the world are found in the continent of Asia and 9 out of 10 tallest mountains in the world are in the range of Himalayas. As all the highest mountains are located in Asia therefore the weather of Asia is not very cold if compare to western countries. This post will be helpful for fascinated persons as they always look for information about the mountains. So let’s have detail view of Tallest mountains in the world:-
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world. The location of Mount Everest is in Himalayas. The height of Mount Everest is 8848 in meter and as well as 29029 in ft. it was discovered by the British when to surveyed and declared it the highest mountain the world. In the past it was considered that to climb on the mountain can never be possible due to far different of weather conditions however, Clinton Thomas Dent who was the president of Alpine club said that it is possible to climb on the Mount Everest in his book named “Above the Snow Line”. In the year of 1953 team under the supervision of John Hunt came to Nepal and for the purpose of climbing on the world tallest Mount Everest but they failed in their first attempt due to lack of oxygen. As they were determined so the pair consisted on Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached at the top of Everest on 29th of May 1953. Pakistani girl namely Samina Baig was the first ascent who successfully climbed on the world tallest mountain in the world.
K2 is the world second tallest mountain in the world which is having height of 8611 in meter and as well as 28251 in feet. K2 is situated within the range of Karakorum at the border of Pakistan and China. K2 is also known as the Chhogori in the world. It is the blessing of Allah especially to Pakistan for numbers of reasons. K2 attracts plenty of tourist every year and they enjoyed the beauty of nature and as well as most of them come to climb on the K2 mountains. To climbing on the K2 is never is easy task but if you are interested to climb on K2 you must have to take calculated risk. The statistical says K2 takes the life of one person in every four years.
Kangchenjunga is situated at the end of India and as well as Nepal within the range of Himalayas. Kangchenjunga is 28169 feet high. The people of Darjeeling and Sikkim worship the mountain of Kangchenjunga. The struggles of climbing on the Kangchenjunga were started way back in 1848 as Jaseph Dalton Hooke tried but in vain however the first ascent was made successful by the Joe Brown and George Band in the year of 1955 since then so many climbers have been successful.
The height of Lhotse is 8516 in meter and 27940 in feet therefore it is called the fourth tallest mountain the world. Lhotse is located at the Tibet and as well Nepal. It is also the mountain in the world which is situated on Himalayas. Moreover Lhotse is also associated with the world tallest mountain in the world known as “Mount Everest”. The first attempt was failed which was made in 1955 due some problems but the Austria team consisted on Sepp Mayerl and Rolf Walter climbed on the Lhotse mountain in the month of May in 2001.
Makalu is another mountain situated Tibet, China and Nepal. The range of Makalu is also Himalayas. Makalu is known is the fifth tallest mountain in the world as the height of Makalu is 8481 meter and as well as 2386 feet. The Kathmandu Airport which is found in Nepal is very near to it. The American team first time tried to ascent the world fifth tallest mountain in the world but he was unsuccessful. Several attempts were being made to climb on the Makalu but pair belonged to France namely Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy was successful and holds the record of ascent on Makalu first time.
Cho Oyu has the rank of 6th tallest mountain in the world which is also found in China and Nepal. The height of Cho Oyu is 8201 in meter and as well as in feet the height of Cho Oyu is 26906. The first attempt made by Joint Himalayan Committee was not fruitful but later on in the month of October 1954 Herbert Tichy, Joseph Jochler and Sherpa the team belonging to Austria.
Dhaulagiri is the 7th tallest and highest mountain the world according to its size. The height of is Dhaulagiri 8176 meter and 26795 feet. It is located in Nepal and is in the range of Himalayas. JOM Roberts and Ang Nyima were the first ascent in the year of 1955 but they were not succeeded. Finally team consisted on three countries people such as from Swiss, Austria and as well as Nepal were successfully climbed the world 7th tallest mountain in 1960.
Manaslu is the 8th Tallest Mountain in the world according to http://ihelpf9.com/ which is also called as the Kutang. The height of Manaslu is 8156 meter. It is another mountain located in Nepal within the range of Himalayas. The first team which was climbed on the 8th tallest mountain in the world was belonged to Japan.
Nanga Parbat is the 9th tallest and highest mountain in the world which is also found in Asia. Nanga Parbat is located in the country of Pakistan. The height of Nanga Parbat is 8126 in meter and as well as in 26660 in feet. This is the mountain in the Pakistan which attracts plenty of people around the world due to its natural beauty. The first attempt to climb the mountain was made by Albert F. Mummery with the company of Gurkha but when this pair reached at the height of 7000 meter Gurkha died therefore Albert had to come back leaving journey incomplete. After that Hermann Buhl from Austria was successful climbed on the 9th tallest mountain in the world.
Annapurna has ranked 10th tallest mountain in the world due its height of 4130 meter which is also located in the Nepal on its northern area. Annapurna is one of the most dangerous mountain in the world for climbing purpose. However after making several unsuccessful attempts women team belonging to America succeeded first time to climb the 10th most tallest and difficult mountain in the world in the year of 1978.