TOP 10 : Most Highest Mountains in The World – Giant of the Mountain


The mountains are beautiful! One of the most difficult and risky tasks in the world is mountaineering. From the harsh weather conditions to the inclination, it takes a lot of courage to conquer such a feat.

Only an intrepid soul can handle such stringent conditions. Many tried, and trust us when we say that many failed.

Take a look at some of the highest mountains in the world.

Himalaya and Karakoram are the ranges of highest mountains in the world. And these are located in the Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, India and China. Nepal is known for the highest mountains.

Mount Everest is the world tallest mountain located in Nepal. K2 is world 2nd in the list of tallest mountains and 1st of Karakoram Range between Pakistan and China. It’s the Pakistan’s highest peak, its height is 8611 meters. It is located in Gilgit Baltistan, northern Pakistan.

List of 10 Highest Mountain Peaks in The World

There are many climbers, which take part and hick that mountain but there is no one who climbed to top in winter. Kangchenjunga is world 3rd giant peak located in India. It is very beautiful for hike. Lhotse is world fourth Tall Mountain which is located in Nepal. Lhotse means South peak. Lhotse is almost near the Mount Everest.

Makalu is 5th highest, 19 km far from Mount Everest. Cho Oyu is world 6th high peak in Nepal. It is in the range of Himalaya. Its height is 8201 meters. It is very beautiful for hick but difficult.

Dhaulagiri is world 7th tallest Mountain. Its height is 8167 meters. It was first climbed on 1960. It is in the range of Himalaya. April and May are best months for climbing on Dhaulagiri. List of world’s tallest mountains by country are given in a table.

1. Mount Everest

Mount Everest in Nepal
Mount Everest in Nepal

The Everest is who crown this report highest mountains in the world. It has an altitude of 8,840 meters and is located in the Himalayas, in the Tibet region, Nepal. You must understand that all those mountain climbers who see the immensity of Mount Everest before their eyes are unable to control their emotions.

Even you, if you consider yourself a simple hiker or climber, you should travel to the Himalayas, if only to make an affordable route to your physical possibilities and your budget. Remember that climbing Everest is considered one of the most risky adventures on this planet, where numerous brave people have died trying to touch its summit, the summit that crowns the Earth.

2. K2

K2 Mountain Pakistan
K2 Mountain Pakistan

It is a mountain that belongs to the Karakorum mountain range, on the border between Pakistan and China. It is the second highest mountain in the world and has a more dangerous climb than Everest. In fact, for every four people who try to ascend one dies in the attempt. It is in third place in the highest mortality rate, that’s why it has never climbed in winter.

3. Kangchenjunga


Its name means “The five treasures of snow”. It is the first highest in India and the second highest in Nepal, located in the district of Taplejung. This mountain is sacred to the Kirant and for them, each peak or “treasure” represents the five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, cereal and sacred books.

4. Lhotse

Lhotse Mountain
Lhotse Mountain

It is connected to Everest, so it is part of the Nepal-China border. This is one of the points of incursion to the top of Everest, although do not kid yourself, because it is almost as dangerous as its neighbor. The southern face of the Lhotse mountain is the steepest side of the mountain. This area has been the sad scene of the repeated failed attempts of many mountaineers, leaving a greater record of deaths than of men achieving success.

5. Makalu

Makalu Mountain
Makalu Mountain

It is a peak isolated from the other large mountains on the border of Nepal and China. It is one of the most difficult mountains to climb in the world, earning fame for its extremely steep roads with sharp edges. The top of the mountain is shaped like a pyramid, making it even more difficult to climb and climb, forcing climbers to use ice and rock climbing techniques.

6. Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu Mountain
Cho Oyu Mountain

Like most of the mountains we are talking about, Cho Oyu is also located in the mountain range between Nepal and China. This mountain, initially, was used as a warm-up to climb Mount Everest, when climbers were exploring the famous Himalayan mountains. Currently it is considered the easiest mountain to ascend, as long as it is clear to us that it forms for the Ochomil and that this entails a great difficulty even for an experienced mountaineer.

7. Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri White Mountain
Dhaulagiri White Mountain

It means “White Mountain” and is located in northern Nepal, extending 120 kilometers from the Gandaki River, to the west, to the course of the Bheri River. It is the highest peak of the five that form the mass bearing the same name. It was climbed for the first time on May 13, 1960 by an expedition from Switzerland, Austria and Nepal led by Max Eiselin.

8. Manaslu

Manaslu Mountain
Manaslu Mountain

Like the K2, Manaslu has a high mortality rate of climbers. It is located in the Himalayas, in Nepal, and is mainly characterized by its bad weather, which increases the climbing difficulty for mountaineers. For example, more than twice as many as Mount Everest die on this mountain, where, approximately, of 17 mountain climbers who managed to reach the top one died, whereas in the Manaslu of every six one dies.

9. Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat Mountain Picture
Nanga Parbat Mountain Picture

It means “Mountain Naked” and is considered one of the most dangerous mountains for mountaineers, since throughout history it has taken the lives of many people, to such an extent that it was denominated as “the murderous mountain” by the first expedition that could reach the top in 1953. It is located in Gilgit-Baltistan, in the country of Pakistan.

10. Annapurna

Annapurna Mountain
Annapurna Mountain

It is the tenth highest mountain in the world. It is located in the Himalayas and consists of a series of peaks that reach more than 7,000 meters in height. The largest of these is the Annapurna I, which has a mortality rate of around 40%.

Rank Peak Name Height (Meters) Location
1  Mount Everest  8850  Himalaya, Nepal
2  K2  8615  Karakoram, Pakistan
3  Kangchenjunga  8589  Himalaya, India
4  Lhotse  8518  Himalaya, Nepal
5  Makalu  8483   . . . . . . . . . . . .
6  Cho Oyu  8204   . . . . . . . . . . . .
7  Dhaulagiri  8170   . . . . . . . . . . . .
8  Manaslu  8159   . . . . . . . . . . . .
9  Nanga Parbat  8128  Himalaya, Pakistan
10  Annapurna  8094  Himalaya, Nepal

Q. Which is the most highest mountain in the world?

Mount Everest has the first rank in list of world’s tallest mountains by country. Its height is 8,848 meters located in Nepal in the range of Himalaya. Nepal and Pakistan are known for its highest mountains in the world climbers take part for that competition. There are also many peaks in Himalaya range in Nepal, Pakistan, India and China. 7 highest peaks are from Nepal in the list.

Q. Who was the first person to climb all 14 eight-thousanders?

Apart from the 10 mentioned, the list of the 14 eight thousand (mountains with more than 8,000 meters high) is completed by Gasherbrum II (8,035 meters), Shisha Pangma (8,046 meters), Broad Peak (8,047 meters) and Gasherbrum I (8,068 meters).

The first man capable of reaching the top of them all was the Italian Reinhold Messner. His feat took place between 1970 and 1986, in the traditional style and without oxygen, can you imagine it?

The most incredible thing is that not satisfied with this feat, Messner crossed Antarctica without external aid. In 2010 he received the Golden Piolet award for his exemplary career.


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