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World 8000-meter Peaks

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RankPeak Elev-Ft
CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
10.Annapurna26,5459790NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya21.0 
 Annapurna East Pk.26,332413NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya.4 
 Annapurna-Middle Peak26,414430NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya.4 
12.Broad Peak26,4145581China/PakistanKarakoram5.4 
 Broad Peak Central26,299643PakistanKarakoram.5 
6.Cho Oyu26,8647690China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya17.2 
7.Dhaulagiri26,79511,014NepalWestern Nepal Himalaya197.2 
11.Gasherbrum I26,5097070China/PakistanKarakoram14.6 
13.Gasherbrum II26,3625000China/PakistanKarakoram3.3 
3.Kangchenjunga28,16912,867India/NepalSikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya77.2 
 Kangchenjunga Central27,799240IndiaSikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya.4 
 Kangchenjunga South27,808381IndiaSikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya.7 
4.Lhotse27,9402001China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya1.5 
 Lhotse Shar27,513282China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya.4 
 Lhotse-Middle Summit27,592197China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya.2 
5.Makalu27,8387802China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya10.7 
8.Manaslu26,78110,144NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya65.6 
1.Mount Everest29,02929,029China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya6035.1 
 Mount Everest-South Summit28,70436China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya.0 
9.Nanga Parbat26,65715,118PakistanPunjab Himalaya116.7 
14.Shishapangma26,3359505ChinaCentral Nepal Himalaya56.4 
 Shishapangma Central26,273682ChinaCentral Nepal Himalaya.2 
 Yalung Kang27,904443NepalSikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya.7 

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List Description

This list is perhaps the most challenging of the well-known peakbagger's lists in the world. There are only 14 summits that rise above 8000 meters, every one of them projecting into the "death zone", where all humans rapidly degrade and eventually die without supplemental oxygen.

Ten of the 8000 meter peaks are in the Himalaya, and of those, nine (all but Nanga Parbat) are in Nepal, on its border, or very close. The other four 8000 meter peaks are clustered closely in the Karakoram Range (technically not part of the Himalaya).

The 8000 meter peaks were first climbed between 1950 (Annapurna) and 1964 (Shishma Pangma). The first to do all 14 was Reinhold Messner, completing on Lhotse in 1986. As of 2013, over thirty climbers have now joined this most exclusive of peakbagging clubs.


     Climbers that have completed the fourteen 8000m peaks


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