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World 8000-meter Peaks - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
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1.Mount Everest29,02929,029  
 Mount Everest-South Summit28,70436  
2.K228,26113,189  
3.Kangchenjunga28,16912,867  
4.Lhotse27,9402001  
 Yalung Kang27,904443  
5.Makalu27,8387802  
 Kangchenjunga South27,808249  
 Kangchenjunga Central27,799108  
 Lhotse-Middle Summit27,592197  
 Lhotse Shar27,513282  
6.Cho Oyu26,8647690  
7.Dhaulagiri26,79511,014  
8.Manaslu26,78110,144  
9.Nanga Parbat26,65715,118  
10.Annapurna26,5459790  
11.Gasherbrum I26,5097070  
12.Broad Peak26,4145581  
 Annapurna-Middle Peak26,414364  
13.Gasherbrum II26,3625000  
14.Shishapangma26,3359505  
 Annapurna East Pk.26,332348  
 Broad Peak Central26,299643  
 Shishapangma Central26,273354  

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using Peakbagger.com.

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Eric Clark, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

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.

Links

     Climbers that have completed the fourteen 8000m peaks

 


Map Showing Location of Peaks

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