The Kangchenjunga Adventure - F.S.Smythe

Mount

Kangchenjunga

" The Five Great Treasuries

of the Snows "

On Top of the World - climbing the 14 highest mountains

A Photo Gallery of 8586m Mount Kangchenjunga - the world's third highest mountain - and neighbouring Peaks in the Nepal Himalaya

A Photo Gallery of Mount Kangchenjunga ( 8586m )

the world's third highest mountain

and neighbouring Peaks

in the Nepal Himalaya


- British climbers George Band and Joe Brown reached the 28,160ft summit in 1955.

- Climbers consider Kangchenjunga one of the most difficult ascents among the world’s 14 highest peaks.

- Only 195 people have climbed Mount Kangchenjunga, according to the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

- Kangchenjunga has a reputation for being a difficult mountain and normally takes more than three months to tackle ( climbing Mount Everest – the world’s highest mountain at 29,035 feet – normally takes two months ).

- Scaling Kangchenjunga involves a much longer approach hike and the mountain is prone to bad weather.

- Before the true height of Everest was established in the mid-1800s, Kangchenjunga, on the Nepal-India border, was thought to be the world’s highest mountain.


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