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The Eight-thousanders ( 8000ers )


Photo Galleries of the world's 14 highest mountains - those over 8000 metres in height

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On Top of the World - climbing the 14 highest mountains All 14 Eight Thousanders - Reinhold Messner My Vertical World - Climbing the 8000m Peaks - Jerzy Kukuczka No Shortcuts to the Top - Ed Viesturs World Mountaineering Trekking in the Karakorum & Hindu Kush The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks


1

8,850m

Mount Everest in Nepal / Tibet - highest summit in Asia and the World

Mt.Everest , Nepal

Climbing Everest - Tales of Triumph & Tragedy Edmund Hillary - View from the Summit

2

8,611m

K2 in Pakistan -- second highest summit in Asia and the World

K2 , Pakistan

K2: The Savage Mountain K2: Challenging the Sky - Diemberger

3

8,586m

Kangchenjunga North Side

Kangchenjunga , Nepal

All 14 Eight Thousanders - Reinhold Messner Kangchenjunga Trekkers Guide

4

8,516m

Lhotse at sunset

Lhotse , Nepal

On Top of the World - climbing the 14 highest mountains All 14 Eight-Thousanders: Reinhold Messner

5

8,463m

Makalu from Shershon

Makalu , Nepal

My Vertical World - Climbing the 8000m Peaks - Jerzy Kukuczka

6

8,201m

Cho Oyu from Khumbu Panch Pokhari

Cho Oyu , Nepal

Cho Oyu

7

8,167m

Dhaulagiri from Poon Hill

Dhaulagiri , Nepal

No Shortcuts to the Top - Ed Viesturs

8

8,163m

Manaslu on approach to Samagaon

Manaslu , Nepal

Himalayan Climber - Doug Scott

9

8,125m

Nanga Parbat

Nanga ParbatPakistan

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage - Herman Buhl Nanga Parbat From the Himalaya to Skye

10

8,091m

Annapurna from Base Camp

Annapurna , Nepal

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000m Peak Annapurna South Face - Chris Bonnington

11

8,068m

Gasherbrum I in the Pakistan Karakoram - the world's eleventh highest mountain

Gasherbrum IPakistan

High Achiever: Reinhold Messner

12

8,047m

Broad Peak

Broad PeakPakistan

Kurt Diemberger Omnibus

13

8,035m

Gasherbrum II in the Pakistan Karakoram - the world's thirteenth highest mountain

Gasherbrum IIPakistan

Trekking in the Karakorum & Hindu Kush I Chose to Climb: Chris Bonington

14

8,013m

Shisha Pangma ( Gosainthan ) from Naya Kanga in Nepal

Shisha Pangma , Tibet

Shishmapangma Expedition


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Trekking and climbing expeditions in Nepal and Tibet. Fixed departure expeditions to Everest 8850m,  Cho Oyu 8201m, Shisha Pangma 8012m, Ama Dablam 6812m, Baruntse 7129m, Pumori 7145m, Makalu 8463m, Manaslu 8163m and more. ( Photo Gallery )


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