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Next on the menu is Gyachungkang

Posted by: 2013-09-21

Next on the menu is Gyachungkang, at a majestic height of 7,952 m, as an extremely difficult climb. On the right side is Gyachungkang Pumori (7,161 m). The closer they get Everest, there's Nuptse (7,855 m), which means West Peak, it means the direction from Everest. Finally, there is Everest (8,848 m) itself, known as Sagarmatha by the neplese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans. Much has already been written about Everest, but actually we do honest standing during a mountain flight is something else. Even as she looms there in front of the eyes, it remains an enigma, the highest point on earth.
The following mountains that can be seen from the Mt. Flight: -
1 Mount Everest (8848m): This Mountain was discovered in 1852 and is the highest mountain in the world, is named after Sir George Everest, and English named appraiser. Sagarmatha, top of the universe is the namesake of Nepal, which means "Mother of the World" and Qomolongma in Tibetan. Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgey were the first Everest on May 25 May in climb in 1953. As a coronation gift to Queen Elizabeth.
2 Gosainthan (8013m): The mountain lies on the Nepal - Tibetan border. Tibetan name for this mountain is Shisapangma. It is related with many Hindu Mythologies especially of Shiva.
3 Langtang (7234m): The first mountain, which can be seen, is Langtang. The valley of Langtang, which is not visible from the mountain flight, is considered to be the most beautiful in the whole Himalayan region.
4 DorjeLakpa (6975m): This mountain has a Tibetan name, which means "the mountains of many sacred Thunderbolts". This mountain is regarded as sacred mountain for Buddhists and climbing permission was given only in 1964, and it was not climbed until 1981.
5 Gauri-anchor (7134m): This single mountain has two peaks and also has two names together because the Hindus believe that the mountain like the pair of Gods Shiva and Gouri looks. This holy mountain was restricted till 1977 for the climbers. It was only in 1979 that an American - Nepal group reached the summit.
6 Lhotse (8516m): This mountain is situated south of Mount Everest, is the name of the Sherpa Lhotse, which means "South Peak". The first ascent of this mountain took place in 1956 by the Swiss.