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Mountains in Nepal

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Mountains in NepalNepal is the home of mountains. The awe-inspiring, majestic mountains of Nepal attract the tourists from far and wide. Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, juts out in north eastern region of the country, on the Sino-Nepalese border. It seems competing with other mighty mountains. Adventure activities like mountaineering, trekking and hiking can be enjoyed in this mountain range. Journey on these mountains transends one to an entirely different world. Mountain biking is also a popular game in this region.

Fast Facts
Mountain Height Date of Ascent Ranking in the World
Everest 8848m (29028ft) 29th May 1953 Highest mountain in the World
Kanchenjunga 8586m (28169ft) 25th May 1955 # 3
Lhotse 8501m (27890ft) 18th May 1956 # 4
Makalu 8463m (27765ft) 15th May 1955 # 5
Cho Oyu 8,201m (26,906ft) - # 6
Dhaulagiri 8167m (26794ft) 13th May 60 # 7
Manaslu 8156m (26758ft) 9th May 1956 # 8
Annapurna 8091m (26545ft) 3rd June 1950 # 10


Snow Line
Snow line generally occurs between 5,000 and 5,500 meters. The region is characterised by cold climatic and rugged topographic conditions. Human habitation and economic activities are extremely limited.

Population
The region is sparsely populated, and whatever farming activity does exist is also confined to the low-lying valleys and the river basins. Upper Kali Gandaki Valley is an example of such valleys.

Mountaineering Regulations
According to the Nepal Mountaineering Association:-

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