List of Biggest Mountain Peaks in The World

The world’s tallest mountains are some of the most majestic and beautiful things that one can be blessed enough to witness in their lifetime. They are all located in Asia and each reach an altitude of over eight thousand meters in height. There are only fourteen mountains in the world that can boast such a height. Below are the ten highest of these fourteen mountains.

There is a very interesting point to be noted that there are approximately 100 mountains in this world over a height of 7,200 metres or 23,622 feet and all of which are situated in central asia and southern asia. Here,In this article,we are giving a list of top Most highest mountain peaks in this world with their respective heights location and other information about them.                                               Mountain Peaks

Mount Everest

Standing at about 29,029 feet (8,848 meters), Everest boasts the top spot for the tallest beautiful mountain in the world. It is located on the border between Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, and Tibet, China and is part of the Himalayan Mountain Range. Although it is the tallest mountain and attracts many climbers of both advanced and limited climbing skill, it is one of the easier mountains to climb.

Manaslu

Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, and is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. Its name, which means “Mountain of the Spirit”, comes from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning “intellect” or “soul”. Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition. It is said that “just as the British consider Everest their mountain, Manaslu has always been a Japanese mountain”

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat (Naked Mountain) is the ninth highest mountain in the world that has been known to be notoriously difficult to climb. It was so named because of some of its extremely steep slopes that are bereft of vegetation and snow. Nanga Parbat is not a single peak but 20 kilometers long series of peaks and ridges culminating in an enormous ice crest of 8126 meters. It’s the western anchor of the Himalayas and westernmost of all eight thousanders.

Dhaulagiri I

Its parent mountain being K2, whose parent is Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri 1 with a grand height of 8167m (26,795 ft) is the fifth highest mountain peak in the world. It extends 120 km from the Kaligandaki River west to Bheri. Its name Dhaulagiri is a conjunction of Sanskrit words dhawala, meaning white and beautiful and giri meaning mountain. Annapurna 1 is merely 34 kms east of this mountain range. The first successful expedition to this mountain was made in 1960 by a Swiss Australian Nepali team.

Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft). Mount Kanchenjunga rises about 20 km (12 mi) south of the general alignment of the Great Himalayan range, and is located on the boundary between Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim. Kangchenjunga is the highest peak in India, and also the name of the surrounding section of the Himalayas and means “The Five Treasures of Snows”, as it contains five peaks.

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Hawaii’s Best Outdoor Adventure Activities

You can enjoy even more of paradise by looking at the adventures and activities in Hawaii. Unlike many other regions, these tropical islands are known for the diverse landscape that everyone can enjoy. This invites you into new activities with beauty in the backyard.

Knowing where to go for the adventures that you enjoy the most allows you to dive into the different experiences that the islands have to offers. You will want to map your adventures carefully, finding what fits with your adventure level as well as interest in scenery.

Volcanoes

Each Hawaiian Island has a specific volcano that is at the center of the island. These offer special adventures to those that are interested in seeing a different view of the Hawaiian area. A popular adventure for those that are interested in a different approach is with sunrise hikes to the volcanoes or biking from the volcanoes to the bottom of the island. You can enjoy spacious areas with the different levels of activity from the volcanoes, offering a hiking adventure and educational look at the volcanoes of the region.                                      Outdoor Adventure Activities

Manoa Falls

Travel up into the valley beyond Honolulu to make the Manoa Falls hike. Though only a mile long, this path passes through so many different ecosystems that you feel as if you’re in an arboretum. Walk among the elephant ear ape plants, ruddy fir trees, and a bamboo forest straight out of China. At the top are 150-foot falls with a small pool not quite suited for swimming but good for wading. This hike is more about the journey than the destination.

Ocean Activities

The most popular adventures that you can look at is with the ocean activities. Hawaii is known for their diverse beaches that you can jump into. You will be able to find beaches that are divided by the types of waters you enjoy most. If you are into surfing, then you can go to coastal areas that have stronger, higher waves. If you are interested in swimming, diving or snorkelling while relaxing on a white beach, then other parts of the island can lead to different types of adventures.

ATV WAIPI’O VALLEY

Bounded by 2,000-foot cliffs, the Valley of the Kings was once a favorite retreat of Hawaiian royalty. Waterfalls drop 1,200 feet from the Kohala Mountains to the valley floor, and the sheer cliff faces make access difficult which is where your ATV comes in. You’ll see expansive black-sand beaches, the falls, and the lush rain forest surrounding the top edge of the valley.

Hiking

There are rain forests and hill areas that are located throughout all of Hawaii Islands. Many are known for their beauty, rivers and waterfalls that cover the entire area. You can enjoy easy hikes through many of the areas, allowing you to tap into the pristine island scenery with a stroll.