Shisha Pangma is the fourteenth highest mountain in the world, the lowest of the 8000 meter peaks. It is a massive peak with a long, steep, craggy southern face. It is the high peak of the Langtang Himal, and looms over its much lower satellite peaks. It is located almost due north of Kathmandu, on the Tibet side of the border. First climbed in 1964, Shisha Pangma was the last 8000 meter peak to be climbed.
|Range/Region:||Central Nepal Himalaya|
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, May|
|Year first climbed:||1964|
|First successful climber(s):||Hsu Ching and his ten-man Chinese|
|Nearest major airport:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Convenient Center:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
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- Log #21066 - by Gerfried Göschl on Oct 18, 2007I did lead a group of good friends. I traversed the chinese variant to the main summit. For me it was an acclimatisation climb for Everest, which I did climb alone few weeks later without ox and...