Gyachung Kang

Gyachung Kang
Photo by Alan Ingram, all rights reserved.

Gyachung Kang is a high mountain of the Khumbu region. It is the highest peak between Mount Everest and Cho Oyu. Its twin snow and rock peaks tower above the immediate surroundings, separated by a narrow saddle.

Elevation (feet): 26,089
Elevation (meters): 7,952
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal/China
Range/Region: Central Nepal Himalaya
Latitude: 28.1
Longitude: 86.75
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing: Apr, May
Year first climbed: 1964
First successful climber(s): Y. Kato, K. Sakaizawa, Pasang Phutar, (Japanese expedition)
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu, Nepal
Convenient Center: Kathmandu, Nepal

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Gyachung Kang.

  • Log #2730 - by Tomaz Jakofcic on Oct 10, 20043.00 stars
    Slovenian expedition summited Gyachun Kang on October 31., Peter Meznar & I and November 1 st: Andrej Stremfelj, Marko Car, Marko Prezelj, Matic Jost. We did a new Slovenian route (VI/4, 2000...
  • Log #2731 - by Tomaz Jakofcic on Oct 11, 20043.00 stars
    I am looking for some fotos of Gyachung Kang. Do you have some fotos from the north side (Tibet) ?