Gyachung Kang

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

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.


The following weather information is provided for the nearest supported peak. The weather icons reflect weather conditions from the base of the mountain, while the wind, temperature and humidity reflect conditions at the summit.

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Gyachung Kang.

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  • Log #2731 - by Tomaz Jakofcic on Oct 11, 2004
    I am looking for some fotos of Gyachung Kang. Do you have some fotos from the north side (Tibet) ?
  • Log #2730 - by Tomaz Jakofcic on Oct 10, 2004
    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...