|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, May, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||Unclimbed as of 1987|
|Nearest major airport:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Convenient Center:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
Melungtse is the highest peak of the Rolwaling Himal. It is best known for its dramatic west face, which is a sheer square-cut wall of ice, rising to a flat-topped 23,040-foot ridge. Melungtse's sharp pyramid summit rises just northeast of this spectacular ridge.