Melungtse

Elevation (feet): 23,555
Elevation (meters): 7,181
Continent: Asia
Country: China/Nepal
Latitude: 27.9667
Longitude: 86.4333
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.