Machhapuchhare is a sacred mountain, and though people have climbed it, expeditions are very rare, and they are not allowed to summit. One expedition, I heard stopped short of several meters of the top to respect the ghurkas wishes. It was instrumental to obtaining the permit in the first place. (text by Dean Lofquist)
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Micah Wilkins on July 29, 2004MACHHAPUCHHRE (FISH-TAIL) The shining peak of Machhapuchhre (6997 meters), which means "Fishtail" in Nepali, sits elegantly in the faint atmosphere of mist beyond the silhouette of a lone...