|Range/Region:||Central Nepal Himalaya|
|Nearest major airport:||Pokhara|
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)
Thanks to Terje Otneim for this description.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There is one trip report for Machhapuchhare.
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- Log #15533 - by
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...