Ngadi Chuli

Ngadi Chuli is considered the 20th highest peak in the world, separated by a saddle from Manaslu to the North. While clearly a subsidiary to Manaslu, its prominence of 1,020 meter [3,346 feet] over the saddle ridge qualifies it as a separate peak on most lists.

Ngadi Chuli is also known as Peak 29. It is believed to have been first climbed by two members of a Japanese expedition in 1970, but this is unconfirmed as they suffered a fatal fall on the descent. Three subsequent Japanese expeditions met with failure. The only confirmed ascent [and the last attempt on the mountain] was in 1979 by two Polish climbers via the West buttress.

Elevation (feet): 25,823
Elevation (meters): 7,871
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Range/Region: Central Nepal Himalaya
Latitude: 28.5033
Longitude: 84.5675
Best months for climbing: Apr, May
Year first climbed: 1970
First successful climber(s): Hiroshi Wtanabe and Lhaksa Tsering [unconfirmed]
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu, Nepal
Convenient Center: Pokhara, Nepal

Thanks to Clark Abbott for adding this peak.

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