Mera Peak

Elevation (feet): 21,246
Elevation (meters): 6,476
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.709167
Longitude: 86.868333
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Sep, Oct, Nov
Year first climbed: 1953
First successful climber(s): J.O.M. Roberts, Sen Tenzing
Nearest major airport: Lukla
Convenient Center: Lukla

Thanks to Zitha KRAEMER-BA and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Mera Peak lies within the relatively unhabited Hinku and Hongu valleys south of Mt Everest. At 6476m, it is the highest non-expedition peak in Nepal. The walk towards the summit is very long but never really steep; the last 15 to 30 minutes just before the summit are steep.

Thanks to Zitha KRAEMER-BA for this description.