|Range/Region:||Central Nepal Himalaya|
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, May, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1955|
|First successful climber(s):||Raymond Lambert, Claude Kogan, E. Gauchat|
|Nearest major airport:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Convenient Center:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
The Ganesh Himal is an enormous mountain massif with nine towering peaks. Its icy crest is visible in the north from Kathmandu. It was named in honor of Ganesh, a Hindu deity who is represented in mythology as having the head of an elephant.