Gyachung Kang

Elevation (feet): 26,089
Elevation (meters): 7,952
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal/China
Range/Region: Central Nepal Himalaya
Latitude: 28.1
Longitude: 86.75
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing: Apr, May
Year first climbed: 1964
First successful climber(s): Y. Kato, K. Sakaizawa, Pasang Phutar, (Japanese expedition)
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu, Nepal
Convenient Center: Kathmandu, Nepal

Gyachung Kang is a high mountain of the Khumbu region. It is the highest peak between Mount Everest and Cho Oyu. Its twin snow and rock peaks tower above the immediate surroundings, separated by a narrow saddle.