Ganesh Himal

Elevation (feet): 24,373
Elevation (meters): 7,429
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal/China
Range/Region: Central Nepal Himalaya
Latitude: 28.391551
Longitude: 85.126963
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.