Nepal, a paradise for mountaineers offers mountaineering and climbing for more than 326 peaks with Eight of the Fourteen Highest peaks including Mt. Everest (8,848.86 m), the highest one and Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) and Mt. Annapurna (8,091m). The glory of mountaineering is reaching to the top of Mt. Everest but here are other technical mountains like Lhotse among 326 peaks those are awaiting for the climbers.
The first to be climbed among them was Annapurna in 1950 by French Team led by Maurice Herzog while Mt. Everest was first successfully climbed by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary in May 29th1953 led by John Hunt of British Expedition Team. After successful climbing of Mt. Everest in 1953, Climbing and Expedition in Nepal has boomed in a dramatic way and climbers from around the world started coming to Nepal.