Elevation

26,759 ft / 8,156 m

Prominence

10,144 ft / 3,092 m

Range

Himalayas

Region

Nepal

Summits

5 summits

Top climbing months

October   60%

September  40%

Most climbed route

Normal Route

Highlights
  • Manaslu is the 8th highest mountain in the world and one of the 14 8,000 meter peaks (8,156 meters).
  • Located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas in the west-central part of Nepal.
  • Name means "Mountain of the Spirit".
  • Manaslu's long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all directions and culminate in a signature peak that towers steeply above the surrounding landscape and is visible from afar.
  • Manaslu is about forty miles east of fellow 8,000 meter peak Annapurna.
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