Eight-thousanders

Includes the 14 highest independent mountains on Earth all more than 8,000 meters high. All are located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in Asia.




  • Annapurna I

    26,545 ft / 8,091 m • 1 claim • Nepal

    Annapurna I is the 10th highest mountain in the world and the regarded as the most dangerous of the 14 8,000 meter peaks. Annapurna I the highest of a series of peaks along...

  • K2

    28,251 ft / 8,611 m • 1 claim • Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan , China

    K2 is the second highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest. K2 is part of the Karakoram Range and is located on the China-Pakistan border. K2 is known as the Sava...

  • Kangchenjunga

    28,169 ft / 8,586 m • 1 claim • India , Nepal

    Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world (after Mount Everest and K2). Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world. Kangc...

  • Makalu

    27,767 ft / 8,463 m • 1 claim • Nepal

    Makalu is the 5th highest mountain in the world and located 14 miles east of Mount Everest on the border between Nepal and China. One of the eight-thousanders, Makalu is an...

  • Gasherbrum I

    26,509 ft / 8,080 m • 1 claim • Pakistan

    Gasherbrum I is the 11th highest peak in the world, located on the Pakistan-China border in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It is also known as Hidden Peak in referenc...

  • Gasherbrum II

    26,362 ft / 8,035 m • 1 claim • Pakistan

    Gasherbrum II is a 26,362 ft / 8,035 m mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Pakistan. The neare...

  • Shishapangma

    26,289 ft / 8,013 m • 1 claim • Xizang, China

    Shishapangma is one of the easiest eight-thousanders to climb and was the last 8,000 meter peak climbed due to its location entirely within Tibet and the restrictions on ou...

  • Lhotse

    27,940 ft / 8,516 m • 1 claim • Xizang, China

    Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world (after Mount Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga) and is connected to Everest via the South Col. In addition to the main summit...

  • Dhaulagiri

    26,795 ft / 8,167 m • 1 claim • Nepal

    Dhaulagiri is a 26,795 ft / 8,167 m mountain peak in the Dhaulagiri Himal Range in Nepal. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Nepal. The nearest...

  • Nanga Parbat

    26,660 ft / 8,126 m • 1 claim • Pakistan

    Nanga Parbat is the 9th highest mountain in the world and the western-most of the 14 8,000 meter peaks. Nanga Parbat translates to "Naked Mountain" in English. Known as the...

  • Broad Peak

    26,414 ft / 8,051 m • 2 claims • Pakistan

    Broad Peak is a 26,414 ft / 8,051 m mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Pakistan. The nearest ...

  • Cho Oyu

    26,906 ft / 8,201 m • 3 claims • Nepal

    Cho Oyu is a 26,906 ft / 8,201 m mountain peak in the Himalayas in Nepal. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Nepal. The nearest peaks are Ngozu...

  • Manaslu

    26,759 ft / 8,156 m • 6 claims • Nepal

    Manaslu is the 8th highest mountain in the world and one of the 14 8,000 meter peaks (8,156 meters). It is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas in t...

  • Mount Everest

    29,029 ft / 8,848 m • 15 claims • China , Nepal

    Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world and probably the most well known. It is part of the Himalaya range on the Nepal-Tibet border. It attracts experienced mo...