Looking On The Bright Side of Mountains

The Most Treacherous Mountains In The World

If you enjoy extreme activities and have never climbed a mountain then you should consider doing so. The amazing thing is that each mountain presents a unique experience so far from the other. Most of these mountains are known for their beauty and majestic height. However, some of them offer danger like no other. Even as you set out to conquer these mountains have in mind that the weather as you go high in altitude can be hazardous and the slopes, a cause of concern.

The Alpine ranges have Mount Blanc Massif as the tallest mountain, and it has been named the most dangerous because it experiences frequent rock slides and its high altitude makes any fall fatal. The one hundred deaths per year death rate makes it the most hazardous.

Annapurna in Nepal is also another dangerous mountain. Nepal is a very mountainous country so for this particular mountain to stand out as the most dangerous in the country says a lot. With over 26,000 feet thousand as its altitude, is very tall. Many climbers died in an effort to reach the highest peak. It the second most dangerous mountain because it has a death rate of 41%.

As part of the Himalayas, the K2 Mountain is a force to reckon with. It is not a surprise to find very few climbers who have made it to the peak seeing that the mountain has steep climbs, unstable ice pillars and steep slopes that make the climb a hazard. Up to 2004, only two women had been able to climb this mountain with 18 years between the climbs, which is startling when compared to those who have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. All the other women who made attempts to climb this mountain died.

Nanga Parbat is also one among the most dangerous mountain in the world. With its characteristic steep slopes and an icy ridge it is no surprise many perish on its slopes. In 1953, after several climbers had attempted, the first person reached the peak. The fifth mountain the list of the most dangerous mountains in the world is Kanchenjunga, located in India’s and Nepal’s border. It’s deceiving beauty can cause many to climb it unaware of the danger that lurks within. It has caused the death of so many people through icy avalanches. As the years roll by it continues to claim the lives of unsuspecting climbers.

If you ever have an opportunity to climb these mountains then be very careful and observe any safety precaution to avoid being hurt on these mountains.

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