List of 8000m Peaks

These are the primary mountains in the world exceeding 8,000 Meters in height. Some of them have subsidiary peaks that are also 8,000m.

Name Height
Location
First Ascent
     
 
Everest 8,850m
29,035ft
Nepal/Tibet
1953; Sir E. Hillary, T. Norgay
K2 8,611m
28,250ft
Pakistan
1954; A. Compagnoni, L. Lacedelli
Kangchenjunga 8,586m
28,169ft
Nepal/India
1955; G. Band, J. Brown
Lhotse 8,516m
27,940ft
Nepal/Tibet
1956; F. Luchsinger, E. Reiss
Makalu 8,463m
27,766ft
Nepal
1955; J. Couzy, L. Terrary
Cho-Oyu 8,201m
26,906ft
Nepal/Tibet
1954; S. Joechler, H. Tichy, P. Dawa Lama
Dhaulagiri 8,167m
26,795ft
Nepal
1960; K. Diemberger, P. Diener, M. Dorji, E. Forrer, N. Dorji, A. Schelbert
Manaslu 8,156m
26,758ft
Nepal
1956; T. Imanishi, G. Norbu
Nanga Parbat 8,125m
26,660ft
Pakistan
1953; H. Buhl
Annapurna 8,091m
26,545ft
Nepal
1950; M. Herzog, L. Lachenal
Gasherbrum I 8,068m
26,470ft
Pakistan/China
1958; A. Kaufman, P. Schoening
Broad Peak 8,047m
26,400ft
Pakistan/China
1957; H. Buhl, K. Diemberger, M. Schmuck, F. Witerstellar
Gasherbrum II 8,035m
26,360ft
Pakistan/China
1956; S. Larch, F. Moravec, H. Willenpart
Shishapangma 8,013m
26,291ft
China/Tibet
1964; H. Ching & nine climbers

 

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