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a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)

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The 14-day expedition ended on March 10 after the group reached the 5,360 metre Gokyo Ri summit facing Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga.
To broach such things is very important," said Horn, who will be heading back after this short integration and heading for the Himalayas to climb the fourth highest peak, Makalu.
As Darjeeling tackles the separatist stir for Gorkbaland and fills with a commercial breed of Sherpas from Makalu in Nepal rather than climbers from Khumbu, the Tiger legacy sputters on the merest momentum.
A walk up to Chukung Ri will reveal Makalu as well.
His focus at the moment after seeing "the super nice" west ridge of the Makalu (the fifth highest mountain in the world) is on endurance training including cross-country skating, ice climbing, dry tooling and a little bit of bouldering for added strength.
2010, Metamorphism, melting, and channel flow in the Greater Himalayan Sequence and Makalu leucogranite: Constraints from thermobarometry, metamorphic modeling and U-Pb geochronology, Tectonics, 29, doi:10.
That night in the local village we stare at the stars and take in the silhouettes of nearby Lhotse and Makalu - the world's fourth and fifth highest peaks.
3m) cash credit of Indian iron and steel products trader Makalu Trading Ltd.
Makalu Travel and Tours USA Inc, a US-based luxury and adventure tour company offering trips to south Asia, has announced a special promotional Mountain Bike Tour from Lhasa, in Tibet, to Kathmandu in Nepal.
While attempting to traverse the entire Great Himalayan Trail, the world's longest and highest trekking trail, might be too ambitious, a 34-day Makalu and Everest trek, which forms part of the trail, is coming up courtesy World Expeditions.
The bus hit one Bel Bahadur Thapa, 72, in front of the ticket counter Makalu bus sevice at Kalanki, according to police.
Instead, in almost hushed tones, Breashears narrates while inter-cutting personal interviews with survivors Sandy Hill (formerly Sandy Pittman of whom Krakauer was particularly critical), Charlotte Fox, Makalu Gau (which Krakauer described as leader of an inexperienced Taiwanese team of climbers), Beck Weathers, and mountain guides Neal Beidleman and Michael Groom, among others.
Kitty Calhoun, the first woman to summit two Himalayan peaks - Makalu and Dhualagiri - will give a slide-illustrated presentation Friday in Eugene.
A sparkling clear journey across the world's highest peaks: Mount Everest, Lhoste, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, to name just a few including the Tibetan Plateau.
It also appears on an assorted appetizer platter titled Makalu ($19.