Manaslu Expedition 2018

Manaslu Expedition - 8163 mManaslu  expedition is one of the most  popular 8,000m peaks for climbing in Nepal. Possible avalanches in bad weather, crevasses and slippery snow make this mountain a little distinct from other mountains in Nepal. Normally, four camps will be set up in the approach of the mountain. There will be a few stretches of steep climbing and crevasses from Camp I to Camp II. Slippery snow climbing is required from Camp II to Camp III. Avalanches are a threat from Camp III to Camp IV.

Mount Mannaslu 8163m, It was first climbed in 1953 by a Japanese team north face expedition. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word manias, meaning "intellect" or "soul". It is the same root word as that for Mansarovar, the holy lake near Mt. Kailash in Tibet. Just as the British considered Everest their mountain, Manaslu 8163m has been always regarded as the "Japanese mountain" by the Japanese; because of the Japanese people's first conquered on its top.Manaslu, HW Tillman and Jimmy Roberts photographed Manaslu during a trek in 1950. But the first real survey of the peak was made by a Japanese expedition in 1952. A Japanese team made the first serious attempt on the peak from the Budi Gandaki valley in 1953. When another team followed in 1954, The villagers of Sama gaon told them the first team had been responsible for an avalanche that destroyed a monastery & refused to let the 1954 expedition to climb. The expedition set off to climb Ganesh Himalayan instead.

Despite a large donation for the rebuilding of the monastery, subsequent Japanese expeditions, including the one that made the first ascent in 1956, took place in an atmosphere of animosity and mistrust. The second successful Japanese expedition was in 1971. There was a South Korean attempt in 1971, and in April 1972 an avalanche that killed five climbers. And 10 Sherpas ended the second made the fourth ascent of mount Manaslu, as a member of a Tyrolean expedition that climbed from the Marshyangdi valley in 1972. So Manaslu 8163meter is one of the very renowned lovely mountains in the world to which many foreigner enthusiasts to climb very curiously.

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Fact of Manaslu Expedition

Name of Expedition: 

Mt. Manaslu Expedition

Elevation:

8,156 m (26,759 ft) 

Location:

Gandaki Zone, Nepal 

Range:

Mansiri Himal, Himalayas

Rating:

Highly Adventurous

Rank:

8th World Highest Peak 

Grade:

Strenuous & Difficult

Activities:

Trekking and Mountaineering

Minimum Altitude:

800m

Maximum Altitude:

8,163m

Season:

September to November and April to May

Transportation:

Private vehicle 

Duration:

45 Days

Entry Point:

Arughat

Exit Point:

Arughat

Walking hours per day:

5 to 7 Hours

Group Size:

2 to 15 Persons