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The 14 eight-thousanders

14 eight-thousanders

If you have ever been interested in geography and mountains in general, you have probably heard about the top peaks in the world. Climbing the highest mountains in the world is something that very few people have achieved. They are amazing, beautiful, and yet quite dangerous places. A typical climb of a peak of altitude above 8000 meters or 26 247 ft, requires a lot of preparation, such as proper food, training routine, mindset, climbing skills, teamwork, and many more.

What is an eight-thousander

According to the International mountaineering and clibing federation there are 14 mountains in the world, that have elevation of more than 8000 meters above sea level (or 26 247ft). All of the 14 are located in the Himalayan and Karakoram in Asia.

List of the 14 eight-thousanders