Makalu – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

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  • Elevation: 8462 m
  • Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
  • Best months to climb: April, May
  • Convenient center: Hille, Nepal via Dharan Bazar

Makalu Climbing Notes

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Makalu Location Map

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Surf breaks located close to Makalu Mountain peaks around Makalu Roads and rivers around Makalu

Use this relief map to navigate to mountain peaks in the area of Makalu.

10 other mountain peaks closest to Makalu:

1. Chomo Lonzo (or Chomolonzo) (7804 m) 5.7 km
2. Baruntse (7220 m) 9.8 km
3. Cho Polu (6695 m) 10.7 km
4. Num Ri (6677 m) 11.1 km
5. Imja Tse (6183 m) 15.1 km
6. Chamlang (7319 m) 16.0 km
7. Lhotse middle (8430 m) 16.1 km
8. Lhotse Shar (8400 m) 16.1 km
9. Kartse (6507 m) 17.0 km
10. Lhotse (8516 m) 17.4 km


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