List of Ultras of the Himalayas

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This is a list of all the Ultra prominent peaks (with topographic prominence greater than 1,500 metres) in the Himalayas. Listed separately, to the west and north-west are the Karakoram and Hindu Kush Ultras, and while to the north-east and east are the ultras of Tibet.

9 of the 10 Himalayan 8,000m peaks are ultras (the exception is Lhotse), and there are a further 28 peaks over 7000m.

Punjab - Between Indus and Sutlej Rivers[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Nanga Parbat  Pakistan 8,125 4,608 3517
2 Nun  India 7,135 2,404 4731
3 Shikar Beh  India 6,200 2,223 3977
4 Parbati Parbat  India 6,633 2,093 4540
5 Reo Purgyil  India /  China 6,816 1,978 4838
6 Sanset  India 4,745 1,942 2803
7 Miranjan  Pakistan 2,981 1,911 1070
8 Gya  India /  China 6,794 1,910 4884
9 Dofana  Pakistan 5,940 1,875 4065
10 Point 5608  Pakistan /  India 5,608 1,850 3758
11 Manirang  India 6,593 1,727 4866
12 Point 5800  Pakistan 5,800 1,682 4118
13 Point 6086  India 6,086 1,618 4468
14 Bharanzar  India 6,574 1,606 4968
15 Mulkila  India 6,517 1,586 4931
16 Kolahoi  India 5,425 1,585 3840
17 Point 5971  India 5,971 1,566 4405
18 Junkor  Pakistan /  India 5,373 1,563 3810
19 Doda  India 6,573 1,504 5069

Garwhal - Sutlej to Kali Rivers[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Nanda Devi  India 7,816 3,139 4677
2 Kamet  India 7,756 2,825 4931
3 Rangrik Rang  India 6,684 1,674 5010
4 Haathi Parvat  India 6,727 1,673 5054
5 Trisul  India 7,120 1,616 5504
6 Panchchuli  India 6,904 1,614 5290
7 Chaukhamba  India 7,138 1,594 5544
8 Nanda Kot  India 6,861 1,592 5269

Western Nepal: Sharda River to Kali Gandaki River[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Dhaulagiri    Nepal 8,167 3,357 4810
2 Gurla Mandhata  China 7,694 2,788 4906
3 Dhaulagiri II    Nepal 7,752 2,397 5355
4 Api    Nepal 7,132 2,040 5092
5 Kanjiroba    Nepal 6,883 1,870 5013
6 Saipal    Nepal 7,031 1,824 5207
7 Kubi Gangri    Nepal /  China 6,859 1,699 5160
8 Deora    Nepal 4,390 1,678 2712
9 Changla    Nepal /  China 6,721 1,657 5064
10 Bhalu Lek    Nepal 5,425 1,643 3782
11 Jethi Bahurani    Nepal 6,850 1,558 5292

The Kali Gandaki River is normally considered to mark the divide between the Western and Eastern Himalayas.

Central Nepal: Kali Gandaki River to Arun River[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Mount Everest    Nepal /  China 8,848 8,848 0
2 Manaslu    Nepal 8,163 3,092 5071
3 Annapurna I    Nepal 8,091 2,984 5107
4 Shishapangma  China 8,027 2,897 5130
5 Annapurna II    Nepal 7,937 2,437 5500
6 Makalu    Nepal /  China 8,485 2,378 6107
7 Yangra    Nepal /  China 7,422 2,352 5070
8 Cho Oyu    Nepal /  China 8,188 2,340 5848
9 Chamar    Nepal 7,165 2,061 5104
10 Labuche Kang  China 7,367 1,957 5410
11 Nemjung    Nepal 7,140 1,920 5220
12 Himalchuli    Nepal 7,893 1,633 6260
13 Pangpoche    Nepal 6,620 1,622 4998
14 Gauri Sankar    Nepal /  China 7,146 1,600 5546
15 Melungtse  China 7,181 1,551 5630
16 Langtang Lirung    Nepal 7,234 1,534 5700

Arun River to Bhutan border[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Kangchenjunga    Nepal /  India 8,586 3,922 4664
2 Pauhunri  China /  India 7,128 2,035 5093
3 Nyonno Ri  China 6,724 1,805 4919
4 Pandim  India 6,691 1,762 4929
5 Zang La  China 6,495 1,712 4783
6 Chomo Yummo  China 6,829 1,559 5270

Bhutan to the Brahmaputra[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Namcha Barwa  China 7,782 4,106 3676
2 Gangkhar Puensum  Bhutan /  China 7,570 2,995 4575
3 Kangto  India /  China 7,060 2,195 4865
4 Noijin Kangsang  China 7,191 2,145 5046
5 Chomolhari  Bhutan /  China 7,326 2,077 5249
6 Yarla Shampo  China 6,636 1,805 4831
7 Tongshanjiabu  Bhutan /  China 7,207 1,757 5450
8 Nyegyi Kansang  India /  China 7,047 1,752 5295
9 Point 5980  India /  China 5,980 1,747 4233
10 Tarlha Ri  China 6,777 1,697 5080
11 HP Dafla Range  India 3,776 1,684 2092
12 Point 5641  India /  China 5,641 1,681 3960
13 Kula Kangri  China 7,553 1,669 5884
14 Tarka La  Bhutan 4,735 1,624 3111
15 Kazi Razi  China 6,505 1,561 4944
16 Point 6215  China 6,215 1,521 4694

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