Tilicho Peak

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Tilicho Peak
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Tilicho Peak
Highest point
Elevation 7,134 m (23,406 ft) [1][2]
Prominence 734 metres (2,408 ft)
Coordinates 28°41′04″N 83°48′16″E / 28.68444°N 83.80444°E / 28.68444; 83.80444Coordinates: 28°41′04″N 83°48′16″E / 28.68444°N 83.80444°E / 28.68444; 83.80444
Geography
Tilicho Peak is located in Nepal
Tilicho Peak
Tilicho Peak
Location in Nepal
Location Nepal
Parent range Himalaya
Climbing
First ascent 1978 by Emanuel Schmutz
Easiest route glacier/snow

Tilicho Peak is a mountain in the Nepalese Himalaya, near Annapurna. The peak was discovered in 1950 by the team led by Maurice Herzog who were attempting to find Annapurna I.[2]

Lake Tilicho is located on the northern side of the peak.

The first ascent was made in 1978 by the French climber Emanuel Schmutz using the northwest shoulder.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Annapurna; Tilicho & Naar-Phu (Map). 1:125,000. Cartography by Himalayan Maphouse Pvt Ltd. Nepa Maps. August 2009. § B3. ISBN 99933-2-307-1. 
  2. ^ a b "Tilicho Peak". SummitPost. 
  3. ^ "Climbing history". Yeti Zone. Retrieved December 5, 2009. 

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