Tilicho Peak

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Tilicho Peak
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Tilicho Peak
Highest point
Elevation7,134 m (23,406 ft) [1][2]
Prominence734 metres (2,408 ft)
Coordinates28°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
Tilicho Peak is located in Nepal
Tilicho Peak
Tilicho Peak
Location in Nepal
Parent rangeHimalaya
First ascent1978 by Emanuel Schmutz
Easiest routeglacier/snow

Tilicho Peak is a mountain in the Nepalese Himalaya, near Annapurna. The peak was discovered by members of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition 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]


  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. Archived from the original on February 19, 2001. Retrieved December 5, 2009.

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