Dhaulagiri I Height | 7th Tallest Mountain in the World


Dhaulagiri I Height | 7th Tallest Mountain in the World

Dhaulagiri 1 is a mountain in the Dhaulagiri Himalaya mountain range with a height of 8167 m (26794.62 ft). Also, it is officially the seventh tallest mountain on earth. Furthermore, Dhaulagiri parent mountain range is the Dhaulagiri Himal, in Nepal. Its coordinates are 28°41′54″N 83°29′15″E.

Dhaulagiri I height

Meters – 8167 m
Feet – 26794.62 ft;
Inches – 321535.4 in
Kilometers – 8.167 km
Miles – 5.074739 mi

Deaths

Dhaulagiri I has also claimed the lives of many people. 16.2% of people trying to climb the mountain, might never make it back alive. By 2007, three hundred and eight (358) people, have successfully reached the summit of the mountain, while fifty-eight (58) people died. In 1998, Chantal Mauduit was killed in his tent by an avalanche. Also, in 1999, Ginette Harrison a British Climber died on the mountain, after he was swept and buried by an avalanche.

Facts

Firstly, the first winter ascent was achieved in 1985, by Jerzy Kukuczka and Andrzej Czok. Secondly, the highest peak of Dhaulagiri was first reached in 1960 by Kurt Diemberger, A. Schelbert, E. Forrer, Nawang Dorje, Nyima Dorje. Thirdly, the names Dhaulagiri is derived from a Nepali word and means dazzling, white, beautiful. Fourthly, Pokhara town, a mountaineer tourist town is located close to the mountain. Fifthly, in 1981, Hironobu Kamuro reached the top of the mountain alone. Sixthly, in 1969, a whole American team lost their lives on the mountain. Finally, in 1976, a fourth Italian team reached the peak of the mountain.


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