Manaslu Region

Manaslu Region Peak Climbing

It was given the name Manaslu Himal, also known as Kutang Himal, by the Manaslu region. Manaslu, which derives from the Sanskrit term Manasa, means “mountain of the spirit” (intellect or soul). The eighth-highest peak in the world is called Manaslu Himal. It is located in the western portion of the Gorkha district at an elevation of 8,163 meters (26,781 feet) above sea level. On May 9, 1956, Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu became the first people to ascend Manaslu Peak. The principal high peaks in the area include Himalchuli (7,893 m), Ngadichuli (7,871 m), Shringi (7,187 m), Langpo (6,668 m), and Saula (6,235 m).

In accordance with the National Park and The Wild Life Conversation Act, the government designated the Manaslu region as The Manaslu Conservation Area in December 1998. Conversation Zone covers 1,663 square kilometers of land. Both natural resources and cultural heritage sites are abundant in this area. Manaslu is also well-known for its diverse terrain, climatic conditions, notable peaks, ethnic groupings, flora and fauna, and opportunities for trekking.

There are other peaks in the Manaslu region, but the four highest are Mounts Himalchuli (7,893 m), Ngadi Chuli (7,871 m), and Shringi (7,187 m), Langpo (6,668 m), and Saula (6,235 m).

Snow covers the mountain and peaks permanently above 5000 meters (16000 feet). Depending on the height, the climate zone can change quickly from hot to frigid. In a temperate climate zone, summer temperatures range from 22 to 25 °C and winter temperatures from -2 to -6 °C. In a subtropical climate zone, average summer and winter temperatures vary greatly. furthermore capable of experiencing frost and snow. In a subalpine zone, snow typically falls from December to May and the average yearly temperature ranges from 6 to 10 degrees, whereas in an alpine climate, snow is always present.

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