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    Annapurna Massif- Most Dangerous Peak

    Annapurna Massif/ Annapurna Range is one the toughest and most dangerous ranges for climbing not only in the entire Himalayan but on the whole earth. If you search in any data and on the internet, you find Mt. Annapurna 1 as the world's toughest or most dangerous peak for climbing.

    About Annapurna Massif

    Annapurna massif is in north-central Nepal in the Himalayas. This 55 km long massif is bounded by River Marsyangdi on the north and east, by River and Gorge Kali Gandaki on the West, and by Pokhara Valley on the south. Annapurna Sanctuary- a high basin enclosed by the Annapurna Massif at the western end. On the western side of Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri Massif is neighbored. These two massifs are separated by Kaligandaki Gorge and the river.

    In All Hindi, Nepali, and Sanskrit, Annapurna makes the same meaning. The two Sanskrit words make up the Annapurna word. ‘Anna’ and ‘Purna” mean food and filling respectively. Since Annapurna means feeding everyone. Annapurna Mountain and Massif are also recognized as holy peaks and known as Goddess Annapurna who feeds everyone and spear loves and kinds. Thus Annapurna Massif is the source of several river channels and also a major part of the Himalayan Ecosystem, it is fair to say the mountain is for agriculture and farming.

    Annapurna Massif in the almighty Himalayas includes Annapurna 1 (Main) -8091m (26545 ft.) tall gigantic peak, 13 peaks over 7,000m- 8,000m height, and 16 peaks over 6,000m- 7,000m height, in total 30 peaks over 6,000m, and other small and big peaks.

    Annapurna I (Main) 8,091 m, Annapurna II 7,937 m, Annapurna III 7,555 m, Annapurna IV 7,525 m, Gangapurna 7,455 m, Annapurna South 7,219 m and Machhapuchhre 6,993m are some worldly known and popular peaks of Annapurna Massif.

    It was the year 1950 when Maurice Herzog and the French Expedition team successfully climbed up the Annapurna I.However south climbing of the Annapurna I was done in the year 1970 by Don Whillans and Dougal Haston- the British expedition team.

    The fatality rate of Annapurna Climbing?

    Annapurna1 has the greatest fatality rate. In 2014, 39 people were killed as a result of avalanches and heavy snowstorms. As of March 2012, 52 people have died during ascents, 191 successful ascents, and 9 death upon descent. Hence, 34% of people were dead in the attempt of the Annapurna expedition.

    Annapurna I is the most dangerous peak to climb in the world

    Annapurna 1 is rated as the world’s toughest and most dangerous peak for the expedition. With a fatality rate above 34%, Annapurna climbing is not for everyone. One of the major reasons for the toughness of the expedition of Annapurna 1 is the avalanche-prone. Annapurna region is considered to be one of the most sensitive Avalanche-prone areas. Its unpredictable weather makes Annapurna 1 expedition more dangerous. It is more than 55km long massif means, there is no large volume of people and locals. Finding other climbers is almost impossible. Slightly missing the route means confirm dead. The way is also much toughest. Its unusual and toughest structures create more danger. So any time avalanches and snowstorms, large and gigantic longitude, almost a whole year of snowfalls, and the tough path make Annapurna Expedition the world's most dangerous peaks to climb.

    Way to admire this Annapurna Massif more closely

    Admiring this dangerous gigantic massif and exploring its nature is one of the best things to do. Exploring Annapurna is the dream of every trekker and peak climber. Getting lost in this region is the almost best way to spend your holidays with quality time and lifelong memory.

    Around Annapurna Sanctuary and Annapurna Conservation area offers a great tripping and vacation destination. Amazing landscapes, lush alpine, and subtropical forest, amazing typical villages sharing unique cultures and traditions, diverse natural phenomena and varieties such as flora and fauna, amazing and extreme rivers and streams, lakes, and ponds, caves, amazing and mesmerizing views of high snowcapped gigantic mighty peaks, and more all make vacations and holidays in Annapurna region something special.

    1. By Trekking in Annapurna Region

    Annapurna region is one versatile land offering varieties of things to do. And trekking is one of them. Annapurna always presents an amazing experience for every visitor. Annapurna trekking is recognized as a naturalist’s paradise and one of the most classical routes. It is the best way to lose in the natural blessing and even in cultural blessings too. Trekking in Annapurna is the best way to get lost in diverse nature.

    While in Annapurna, you not only admire the wonderful and pristine land but if you are adopted with this land, you will be amazed by its veil beauties. There are some popular trekking routes and trails to follow and admire the dispersed land at the foothills of Annapurna massif.

    To learn more about trekking in Annapurna Region, please click here.

    A. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most classical and popular trekking in the Himalayas. ABC trek is the best way to admire and adapt to Annapurna’s beauties. This classical trekking allows every visitor with some special treasures of Annapurna massif and its wanders. Passing through typical settlements, several rivers and streams, lakes and landscapes, deep Himalayan valleys, and walking on the rugged trail takes you to the base of the Annapurna range to admire the Annapurna and its peaks close.

    To learn more about the complete guide to Annapurna Base Camp Trek, please click here.

    B. Annapurna Circuit Trek

    Annapurna circuit trek is another popular trekking trail in the Annapurna trekking region. This is the best way to admire and get adopted in the Annapurna region with views of the Annapurna region from every angle. Annapurna circuit trekking is also recognized as Annapurna round trekking where one can trek all around the Annapurna peaks. As the Annapurna base camp trek, the Annapurna round trek also provides an amazing glimpse of the almighty Himalayas and the beautiful environment of the Annapurna region. Passing typical Gurung villages, crossing over the rivers and streams, hard ascent and descent, rough and rugged trails, high altitudes, reaching and soaring above the cloud, etc. are some amazing highlights of the Annapurna Circuit trek.

    2. Ultra-Light Flight in Pokhara

    Pokhara ultralight flight is also the best way to admire the beauties of Annapurna massif. Flying above the cloud and looking towards the Annapurna massif is one amazing way to lose in the pristine beauties of the Himalayas.

    More to Annapurna Massif, it is the range where not everyone can able to expedite. The challenges of the Annapurna expedition make it a world-dangerous peak for climbing. However, there are several ways to admire this gigantic and giant massif. What is gone if you can’t expedite the peak if there are several ways of admiring and adopting the beauties of the Annapurna range? Some trekking and hiking packages are there for Annapurna exploration. One can also do it with luxury and 5-star accommodation. Annapurna Mountain flight is also the best way to get amazing views of the Annapurna range and the Himalayas. Annapurna exploration allows everyone to experience the Himalayan environment and wildlife, the daily lifestyle of villagers, the far-deep remoteness of the Himalayas, diverse nature and ecosystem, and more.

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    Jyoti Karki is an expert travel blogger. She has been writing blogs for a long time. Along with writing about diverse locations. She personally travels to many different places, went hiking and trekking in Nepal, and has also visited several areas of India and enjoys writing on her blogs about them.

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