Annapurna I Overview

Peak ID

ANN1

Status

Opened

Elevation

8091 M / 26545 FT

Latitude

28.5956

Longitude

83.8225

History

1st ascent on

03/06/1950 AD(21/02/2007 BS)

1st ascent by

Maurice Herzog ( France ),
Louis Lachenal ( France ),

Annapurna is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft), thirteen peaks over 7,000 metres (23,000 ft), and sixteen more over 6,000 metres (20,000 ft).[5] The massif is 55 kilometres (34 mi) long, and is bounded by the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the west, the Marshyangdi River on the north and east, and by Pokhara Valley on the south. At the western end the massif encloses a high basin called the Annapurna Sanctuary. Annapurna I Main is the tenth highest mountain in the world at 8,091 metres (26,545 ft) above sea level, and in 1950 Maurice Herzog led a French expedition to its summit, making it the first of the eight-thousanders to be climbed

Location

  • Province:

    Province 4
  • Mountain Range:

    Annapurna
  • District:

    Myagdi/Kaski
  • Municipality/Rural Municipality:

    Annapurna/Annapurna
  • Border With

    china

Nearest help center

( from the basecamp along
the caravan route )
  • Police post:

    Tatopani 26KM Ghandruk 26.6KM
  • Army post:

    Narchyang Besi 23.9KM Beni 47.1KM
  • Health centre/post:

    Ghandruk 26.6KM Tatopani 25.4KM
  • Tourist police post:

    Ghandruk 26.6KM
  • Nearest settlement :

    Himalaya 8.2KM Gadpar 18.7KM

Royalty Fees

  • Nepalese (NRs):

    Spring 10000, Autumn 5000, Winter/Summer 2500
  • Foreigners (USD):

    Spring 1800, Autumn 900, Winter/Summer 450

How to get there

  • From Kathmandu:

    Drive to Lumle
  • Caravan route:

    Birethanti-Ghandruk-Tilche-Himalaya-BC/ Beni-Raughat-Tatopani-Gadpar-BC
  • Caravan route
    length:

    35.4KM through Birethanti, 47.1KM through Beni
  • Climbing route
    length:

    9.5KM through Birethanti, 7.7KM through Beni
  • Duration:

    50 Days

Maps

Four Faces

Annapurna I (East Face (Mardi BC)

Annapurna I (South West from Poon Hill)