Dhaulagiri I Overview

Peak ID

DHA1

Status

Opened

Elevation

8167 M / 26794 FT

Latitude

28.6967

Longitude

83.495

History

1st ascent on

13/05/1960 AD(31/01/2017 BS)

1st ascent by

Peter Diener,
Kurt Diemberger,
Albin Schelbert,
Ernst Forrer,
Nima Dorje Sherpa,
Nawang Dorje Sherpa,

The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. This massif is bounded on the north and southwest by tributaries of the Bheri River and on the southeast by the Myagdi Khola. Dhaulagiri I is the seventh highest mountain in the world at 8,167 metres (26,795 ft) above sea level, and the highest mountain within the borders of a single country (Nepal). It was first climbed on 13 May 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition.

Location

  • Province:

    Province 4
  • Mountain Range:

    Dhaulagiri
  • District:

    Myagdi
  • Municipality/Rural Municipality:

    Dhawalgiri/Raghuganga

Nearest help center

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

    Darbang 37.1KM Marpha 23.1KM
  • Armed police post

    Jomsom 30.1KM
  • Army post:

    Beni 59.8KM Jomsom 30.1KM
  • Health centre/post:

    Darbang 37.1KM Marpha 23.1KM
  • Tourist police post:

    Jomsom 30.1KM
  • Nearest settlement :

    Jeltung 16.1KM Marpha 23.1KM

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:

    By flight to Pokhara and then drive to Beni or drive to Beni
  • Caravan route:

    Beni-Tatopani-Babiyachaur-Darbang-Naumane-Khamla-Jeltung-BC/Jomsom-Syang-Marpha-Thapa Bhanjyang-BC
  • Caravan route
    length:

    59.8KM through Beni, 30.1KM through Jomsom
  • Climbing route
    length:

    6.1KM through Beni, 8.1KM through Jomsom
  • Duration:

    55 Days

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