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The 7,000 meter peaks are for professionals;
the 8,000 meter peaks are not compatible with life.
– Edward Earl

Earth’s 8,000 Meter Peaks

Everest K2 Kangchenjunga
Lhotse Makalu Cho Oyu
Dhaulagiri Manaslu Nanga Parbat
Gasherbrum I Annapurna I Broad Peak
Shisha Pangma Gasherbrum II

Click on a link or an image for additional information about the peak.
Mount Everest
1. Everest, Nepal/Tibet
– 29,035 feet, 8,850 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1996
K2
2. K2, Pakistan/China
– 28,251 feet, 8,611 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1997
Kangchenjunga
3. Kangchenjunga, Nepal/India
– 28,169 feet, 8,586 meters

Photo by Dave Hill, 1996
Lhotse
4. Lhotse, Nepal/Tibet
– 27,940 feet, 8,516 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1983
Makalu
5. Makalu, Nepal/Tibet
– 27,766 feet, 8,463 meters

Photo by Chris Chandler, ABEE 1976

– May we always remember the passion that Chris brought to the heights –
Cho Oyu
6. Cho Oyu, Nepal/Tibet
– 26,906 feet, 8,201 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1996
Dhaulagiri
7. Dhaulagiri, Nepal
– 26,795 feet, 8,167 meters

Photo by Dave Hill, 1998
Manaslu
8. Manaslu, Nepal
– 26,781 feet, 8,163 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1978
Nanga Parbat
9. Nanga Parbat, Pakistan/India
– 26,657 feet, 8,125 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1997
Gasherbrum I
10. Gasherbrum I, Pakistan/China
– 26,470 feet, 8,068 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1997
Annapurna I
11. Annapurna I, Nepal
– 26,401 feet, 8,047 meters

Photo by Dave Hill, 1998
Broad Peak
12. Broad Peak, Pakistan/China
– 26,401 feet, 8,047 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1997
Shisha Pangma
13. Shisha Pangma, Tibet 
– 26,398 feet, 8,046 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1981
Gasherbrum II
14. Gasherbrum II, Pakistan/China
– 26,361 feet, 8,035 meters

Photo by Gerry Roach, 1997
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