The Most Treacherous Mountains In The World
If you enjoy extreme activities and have never climbed a mountain then you should consider doing so. The amazing thing is that each mountain presents a unique experience so far from the other. A majority of the mountains are famous for their beauty and altitude. However, some of them offer danger like no other. With many lives having been lost to the dangerous slopes and unforgiving weather, there is, even more, reason why as you seek pleasure, that you be cautious as well.
Mount Blanc Massif is a perilous mountain because it has frequent rock slides and a very high altitude. The one hundred deaths per year death rate makes it the most hazardous. This is the highest mortality rate ever recorded.
Mount Annapurna which is located in Nepal has been very hazardous to those who have climbed it. The mere fact that in Nepal this is the most dangerous mountain given that Nepal has many other dangerous mountains. With a height of over 26,000 feet, Annapurna is quite tall. Several climbers have lost their lives in an attempt to reach the summit. It 41% death rate makes it the second most dangerous in the world.
As part of the Himalayas, the K2 Mountain is a force to reckon with. Very few climbers have been able to come to the summit given that the Himalayas can be extremely cold added to the fact that the mountain is full of unstable ice pillars, glaciers, and steep climbs. Up to 2004, only two women had been able to climb this mountain with 18 years between the climbs, which is startling when compared to those who have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. No other woman who tried to climb this mountain, has lived to tell their story.
Nanga Parbat is also one among the most dangerous mountain in the world. It has dangerous features like the steep slopes and ice ridge that serves as an obstacle to climbers. The first man to ever reach the summit did so in 1953. The fifth mountain the list of the most dangerous mountains in the world is Kanchenjunga, located in India’s and Nepal’s border. It’s deceiving beauty can cause many to climb it unaware of the danger that lurks within. It’s icy avalanches have been the cause of many lost lives. As the years go by, it continues to be the reason for the deaths of many climbers.
Be very cautious as you climb any of these mountains so that you do not lose your life or get hurt when you can avoid it by following all the safety precaution and preparing adequately.