Alpinism questions This is a list of recently added questions about alpinism. Play alpinism quiz and see all the questions. What is the world's highest mountain outside of the Himalayas-Karakoram range?Tirich Mir (7 708 m) is the highest mountain of the Hindu Kush range located in Chitral District of Pakistan. The mountain was first climbed on 21 July 1950 by a Norwegian expedition consisting of Arne Næss, P. Kvernberg, H. Berg, and Tony Streather.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% Kongur TaghKongur Tagh54Tirich MirTirich Mir140NoshaqNoshaq84Gongga ShanGongga Shan41mountains riddles » Where are the Southern Alps located?In New Zealand. The Southern Alps is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the range's western side. Its tallest peak is Mount Cook, the highest point in New Zealand at 3,724 metres.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 26% in Italyin Italy137in Austriain Austria41in Australiain Australia69in New Zealandin New Zealand91geography riddles » At the borders of which countries lies Mount Everest?Nepal and China. Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between China (Tibet Autonomous Region) and Nepal runs across its summit point. Created by: Tschukaaverage 65% Bhutan and ChinaBhutan and China556Nepal and BhutanNepal and Bhutan1963Nepal and ChinaNepal and China10494Nepal and IndiaNepal and India2982Himalayas riddles » "World’s Deadliest Mountain" is ...Annapurna. The Annapurna peaks are among the world's most dangerous mountains to climb, although in more recent history, using only figures from 1990 and after, Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate.By March 2012, there had been 191 summit ascents of Annapurna I Main, and 61 climbing fatalities on the mountain. This fatality-to-summit ratio (32%) is the highest of any of the eight-thousanders. In October 2014, at least 43 people were killed as a result of snowstorms and avalanches on and around Annapurna, in Nepal's worst ever trekking disaster. Created by: Tschukavery hard 31% AnnapurnaAnnapurna1341K2K22229Mount EverestMount Everest352LhotseLhotse358Nepal riddles » Where is Reinhold Messner from? (known climber)From Italy. Reinhold Messner is an Italian mountaineer, from Italian province of South Tyrol. He made the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, along with Peter Habeler, and was the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level. Created by: Tschukavery hard 22% from Switzerlandfrom Switzerland1272from Francefrom France162from Germanyfrom Germany759from Italyfrom Italy653culture riddles » Which mountain in Alps is famous for its north face "Nordwand"?Eiger. The most notable feature of the Eiger is its 1,800-metre-high (5,900 ft) north face of rock and ice, named Eigerwand or Nordwand, which is the biggest north face in the Alps. The Eiger has been highly publicized for the many tragedies involving climbing expeditions. Created by: Tschukavery hard 21% MatterhornMatterhorn137GrossglocknerGrossglockner78EigerEiger63Grandes JorassesGrandes Jorasses14Europe riddles » K2 lies on the border of ...China and Pakistan. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest,It is on the border between China and Pakistan. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the extreme difficulty of ascent. It has the second-highest fatality rate among the eight thousanders. With around 300 successful summits and 77 fatalities, about one person dies on the mountain for every four who summit.Created by: Tschukavery hard 36% Nepal and ChinaNepal and China3422Bhutan and NepalBhutan and Nepal1533China and PakistanChina and Pakistan4196India and NepalIndia and Nepal2205borders riddles » Which of the highest peaks of the world has never been climbed during winter?K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest, at 8,611 metres above sea level. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the extreme difficulty of ascent. It has the second-highest fatality rate among the eight thousanders and has never been climbed during winter.Created by: Ninjaieasy 74% K2K21696Broad PeakBroad Peak143ShishapangmaShishapangma185Nanga ParbatNanga Parbat258geography riddles » What is the name of this mountain?Matterhorn. Sometimes referred to as the Mountain of Mountains, the Matterhorn has become an iconic emblem of the Swiss Alps and of the Alps in general. Since the end of the 19th century, when railways were built in the area, the mountain has attracted increasing numbers of visitors and climbers. Each year, numerous mountaineers try to climb the Matterhorn.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 42% K-2K-23023MatterhornMatterhorn4014Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy633Mount McKinleyMount McKinley1721Switzerland riddles » Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to climb Mt Everest. But which of them was the first to step on the summit?It is not known. After the success, journalists were persistently repeating the question which of the two men had the right to the glory of being the first one, and who was merely the second, the follower. Colonel Hunt, the expedition leader, declared, "They reached it together, as a team."Created by: Daisuke Kodamaaverage 60% HillaryHillary2031NorgayNorgay1360it is not knownit is not known6218Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner701climbing riddles » Play alpinism quiz and see all the questions.