Alpinism questions This is a list of recently added questions about alpinism. Play alpinism quiz and see all the questions. 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 23% in Italyin Italy22in Austriain Austria9in Australiain Australia14in New Zealandin New Zealand14mountains 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: Tschuka average 64% Bhutan and ChinaBhutan and China522Nepal and BhutanNepal and Bhutan1882Nepal and ChinaNepal and China9599Nepal and IndiaNepal and India2807Himalayas 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: Tschuka very hard 29% AnnapurnaAnnapurna1116K2K22020Mount EverestMount Everest330LhotseLhotse333Nepal 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: Tschuka very hard 22% from Switzerlandfrom Switzerland1237from Francefrom France156from Germanyfrom Germany735from Italyfrom Italy630culture 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: Tschuka very hard 21% MatterhornMatterhorn97GrossglocknerGrossglockner57EigerEiger45Grandes JorassesGrandes Jorasses11Europe 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: Tschuka very hard 34% Nepal and ChinaNepal and China3242Bhutan and NepalBhutan and Nepal1472China and PakistanChina and Pakistan3666India and NepalIndia and Nepal2104borders 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: Ninjaiaverage 68% K2K2924Broad PeakBroad Peak117ShishapangmaShishapangma146Nanga ParbatNanga Parbat166geography 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 41% K-2K-22908MatterhornMatterhorn3675Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy593Mount McKinleyMount McKinley1640Switzerland 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 Kodamahard 59% HillaryHillary1897NorgayNorgay1285it is not knownit is not known5669Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner659climbing riddles » This double peaked volcano is the highest mountain of a certain country. Which one?Russia. Two characteristic peaks of Mt Elbrus have two volcano craters. The eastern peak has an enormous crater 250m in diameter. Created by: MarcusXhard 48% IndonesiaIndonesia3943RussiaRussia11251ArgentinaArgentina4859AustriaAustria2945geography of Russia riddles » Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.