Himalayas questions This is a list of recently added questions about Himalayas. Play Himalayas quiz and see all the questions. What is the toughest mountain to climb?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. It is more difficult and hazardous to reach the peak of K2 from the Chinese side, so it is usually climbed from the Pakistani side.Created by: Tschukavery easy 80% Mount EverestMount Everest226KangchenjungaKangchenjunga216MakaluMakalu51K2K22071mountains 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 China535Nepal and BhutanNepal and Bhutan1911Nepal and ChinaNepal and China9890Nepal and IndiaNepal and India2867alpinism 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 29% AnnapurnaAnnapurna1185K2K22094Mount EverestMount Everest340LhotseLhotse346Nepal riddles » Which pair of climbers made the first winter ascent of Mount Everest?Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy. On February 17, 1980, Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki, as the first alpinists in history, won the highest mountain in the world in winter - Mount Everest (8850 m). A 20-person, national expedition was led by the precursor of the winter himalism, Andrzej Zawada.Created by: Tschukahard 47% Jerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej CzokJerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej Czok645Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek CichyKrzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy1197Reinhold Messner i Peter HabelerReinhold Messner i Peter Habeler452Andrzej Zawada i Andrzej HeinrichAndrzej Zawada i Andrzej Heinrich231climbing riddles » What is the name of the second highest peak in the Himalayas?Kangchenjunga. Mount Kangchenjunga lies about 125 km (78 mi) east-south-east of Mount Everest. It is the second highest mountain of the Himalayas. Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga Created by: Tschukavery hard 27% KangchenjungaKangchenjunga305LhotseLhotse110K2K2529AnnapurnaAnnapurna179records 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 Switzerland1247from Francefrom France159from Germanyfrom Germany742from Italyfrom Italy636culture 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 35% Nepal and ChinaNepal and China3296Bhutan and NepalBhutan and Nepal1491China and PakistanChina and Pakistan3848India and NepalIndia and Nepal2133borders 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 71% K2K21135Broad PeakBroad Peak121ShishapangmaShishapangma156Nanga ParbatNanga Parbat181geography riddles » What is the meaning of "Druk Jul", the official name of Bhutan?The country of dragon. The dragon (druk) is the symbol of Bhutan. "The kingdom of dragon" is the title of anthem, the king is called "The Dragon king".Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaeasy 74% The house of BuddaThe house of Budda2303The Dark gulfThe Dark gulf651The Iron gatesThe Iron gates1377The country of dragonThe country of dragon12665dragons 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% HillaryHillary1947NorgayNorgay1313it is not knownit is not known5834Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner672mountains riddles » Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.