Climbing. For one, a dream, the other a terrifying adventure. Climbing a mountain is often an ordeal and costs every year thousands of climbers life. Below you can read about the most dangerous mountains in the world.
In 1858, for the first time an attempt to climb.’s 3970 meter high mountain Eiger in the Swiss Alps But it did no one to explain. The toughest climb the north side This happened only eighty years later, in 1938. From 1935, several daredevils tried an attempt to reach the summit. Unfortunately had 64 climbers pay for this with death. The northern side of the Eiger has nothing for nothing nicknamed Murder Wall and is so dangerous because it is technically a difficult climb with a high risk of falling rocks.
The ten second highest mountain in the world is no less than 8091 meters high. During the ascent of Annapurna in Nepal are deceased around 60 people. Only 157 climbers have reached the top. The ascent via the south wall is considered the toughest. The first successful climb through that side was in 1970, while the mountain was climbed twenty years earlier. In 1987 made a couple Poland the first climb during the winter and in 2007, the Slovenian climber Tomaž Humar the first solo ascent via the south wall.
When you go climbing, which is located in the Pakistani Karakoram Range, the infamous K2 then there is a good chance you will not survive. For every four climbers reaching the summit, there dies namely during the climb. Around the summit, extreme storms, which often take several days. Hence, the K2 also the rugged mountain is called. The first successful climb was in 1954 and it took until 1977 before it was matched.
Maybe not as challenging as the giants of the Himalayas, but the Mont Blanc, which lies on the border between France and Italy, many more climbers perished. Just because the mountain is so popular, more people try to climb it. This has cost 8,000 lives.
5. Nanga Parbat
This mountain in the Gilgit-Baltistanregio Pakistan is 8126 meters above sea level, making it the ninth highest mountain in the world. As with the K2 climbers have mainly technical problems, the lives of dozens of daredevils took. The first successful expedition in 1953.