Los 14 Ochomiles del Planeta


The 14 Eight Thousand of the Planet

If you are familiar with the term "eight thousand" it is because you are a mountain lover and perhaps you have already reached many peaks, and if you are not and you have reached this far, surely you are passionate about the highest peaks high above the earth and that you dream of reaching them. So whether it serves you to remember once again the great natural colossi of the earth or whether it serves you to discover them, here are the 14 eight-thousanders in the world.

If you are a neophyte in the matter, you still wonder, and what are the eight thousand? The eight thousand are nothing more and nothing less than the term used in the world of mountaineering to refer to the 14 independent mountains whose summit is more than 8,000 meters above sea level, that is, on top of the earth. , on the roof of the world.

If you are not a very good level climber, you will surely not have it easy to reach the sky of the world, but what is certain is that you will find these peaks quickly, they are all in the same part of the world , in the Himalayas and Karakórúm mountain ranges, that is, all of them in Asia.

Before going on to describe the names of these beautiful kings of the earth, of these enormous masses that connect the earth with the sky, we are going to discover some curiosities about the eight thousand: for example, did you know that the The first attempt to reach an eight thousand was made by two British in the already distant 1895? And did you know that this attempt ended in failure? However, the attempt by two Frenchmen in 1950: Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal was successful, since they achieved the first ascent to an eight-thousander, specifically topped Ananapurna.

Other interesting curiosities in relation to the eight-thousanders, for example, can be found in the data that indicates that it was in 1986 when a person, specifically Reinhold Messner, reached the top of the 14 eight-thousanders and did so in all of them without the support of the oxygen.

Do you want to know the names of the 14 eight-thousanders? Well, you can see them below:

  1. Everest
  2. K2
  3. Kangchenjunga
  4. Lhotse
  5. Makalu
  6. Cho Oyu
  7. Dhaulagiri
  8. Manaslu
  9. Nanga Parbat
  10. Annapurna
  11. Gasherbrum II
  12. Broad Peak
  13. Sisha Pangma
  14. Gasherbrum II

Here they are, these are the names that will take you to the top, that will make you feel on top, and that will make all other challenges seem small to you. Here you have the 14 magnificent mountains, and pay attention: this does not mean that there are not other tops in the world that are also very interesting to climb, but without a doubt the 14 eight-thousanders are on another level, they are at the level of great experts, desirous of reaching the top and feeling nature and life at its best, are within the reach of a privileged few, how are you?