Makalu Climbing Routes

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 2,066 total views Mount Makalu is one of the highest peaks in the world at 8,463 meters (27,470 feet). It is located in the Himalayas and is considered one of the most difficult climbs in all of Asia. The name Makalu means “great” or “mighty” in Tibetan and Sanskrit. The word “makalu” is derived from the Tibetan word “ma-ka-lu”, which means “to protect from falling down”. The meaning of “Makalu” comes from its shape as a pyramid. The summit of Mt. Makalu has a flat top about 210 meters by 100…

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