Highest Peak: Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) - (8848m / 29028ft)
First Ascent 1953 - Hillary and Tenzing
See Asia, for description

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
Postal Address: PO Box 1435, Kathmandu
Phone: +977-1-416278 (Fax)

Tourist Information: asiatravel.com/nepalinfo.html

Youth Hostels / Accommodation: www.hostels.com/np.html

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NMA grants permits for climbing the "trekking peaks". Permits for climbing major peaks are controlled by HMG Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Mountaineering Division, Kathmandu, Nepal. Fax: +977-1-227758.

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