24 May 2016 admin
Mt Dhaulagiri[8,176M] is one of the famous Himalayan rage of Nepal. It is above 8,000m peak. The Dhaulagiri name is derived from the Sanskrit word- Dhavala means white and Giri means peak is gives name white peak.The seventh highest mountain in the world and the highest mountain located entirely within Nepal. This is in the north central Nepal.Mountain was first climbed by Swiss expedition team in 1960. In the early 1800s, this mountain was first discovered by British surveyor in India. this mountain remained unknown for the rest of the world till 1949. The French mount Annapurna expedition got permission to climb either Annapurna or Dhaulagiri in 1950. They decided to climb in Annapurna after the exploration of Dhaulagiri . The Swiss party failed to climb in 1953 and so did the Argentine group after a year.
After the failure of four expedition attempts, the Swiss expedition team with eight members in the team climbed in the summit in 1960. While climbing the mountain, one should go through the twisty route around the peak from the Tukuche over Dhampu pass.The expedition was first completed by Swiss Pilatus porter aircraft. The ‘Yeti’ is landed on the north east side of the route, situated at the height of 5977m. At the end of expedition, the plane was crashed near Dhampus pass and the pilot including other walked down to the mountain to Tukuche.