Seven Of The World’s Most Treacherous Climbs

While pretty in postcards and from afar, always think twice before attempting to tackle these treacherous climbs:

The World’s Most Treacherous Climbs: Annapurna, Nepal

Most Treacherous Climbs Annapurna Mountain of Nepal

Ranked the tenth highest mountain in world, the icy peaks of Annapurna are the most statistically treacherous climbs in the world. Since 1950 – Annapurna’s first ascent – a total of 153 people have attempted the climb. Out of those 153, 58 have died in their effort. The summit to fatality ratio is the highest in the world.

Most Treacherous Climbs Annapurna

Annapurna Mountain Photograph

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Mount Thor: Earth’s Greatest Vertical Drop

Mount Thor Photograph

Mount Thor is a mountain with an elevation of 1,675 meters (5,495 feet) located in Auyuittuq National Park on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. Mount Thor is famous for having Earth’s greatest purely vertical drop at 1,250 meters (4,101 feet) at an average angle of 105 degrees.

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