Since 1950, around 25,000 summit climbs have been attempted on peaks in the Himalayas with more than 900 people dying in the attempt. More people have died on Everest than on any other Himalayan mountain but it is not the most deadly peak in the range. Lesser-known Nepalese mountains all have a higher historical ratio of summit attempts to climbers not making it home. Read related article

Source: The Himalayan Database | Richard Johnson/The Washington Post April 24, 2014
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