Annapurna South and Hiunchuli Mountain

Photo Clicked on: March 24, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D

This view of Annapurna South(7219m) on the left and Hiunchuli Mountain(6441m) on the right is taken just after entering the welcome gate of Ghandruk Village. Situated towards northwest of Pokhara city, Ghandruk is a popular trekking destination of Nepal offering beautiful mountain views.

Annapurna South (also known as Annapurna Dakshin, or Moditse) was first climbed in 1964 by a Japanese expedition, via the North Ridge. The summit party comprised S. Uyeo and Mingma Tsering.

Hiunchuli is a satellite peak extending east from Annapurna South, Hiunchuli was first climbed in 1971 by an expedition led by U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer Craig Anderson.

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