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9 Most Dangerous Mountains In The World For Climbing

#4. Nanga Parbat, Gilgit-Baltistan 8,126 metres (26,657 ft.)

 Nanga Parbat, Gilgit-Baltistan (26,657 ft.)

Known affectionately as the Man Eater, this craggy monster in Kashmir is an enormous ridge of rock and ice. On the southern side is the largest mountain face on earth, the 15,000 foot Rupal Face. The difficulty of these routes has earned the mountain the nickname “The Man Eater.”The peak is the ninth highest in the world and its southern side features the tallest mountain face on the planet. Nanga Parbat claimed 31 lives before it was conquered by Austrian Herman Buhl in 1953.

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