Ganesh Himal Expedition (7429m. )
Ganesh Himal expedition is one of the difficult and technical expeditons in Nepal. Ganesh Himal, a sub-range of the Himalayan mountain range, lies between the Budhi Gandaki and Trisuli Gandaki valleys, northwest of Kathmandu and east of Langtang Himal. Some of the peaks of Ganesh Himal lie on the border with Tibet. Thus climbing Ganesh Himal add mnore attraction of great views of Tibetan plateau. Although the peaks are of no height of more than 7500m. expedition on Ganesh Himal enjoys great vertical relief over the nearby valleys, specially Ganesh II & Ganesh III . The highest peak in Ganesh Himal is Ganesh I ( Yangra ). Although the peak was first attempted by H. W. Tilman’s team back in 1950, the first successful Ganesh Himal climbing took place in 1955 by a Franco-Swiss Expedition team via the Southeast Face and Ridge.
Expedition on Ganesh II ( Ganesh NW ) is notable for its exceptional steep rise above local terrain rising 5800m. from Burhi Gandaki in a horizontal distance of about 16 km. There were several unsuccessful attempts on this peak from 1950s and finally summited in 1981 via Northeast Spur and North Face.