Top 10 difficult to climb peaks of world.

10. Puncak Jaya (Indonesia):

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It is the highest peak of Indonesia and 10th highest peak in the world. It was ascended in 1962 for the first time. Puncak Jaya or Carstensz Pyramid is the highest summit of Mount Jayawijaya or Mount Carstensz in the Sudirman Range of the western central highlands of Papua Province, Indonesia. Other summits are East Carstensz Peak, Sumantri and Ngga Pulu. The elevation of the peak is 16,024 feet. 

09. Vinson Massif (Antarctic Peninsula):

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Mount Vinson Massif is the highest peak in Antarctica with an altitude of  16,050 ft. It lies in the north part of Vinson Massif’s summit plateau in the south portion of the main ridge of the Sentinel Range about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of Hollister Peak. It was first climbed in 1966 Nicholas Clinch and party. It is highest peak of Antarctic Peninsula and the 8th highest peak in the world.

08. Pico de Orizaba (Mexico):

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The seventh highest peak of the world and highest in Mexico and 3rd highest mountain of North America. Pico de Orizaba, or Citlaltépetl is 5,636 metres (18,491 ft) high above sea level in the eastern end of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, on the border between the states of Veracruz and Puebla. It was climbed by William F. Raynolds and F. Maynard  first time in 1943.

07. Mount Logan (North America):

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19,551 feet high Mount Logan is the highest mountain in Canada and the second-highest peak in North America, after Denali. The mountain was named after Sir William Edmond Logan, a Canadian geologist and founder of the Geological Survey of Canada. Mount Logan was ascended in 1925 by A.H. MacCarthy.

06. Pico Cristóbal Colón (Colombia):

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Pico Cristóbal Colón is the tallest mountain in Colombia, with an estimated height of 5,700 metres (18,700 ft). It is the highest peak of Colombia and 6th highest peak of the world. It was climbed in 1939 by Wood, Bakerwell and Praolini.

05. Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania):

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World 5th highest peak is in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is a dormant volcanic mountain in Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania. It is the tallest mountain in Africa at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level.

04. Mount Mc. Kinley (USA, North America):

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World fourth highest peak is North america which is 20,320 feet high. It is located in Alaska and  is the tallest mountain peak in the United States and in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,320 feet (6,194 m) above sea level. It was climbed for the first time in 1913 by Hudson Stuck.

03. Aconcagua (Argentina):

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With a total altitude of 22,841′, Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia. By extension the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. It is located in Mendoza, Argentina. It was first time climbed in ‎1897 by; ‎Matthias Zurbriggen‎.

02. K2 Godwin Austin (Pakistan):

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K2 is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest and is located on the border of Pakistan and China. It is also known as the Savage Mountain due to the difficulty of ascent and the second-highest fatality rate among the “eight thousanders” for those who climb it. An Italian expedition finally succeeded in ascending to the summit of K2 via theAbruzzi Spur on 31 July 1954. The expedition was led by Ardito Desio, and the two climbers who reached the summit were Lino Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni.

01. Mount Everest (Himalaya Range, China and Nepal):

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The highest peak of Asia as well as of the world, located in the high ranges of Himalaya Mountain. Mount Everest or Qomolangma is the highest mountain in the world, with a peak at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level. It is also the tallest mountain in the world from base to peak. Mount Everest is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. The international border between China and Nepal. It was ascended for the first time in 2004 by Robert Jen.

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