Masters of The Universe: A Look at the World’s Highest Mountains


Countdown: The Eight-Thousanders

No two numbers enthral avid mountaineers more than 8,000 and 14. Earth’s 14 mountains taller than 8,000 metres weed out the most ambitious from the merely enthusiastic, and the most tenacious from the easily contented – and conquering them is the ultimate pinnacle of lifetime achievement. Here’s a chart listing all the highest peaks on Earth and beyond!

For all things mobile, check out the rest of this article in our special issue on the Environment (Asian Geographic No.104 Issue 3/2014 ) here or download a digital copy here


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