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Makaru Mountain

The fifth highest peak, the Makaru Mountain is 8,463 meters above sea level and its straight distance to Mt. Qomulangma is 24 kilometers. Its northern slope is in China while the southern slope in Nepal. The mountain has five ridges. The Weifeng Peak on the southeast ridge is the highest, being 8,010 meters above sea level. In the valleys and slopes are glaciers. Snow slides or icefalls always happen in the cracks of the saw-shaped cliffs.

(The recommended itinerary: The coverage from New Tingri to Yupar Town via Parco is 120 kilometers. Going southward along the Ganma Zangbo Valley, you need to take a yak from Yupar to Shajitang mountaineering camp on the northeast foot of Makaru Mountain with an elevation of 3,600 meters. The extensive camp has enough water sources.)

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