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A mountain, 8,463 m (27,765 ft) high, in the Himalaya Mountains of northeast Nepal. It was first scaled in 1955.


(Placename) a massif in NE Nepal, on the border with Tibet in the Himalayas


(ˈmʌk əˌlu)

a mountain in the Himalayas, on the boundary between Nepal and Tibet. 27,790 ft. (8470 m).
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Noun1.Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
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Over into Nepal there are distant views of the Kangshung face of Everest, Makalu and Lhotse, as well as extensive views into Sikkim and Bhutan.
The bus hit one Bel Bahadur Thapa, 72, in front of the ticket counter Makalu bus sevice at Kalanki, according to police.
While attempting to traverse the entire Great Himalayan Trail, the world's longest and highest trekking trail, might be too ambitious, a 34-day Makalu and Everest trek, which forms part of the trail, is coming up courtesy World Expeditions.
Instead, in almost hushed tones, Breashears narrates while inter-cutting personal interviews with survivors Sandy Hill (formerly Sandy Pittman of whom Krakauer was particularly critical), Charlotte Fox, Makalu Gau (which Krakauer described as leader of an inexperienced Taiwanese team of climbers), Beck Weathers, and mountain guides Neal Beidleman and Michael Groom, among others.
Kitty Calhoun, the first woman to summit two Himalayan peaks - Makalu and Dhualagiri - will give a slide-illustrated presentation Friday in Eugene.
A sparkling clear journey across the world's highest peaks: Mount Everest, Lhoste, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, to name just a few including the Tibetan Plateau.
It also appears on an assorted appetizer platter titled Makalu ($19.
The reports narrate a tale of a German tourist paying off the rebels ''for the sake of my life and my family'' at the base camp of Makalu, the world's fifth tallest mountain at 8,481 meters.
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Everest with First Ascent Guide Melissa Arnot and will return to the Himalaya with Melissa later this month to climb Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world.
Makalu Travel and Tours USA Inc, a US-based luxury and adventure tour company offering trips to south Asia, has announced a special promotional Mountain Bike Tour from Lhasa, in Tibet, to Kathmandu in Nepal.
That night in the local village we stare at the stars and take in the silhouettes of nearby Lhotse and Makalu - the world's fourth and fifth highest peaks.