Shishapangma: The 8000ers / eight-thousanders are the only mountains with a death zone, where the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere is insufficient to sustain human life, therefore called the death zone. About 30% of the oxygen you find at sea level. They are all are located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in China, India, Nepal and Pakistan and are the only mountains in the world over 8,000 meters.
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Not all climbers and mountaineers have the advantage and access to the mountains. We look west, east, north, south envying those that get to climb each weekend and benefits from a life at altitude however there’s something to be mentioned for living on sea level. Mountain Training is about being creative.
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We all love to read. Reading expands our knowledge and make us dream about the future and where it may take us. Mtxplore have a taste in books about Mountaineering and Expeditions. Check out our Top 10 Expedition Books.
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