Annapurna I is the 10th highest mountain in the world at 8,091m of elevation. It was the first 8,000m peak to be climbed in 1950 by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal.
It was not summited until 1970 after 1950. In the autumn season of 1999, there were 120 team in Annapurna for the expedition, 106 climbers reached the summit but unfortunately 54 climbers never came back. This fatality to summit Mt. Annapurna I is very high which is about 38% and known as the highest of any of the 8,000m peaks. The south face of Annapurna is consider normal route to climb
In the Annapurna massif range there are six major peaks over 7,000m, they are as follows: Annapurna I 8,091m, Annapurna II 7,937m, Annapurna III 7,555m, Annapurna IV 7,525m, Gangapurna 7,455m, and Annapurna South 7,219m.