Annapurna ( 8091m/26547ft) is the first eight thousand metre peak to be climbded. The story of the first ascent remains one of the most gripping and distrubing in Himalayan literature.
1950 EXPEDITION GROUP
The french team made the flanks of Dhaulagiri, but they decided to turn theie attentions to Annapurna .The map were Wrong , and the scouts looking at the northern approaches crossed the west and east. luck was with them , and almost immediatly they found the only best way into the mirist khola, North Annapurna Glacier , that proviked lionel, Terray to write such a fantastic stroke that it seemed impossible. that she would abandon us again.
He was not fully right, although Fortune did favour the French as far as the summit. in the morning 3 june Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal, climbing without oxygen, reached the summit eight hours.
So nowdays Annapurna Region trek is most famous trekking Destination in the Lonely planet Every year .