Q Life Magazine Issue 7 - Page 42

Issue 7 Qataris Abroad The eight- thousanders The eight-thousanders are a group of fourteen mountains on Earth whose peaks lie 8,000 metres (26,247 ft) above sea level in the so-called death zone, where there is not enough oxygen for humans to breathe. Located in the Himalayas and Karakoram mountain ranges of Asia, these peaks are highly coveted in the mountaineering world. 42 43