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Mountains are part of natural resource and most countries, even those wealthy with mineral resources derive fees and income from permits to climb special mountains like Denali in the USA or Aconcagua in Argentina. For Nepalese government fees are an important part of export income.
The government of Nepal has developed new policies regulating climbing and mountaineering within Nepal. At the same time new peaks were open to climbing. There are currently 326 peaks open for climbing including 20 royalty free peaks. Climbing peaks have been divided in 3 categories: A, B and C.

Category A:

There are 22 peaks open to Nepalese expeditions or joint Nepalese-Foreign expeditions consisting of at least 3 Nepalese members;

Category B:

Peaks open to Foreign expeditions only after they have been climbed by Nepalese or joint Nepalese-Foreign expedition;

Category C:

Unrestricted peaks open to any expedition.

22 Peaks opened for Nepalese expeditions or join Nepalese and foreign Expeditions consisting at least three Nepalese members

Number Name of the Peak and Mountain Altitude in Meter Administrative Zone
1. Hrikuti 6364M Dhaulagiri
2. Bhemdang Ri 6150M Bagmati
3. Bhairab Takura (Madiya Peak) 6799M Bagmati
4. Chamar 7187M Gandaki
5. Changla 6563M Karnali
6. Dorje Lhakpa 6966M Bagmati
7. Ganchenpo 6387 M Bagmati
8. Gandharava 6248 M Gandaki
9. Gurja Himal 7193 M Dhaulagiri
10. Ri Gurkarpa 6891 M Bagmati
11. Kang Gyachung 7952M Sagarmatha
12. Gyalzen Peak 6151 M Bagmati
13. Jongsang Peak 7483 M Mechi
14. Karyolung 6511 M Sagarmatha
15. Kirat Chuli(Tent Peak) 7365 M Bagmati
16. Langtang Ri 7205 M Bagmati
17. Leonpa Gang (Big White Peak) 6979 M Bagmati
18. Nala Kankar 6062 M Karnali
19. Nepal Peak 6910 M Mechi
20. Ohmi Kanga 6829 M Mechi
21. Phurbi Chyachu 6631 M Bagmati
22. Urknmang 6151 M Bagmati

B. Peaks opened to foreign expeditions only when they have been climbed by Nepalese and foreign joint expedition

Number Name of the Peak and Mountain Altitude in Meter Administrative Zone
1. Bobaye 6808 M Mahakali
2. Ganesh (Yangra) 7429 M Bagmati
3. Jethi Bahurani 6850 M Mahakali
4. Khang Sar Kang 7485 M Gandaki

C. Peaks opened for foreign expeditions

Number Name of the Peak and Mountain Altitude in Meter Administrative Zone
1. Ama Dablam 6812M Sagarmatha
2. Annapurna I 8091M Gandaki
3. Annapurna II 7937 M Gandaki
4. Annapurna III 7555 M Gandaki
5. Annapurna IV 7525 M Gandaki
6. Annapurna South 7219 M Gandaki
7. Api Himal 7132 M Mahakali
8. Api West 7100 M Darchula
9. Barun Tse 7129 M Kashi
10. Baudha 6672 M Gankdaki
11. Chamlang 7319 M Sagarmatha Barun
12. Cheo Himal 6820 M Gandaki
13. Chobuje 6685 M Janakpur
14. Cholatse 6440 M Sagarmatha
15. Cho-oyu 8201 M Sagarmatha
16. Cho polu 6711 M Sagarmatha
17. Churen 7371 M Dhaulagiri
18. Dhampus 6012 M Dhaulagiri
19. Dhaulagiri I 8167 M Dhaulagiri
20. Dhaulagiri II 7751 M Dhaulagari
21. Dhaulagiri III 7715M Dhaulagiri
22. Dhaulagiri IV 7661 M Dhaulagiri
23. Drangang Ri 6801 M Janakpur
24. Dhaulagiri V 7618 M Dhaulagiri
25. Dhaulagiri IV 7268 M Dhaulagiri
26. Fimkot West 6645 M Bajhang
27. Fimkot 6697 M Bajhang Humla
28. Ganesh IV (Pabil) 7052 M Bagmati
29. Ganesh II 7111 M Bagmati
30. Ganesh III (Salasungo) 7110 M Bagmati
31. Ganesh V 6986 M Bagmati
32. Gangapurna 7455 M Bagmati
33. Gauri Shanker 7134 M Janakpur
34. Gimigela Chuli 7350 M Mechi
35. Gyajikang 7038 M Gandaki
36. Himachuli E 7893 M Gandaki
37. Himchuli N. 7371 M Gandaki
38. Himchuli West 7540 M Gandaki
39. Himlung Himal 7126 M Gandaki
40. Hongde 6556 M Karnali
41. Jagdula Peak 5763 M Karnali
42. Kumbhakarna (Jannu) 7710 M Mechi
43. Kangbachen 7903M Mechi
44. Kagmara 5960 M Karnali
45. Kande Hiunchuli 6627 M Karnali
46. Kanchenjunga (Main) 8586 M Mechi
47. Kanchenjunga 8476 M Mechi
48. Kanchenjunga(South) 8476 M Mechi
49. Kang Guru 6981 M Gandaki
50. Kangtega(Kantega) 6779 M Sagarmatha
51. Kanjeralwa 6612 M Karnali
52. Kanijiroba (Main Peak) 6838 M Karnali
53. Khatang 6782 M Janakpur
54. Lamjung Himal 6918 M Gandaki
55. Langsisa Ri 6427 M Bagmati
56. Langtang Lirung 7234 M Bagmati
57. Lhotse 8516 M Sagarmatha
58. Lhotse Shar 8400 M Sagarmatha
59. Lobuje West 6145 M Sagarmatha
60. Lemgpa Peak 6954 M Mechi
61. Makalu I 8463 M Koshi
62. Makalu II (Kangchugtse) 7678 M Koshi
63. Manapathi 6380 M Dhaulagiri
64. Manaslu 8163 M Gandaki
65. Manaslu North 7157 M Gandaki
66. Nampa 6755 M Mahakali
67. Ngojumbakang 7743 M Sagarmatha
68. Nilgiri Central 6940 M Dhaulagiri
69. Nilgiri North 7061 M Dhaulagiri
70. Nilgiri South 6839 M Dhaulagiri
71. Numbur 6957 M Sagarmatha
72. Nuptse 7855 M Sagarmatha
73. Ngadi Chuli (Peak 29 Dakura) 7871 M Gandaki
74. Nampa South 6580 M Darchula/Bajhang
75. Patrasi 6450 M 6450 Karnali
76. Pumori 7161M Sagarmatha
77. Putha Hiunchuli 7246 M Dhaulagiri
78. Pathivara Chuli 7125 M Mechi
79. Pasang Lhamuh (Chuli Jasamba) 7351 M Sagarmatha
80. Raksha Urai 6593 M Bajhang
81. Saipal 7031 M Mahakali
82. Shantishikhar 7591 M Sagarmatha/Khumbu
83. Shartse 7459 M Sagarmatha
84. Sisne 5849 M Karnali
85. Sita Chuchura 6611 M Dhaulagiri
86. Saipal East 6882 M Bajhang
87. Surma-Sarovar North 6523 M Bajhang
88. Sagarmatha 8848 M Sagarmatha
89. Shey Shikhar 6139 M Karnali
90. Tawache 6501 M Sagarmatha
91. Thamserku 6623 M Sagarmatha
92. Tilicho peak 7134 M Gandaki
93. Tukuche Peak 6920 M Dhaulagir
94. Tripura Hiunchuli 6563 M Karnali
95. Tso Karpo 6518 M Dolpa
96. Tarke Kang 7193 M Gandaki
97. Varaha Shikhar (Fang) 7647 M Dhaulagiri
98. Yalung Kang 8505 M Mechi
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