Table 1 The mortality rate for mountaineers climbing above 6000 m in the Nepali Himalaya between 1990 and 20064
Peak altitude rangeIndividuals above base campDeaths above base campMortality rate (/100 individuals above base camp)
6000–649971200
6500–69994509340.75
7000–74993814481.26
7500–7999961111.14
8000–849993651161.23
8500–8850107801221.11
Total301413311.10
  • The mortality rate is calculated by dividing the number of deaths by the total number of individuals who have climbed above a designated base camp and multiplying by 100.