Mountain

Lhotse (8 516 m / 27 940 ft)

Parent Range: Himalaya
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Summit(s): Lhotse (8 516 m /27 940 feet), Lhotse Shar (8 386 m /27 513 feet), Lhotse-Middle Summit (8 410 m /27 592 feet)
Elevation: 8 516 m / 27 940 ft
Cost of climbing: N/D
Image of Lhotse (8 516 m / 27 940 ft)
Credit: www.mountainprofessor.com

Facts

Mountain Name(s): Lhotse, Лхоцзе, Lhotse, Lotsė, Лхоцзе, لہوٹسے, ローツェ, 洛子峰, 로체, Вайли
Elevation: 8 516 m / 27 940 ft
Summit(s): Lhotse (8 516 m /27 940 feet), Lhotse Shar (8 386 m /27 513 feet), Lhotse-Middle Summit (8 410 m /27 592 feet)
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Location: Asia, China: (Tibet Autonomous Region), Nepal: (Far Western)
Starting Point: 27°57'41.264''N
86°56'1.477''E
Parent Range: Himalaya
Range: Mahalangur Himal
First Ascent: 18/5/1958  Ernst Reiss (Switzerland), Fritz Luchsinger (Switzerland)
Geology: Tectonic
Snow line: 5 000 m / 16 404 ft
Prominence: 610 m / 2 001 ft
Isolation: 3 m / 2 ft
Climbing Season(s): 01 Sep-15 Nov;
01 Apr-31 May;
Nearst
Airport(s):
Katmandu International ()
Convenience Center(s): Namche Bazar
National
Park(s):
Sagarmatha National Park

Location

Asia, China: (Tibet Autonomous Region), Nepal: (Far Western)
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$ 1487.00
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Activity type:Hiking

Difficulty: Moderate/ Challenging

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Location: Nepal

$ 1750.00
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Route

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Location: Asia, Nepal: Central Region

Claimed by: 4 people

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Location: Asia, Nepal: Central Region

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Location: Asia, Nepal: Far Western

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    Lhotse – is a technically difficult peak, which attracts experience climbers. Traverse to the summit of Everest to Lhotse still undone. South wall of Lhotse is a challenge for top athletes and included in the list of "outstanding issues" of modern mountaineering (along with the western wall of Makalu, Jannu north wall, and the like).
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    Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on Earth (after Mount Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga). The mountain has three ribs, pointed main peak, and two vertices on the western ridge. Lhotse is connected to Everest via the pass South Col (7906 m). Lhotse main summit only 610 m above the pass. The western flank of Lhotse is known as the steep Lhotse Face. Classic climbing route on Lhotse Main passes through the snow- ice couloir Northwest mountainside, and was laid by the Swiss expedition in 1956. The Lhotse standard climbing route follows the same path as Everest's South Col route up to the Yellow Band beyond Camp 3.
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    Located in Khumbu-Himal region, 150 km from Kathmandu, 30 km from Namche-Bazzar, 3 km from Everest. The Nepalese- Tibetan border comes across the peak.
  • Getting There Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Flight with a small plane from Kathmandu to Lukla (2866м), where the trek to base camp begins. Namche Bazar (3440m) - Tengboche (3867m) - Feriche (4243m) - Lobuche (4930m) - Base Camp Lhotse.
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    Permits are required. You can arrange all the permits via touristic agency. Or in Nepal Mountaineering Association.
  • Did You Know Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Prior to 1953, there are wasn’t any attempts to climb Lhotse,

    because the mountain was mistaken for "south peak of Everest.

    In fact, its name translates from Tibetan – as “South Peak”.

    Lhotse Middle was first climbed in 2001 by three groups

    of Russian climbers. At the time it was the last
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    Fewest numbers of routes are laid to the peak of Lhotse,

    compared with the other major peaks above 8,000 meters.

     

    Legendary Reynhold Messner called Lhotse South Face "Wall

    XXI Century". The only expedition that conquered Lhotse Main

    on this wall - Soviet expedition in the 90s.

     

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Last update: Anastasia Pivnyuk (06 Nov 2016) • History

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