Lhotse Expedition (8,516m)

Lhotse Expedition (8,516m)

lhotseMt. Lhotse is located between the Khumbu region of Nepal and Tibet at the longitude: 86.56.03 and latitude: 27.57.45. It is the fourth highest mountain in the Himalayas of the world. Its long east-west crest is located to the south of Mount Everest and the summits of the two mountains are connected to the South Col. Sometimes it is mistakenly has been identified as the south peak of the Everest massif. Mt. Lhotse was first climbed in 1956 as an alternative route towards the summit of Everest. In addition to the main summit, there are two subsidiary peaks; Lhotse Shar 8383m and Lhotse Middle (East) 8,414 m. Mt. Lhotse is best known for its proximity to Mount Everest and the fact that climbers ascending the standard route on that peak spend some time on its northwest face and its tremendous south face. The south face has been the scene of many failed attempts, some notable fatalities and very few ascents

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Fact of Lhotse Expedition

Name of Expedition: 

Lhotse Expedition

Elevation:

8,516m (27,940ft)

Location:

Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China

Range:

Mahalangur Himal

Rating:

Highly Adventurous

Rank:

4th World Highest Peak 

Grade:

Strenuous & Difficult

Activities:

Trekking and Mountaineering

Minimum Altitude:

2,640m

Maximum Altitude:

8,516m

Season:

April to May

Transportation:

Private vehicle and domestic plane

Duration:

58 Days

Entry Point:

Lukla

Exit Point:

Lukla

Walking hours per day:

5 to 7 Hours

Group Size:

Longitude: 

Latitude:

2 to 15 Persons

86.56.03 
 

 27.57.45