Lhotse also well known as “South Peak” is the 4ht highest mountain in the world of 8516m above the sea level. It is long ease west crest is located immediately south if Mt. Everest and the summit of the two mountains are connected by the South Col, a vertical ridge that never drops below 8000m. Lhotse sometimes is mistakenly identified as the south peak of the Mt. Everest.
The main summit of Lhotse was fist climbed on May 18 1956 by the Swiss team of Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger from Swiss Mount Everest/ Lhotse expedition. This peak is quite famous for its tremendous and dramatic south face, the face raise 3.2 km within 2.25km horizontal distance making the steepest face of this size in the world.
- Activity: Expedition
- Duration: 54 Days
- Grade: Hard
- Highest Alt: (8516m./27940ft.)
- Trek Type: Hotel / Tea house Trek / Camping Trek
- Best Season: Spring (March to May)
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