Tag: Mahalangur Himalaya

Changtse

Changtse Changtse stands directly north of Mount Everest between the Main Rongbuk and East Rongbuk Glaciers in Tibet, China. In Tibetan, the name “Changtse” translates to “north peak.” It stands just north of the border with Nepal and east of Rongbu Bingchuan, also known as “Rongbuk” Glacier, Lombak Glacier, and Ice Tallinn. Country: China Mountain Range: …

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Chomo Lonzo

Chomo Lonzo (珠穆隆索峰, Zhūmùlóngsuǒ Fēng) Chomo-Lonzo means “bird goddess,” and when viewed from the east, the mountain resembles an eagle with spread wings. Chomo Lonzo lies in in Tibet, northeast of Makalu in the Mahalangur or Khumbu Himalayas. Other neighboring peaks include Lhotse and Mt Everest to the west, Baruntse and Hongku Chuli to the …

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Makalu

Makalu Makalu is known for being an isolated peak in the shape of a four-sided pyramid. It sits off the path of many of the region’s teahouse trails and is known for being incredibly difficult to climb, even for Edmund Hillary, Everest‘s first summiter, who failed to ascend Makalu twice! The trek to Makalu Base …

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Lhotse

Lhotse (ལྷོ་རྩེ) In Tibetan, Lhotse means “South Peak,” likely getting its name from being connected to the South Col, which is a sharp pass between Mount Everest and Lhotse. It is a challenging climb, like Everest, and mountaineers can access both Lhotse and Everest from one base camp if desired. Countries: Nepal, China Lhotse’s summit …

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Chamlang

Chamlang Chamlang sits by Mount Makalu in the Nepalese Himalayas. Country: Nepal Mountain Range: Mahalangur Himalaya Height: 24,019 feet / 7,321 meters First Ascent: 1961 Fun Fact: Chamlang is the 79th highest peak in the world. Photos