Cho Polu

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Strange-shaped peak, between

Lhotse (8501m) and Makalu (8463m); close to

Everest. The easiest approach is from the Barunglacier, over the east ridge. Directly to the west; on the

other side of the Lhotse-Shar-glacier rises Imja

Tse, or Island Peak (6173m); this is a much more crowded summit.

Elevation (feet): 21,965
Elevation (meters): 6,695
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.919167
Longitude: 86.981944
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu
Convenient Center: Namche Bazar

Thanks to Frank Verwijs and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

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  • Log #12396 - by Markus Walter on Feb 26, 2002
    The Ministry of Tourism certified the first ascent to our succesful climb. And Mrs. Hawley did the same first. After intensive investigation we noted, that there could be one earlier ascent, probably...