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.
|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Nearest major airport:||Kathmandu|
|Convenient Center:||Namche Bazar|