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|
There is one trip report for Cho Polu.
- Log #12396 - by Markus Walter on Feb 26, 2002The 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...