Elevation (feet): 23,710
Elevation (meters): 7,227
Continent: Asia
Country: China
Range/Region: Central Nepal Himalaya
Latitude: 28.05
Longitude: 86.9667
Best months for climbing: Sep, Oct, Nov
Year first climbed: 1935, from West
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu (Nepal), Lhasa (Tibet)

Thanks to Frank Verwys for adding this peak.

Khathaphu peak is one of the lesser-known peaks of the Everest-area. The peak was first ascended from the East-Rongbuk glacier, the route the first expeditions to Everest used. (Everest North-Col route, Mallory) This peak is situated north of the Kangshung-valley with the majestic peaks Everest, Lhotse, Chomolonzo and Makalu.

Thanks to Frank Verwys for this description.


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