Gokyo Ri

Elevation (feet): 17,519
Elevation (meters): 5,357
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.962089
Longitude: 86.683214
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Oct, Nov
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu
Convenient Center: Namche Bazaar

Thanks to Peter Leth and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Gokyo Ri, also known as Gokyo Peak, is located South of Cho Oyu, rising from the west side of Ngozumpa glacier, which at at 36 km (22 miles) is the longest glacier in the Himalayas. Gokyo Ri marks the end of the popular Gokyo trekking route, and offers amazing panoramic views including five 8,000 meter peaks: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga, and Cho Oyu.

Thanks to Peter Leth and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)