Kwangde

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The Kwangde massif is the last part of the Lumding Himal and rises above Namche Bazaar. This is one of the trekking peaks of Nepal, so a trekking-peak permit is sufficient (if you choose to climb it legally.)The ridge contains at least 4 peaks. all can be climbed with one permit. All peaks of this ridge are above 6000m and inhibit some relatively small glaciers and some steep rock-faces. This peak offers views of the Rolwaling, Cho Oyu, Everest and Ama Dablam regions.

Elevation (feet): 20,269
Elevation (meters): 6,178
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Best months for climbing: Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1975
First successful climber(s): Lharkpha Tenzing, Sonam Gyalzen, Shambhu Tamang, Sonam Hisi, Nepal
Nearest major airport: Kathmandhu, Nepal
Convenient Center: Namche Bazar

Thanks to Frank Verwys for adding this peak.

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