Himalaya, roof of the world, is a magic place where the magnificence of
the world's highest mountains is mirrored in the rugged beauty and
unique culture of the people who live in their shadow.
is the fourth highest mountain in the Himalayas. Its long east-west crest is
located immediately south of Mount Everest, and the summits of the two
mountains are connected by the South Col, a vertical ridge that never drops
Sometimes mistakenly Lhotse has been identified as the south peak of the
Everest massif. No serious attention was turned to climbing Lhotse until
Everest had finally been ascended. Lhotse first climbed in 1956 as an
alternative route towards the summit of Everest.
In addition to the main summit, there are two subsidiary peaks, Lhotse
Shar, which is immediately east of the main summit, and Nuptse, a high peak
on the mountain's west ridge.
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