Lhotse


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Lho·tse

 (lō′tsĕ′)
A peak, 8,516 m (27,939 ft) high, of the central Himalaya Mountains on the border of Nepal and Tibet.

Lho•tse

(loʊtˈseɪ, hloʊt-)

n.
a mountain peak in the Himalayas, on Nepal-Tibet border: fourth highest peak in the world. 27,890 ft. (8501 m).
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Noun1.Lhotse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high)Lhotse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high)
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
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He is also scheduled to undertake a Heli flight to see Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nupche, Makalu and other high Himalayan peaks.
The expedition was headed by Cdr Sanjay Kulkarni (Oi/c expedition) and comprised 18 climbers for Mt Everest; two climbers for Lhotse and four base camp members.
The second leg of his expedition would have been to climb Mount Lhotse, the fourth-highest peak in the world.
It was not clear how Steck died but he was planning to climb 8,850m (29,035ft) Everest and nearby Mount Lhotse next month.
It was not clear how Steck died but he was planning to climb 29,035ft Mount Everest and nearby Mount Lhotse next month.
Steck was in the area acclimatising ahead of a bid to climb Everest through the less-climbed West Ridge route and traverse to Lhotse, the world's fourth highest peak -- at 8,516 metres (27,940 feet) in May.
Camp 3 was dug into the side of the mountain fairly high up the glacier next to the steep Lhotse face, and is exhausting to reach as the air became thinner and the mountain steeper.
Camp 3 was dug into the side of the mountain fairly high up the glacier next to the steep Lhotse face, and exhausting to reach as the air became thinner and the mountain steeper.
Ian will attempt to reach the 8,848m summit of Everest, while Hazel's aim is to become the first Welsh woman to climb nearby peak Lhotse, which sits just 332m lower.
Over into Nepal there are distant views of the Kangshung face of Everest, Makalu and Lhotse, as well as extensive views into Sikkim and Bhutan.
All the time you are surrounded by the rocky peaks of Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam and of course Everest.