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A peak, 8,516 m (27,939 ft) high, of the central Himalaya Mountains on the border of Nepal and Tibet.
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(loʊtˈseɪ, hloʊt-)

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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Increased crowding on the peak was captured in a now-famous photograph showing climbers lined up like ants as they traversed the Lhotse Face ice wall last year.
At 16, he became the youngest person ever to climb Mount Everest and at 17 the youngest to climb Mount Lhotse.
But he and Olympic rowing gold medallist Steve Williams will today scale the Lhotse Face - a 3,700ft wall of glacial blue ice - to reach the third camp en route to the top of the world's highest peak.
His trip to climb Lhotse in 1997 was marred when his climbing friend Mal Duff died in his sleep.
Before Makalu summit, Sadpara scaled the 8,516-metre Lhotse peak on May 17, the fourth highest mountain in the world.
He is also scheduled to undertake a Heli flight to see Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nupche, Makalu and other high Himalayan peaks.
While there are many views on who was to blame, all agree the spark was a decision by the Europeans to climb the Lhotse Face, a steep ice wall, while the Nepalese guides were rigging up ropes for their commercial clients.
Enjoy spectacular views of the world's highest peaks, including Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,501m), on Explore's 15-day Everest Teahouse Trek.
Everest, Lhotse, and the Khumbu while avoiding the crowds going to Everest Base Camp.