Cho Polu

Elevation (feet): 21,965
Elevation (meters): 6,695
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.919167
Longitude: 86.981944
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Nearest major airport: Kathmandu
Convenient Center: Namche Bazar

Thanks to Frank Verwijs and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Strange-shaped peak, between

Lhotse (8501m) and Makalu (8463m); close to

Everest. The easiest approach is from the Barunglacier, over the east ridge. Directly to the west; on the

other side of the Lhotse-Shar-glacier rises Imja

Tse, or Island Peak (6173m); this is a much more crowded summit.

Thanks to Frank Verwijs for this description.