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Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world, Lhotse 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 below 8,000 meters.In fact, Lhotse means South Face. Three peaks that make up the Lhotse massif are: Lhotse East or middle, Lhotse Shar and Lhotse. As Lhoste South Face is the most technical face of Lhotse. The Lhotse South Face is also known as one of the largest mountain faces in the world. In fact, both Mt Everest and Lhotse shares the same base camp while trekking.    Lhotse can be climbed either from Everest Base Camp or nearby Chhukung. As the Lhotse Expedition encounters many obstacles including high altitudes, Un-known weather conditions and even sheer exhaustion. But with enough courage and willingness to see and experience the altitude and beauty of Mt Lhotse.

Height: 8516m.

Latitude: 27º 57’ 45”

 Longitude: 86º 56’ 03”

Trip Duration: 50 Days

Normal Ascent Route: West Face, South Face

Grade: Mountaineering

Caravan Route: Lukla-Namche-Tengboche-Labuche-Gorakshep-Lhotse BC

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