Mt. Lhotse Expedition ~Mount Lhotse expedition ~Lhotse expedition

Mt. Lhotse ExpeditionLhotse (8516) was climbed by a Swiss expedition in 1956. Its lower peak, Lhotse Shar, 8383m, sometimes considered a separate 8000m peak, Lhotse, which means "South peak" is part of the Everest massif, just to the south of Everest. The primary route on Lhotse is via Everest's South Col. but by 1955, despite the activity on Everest Lhotse was the highest unclimbed peak in the world. The first attempt on Lhotse was by an international team in 1955. One member of the party was Erwin Schneider; during this expedition he began work on the first of the series of high-quality "Schneider maps of the Everest region.

The same Swiss party that made the second ascent of Everest in 1956 made the first ascent of Lhotse from a camp just below the South Col. Lhotse Shar was first climbed by an Austrian expedition in 1970. Japanese, South Koreans, and Germans attempted various routes on the main peak. Poles and Italians before the summit was reached again by German expeditions in 1977.

Lhoste Expedition Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu. Briefing and shopping.
Day 03: Kathmandu
Day 04: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2640m). Overnight at.
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m). Overnight in lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Khumjung (3790m).
Day 07: Khumjung, acclimatization day.
Day 08: Trek Tengboche Monastery (3867m). Overnight in lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4900m).
Day 11: Lhotse base camp.
Day 12-47: Climbing Period.
Day 48: Cleaning up Base Camp..
Day 49: Trek to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge.
Day 50: Trek to Khumjung.
Day 51: Trek to Phakding
Day 52: Trek to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.
Day 53: Fly to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 54: Kathmandu. Sight seeing & farewell Diner
Day 55: Return in your Hometown

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