Lho Tse Shar Overview
8400 M / 27559 FT
27º 57' 30"
86º 56' 44"
1st ascent on
1st ascent by
Mount LhoTse Shar is the subsidiary mountain of Lhotse, located to the south of Mt. Everest. It is 11 th highest peak on Earth. The peak elevates to a height of 8,400 m. Mount LhoTse Shar lies in Khumjung Village Development Committee under Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality of Solukhumbu District in Eastern Development Region of Nepal. It is open for expeditions. It takes approximately 56 days to climb LhoTseShar. A flight to Lukla is the entry point for LhoTse Shar. Josef Mayerl and Rolf Walter were the first to ascendit successfully on May 12, 1970. The caravan route for LhoTse Shar begins from Lukla to Jorsalle to Namche to Khumjung to Pangboche to Dingboche and finally to the Base Camp. The total distance of the caravan route through Dingboche is 39.1 km. The total climbing route length is 12.1 km. The nearest settlement to the peak is Dingboche at a distance of 3.8 km. The nearest army, police and health postsare in Namche which is locatedat a distance of 22.1 km. The nearest tourist post to the peak is 39.1 km away at Lukla.
Municipality/Rural Municipality:Khumbu Pasang Lhamu/NC
Nearest help center( from the basecamp along
the caravan route )
Police post:Namche 22.1KM
Army post:Namche 22.1KM
Health centre/post:Namche 22.1KM
Tourist police post:Lukla 39.1KM
Nearest settlement :Dingboche 3.8KM
Nepalese (NRs):Rs.2500 in Summer and Winter, Rs.5000 in Autumn and seasons and Rs.10000 in Spring.
Foreigners (USD):$450.00 in Summer and Winter, $900.00 in Autumn and $1800.00 in Spring
How to get there
From Kathmandu:Flight to Lukla
length:39.1KM through Dingboche