Cho La Pass (5,420 m)

Cho La is a summit pass located 5,420 metres (17,782 ft) above sea level in the Solukhumbu District in northeastern Nepal. It connects the village of Dzongla (4830 m) to the east and the village of Thagnak (4700 m) to the west. The pass is on Gokyo trail, one of the popular and challenging trekking trails in Khumbu Everest region. To the west the trail continues to Gokyo Lakes crossing Ngozumpa glacier on the way. To the east the trail joins the Everest Base Camp trek. The pass can be physically demanding and may require crampons on top of a slippery glacier. The edge of the glacier is unstable.

Image From Flickr: Detlef Rook, McKay Savage, Franck Zecchin, Mahatma4711, Akunamatata

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Peak Facts

Elevation:
5,420 m / 17,782 ft
Latitude:
27.961546917113
Longitude:
86.751492251562

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