cho oyu, with the height of 8,188 metres (26,864 ft), is the 6th highest mountain in the world. it’s located on the china-nepal border, in the Khumbu sub-section of the Mahalangur Himalaya, only 20 km to the west of Mount everest.
Cho Oyu was first climbed in 1954 by an Austrian expedition, and today it’s considered the easiest Eight-thousander to climb.
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A complete in-depth profile of this eight-thousander, including history, geography and a climbing guide.
Includes details on the major peaks in the Himalayas as well as information on the region and early exploration.
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