Mt. Cholatse Peak with the elevation of 6,335m is one of the remarkable peaks with its narrow snow, ice ridge and steep faces situated at the Khumbu Himalayan region. Mt. Cholatse peak is connected to just north of long Taboche ridge and South of 5,420m pass used by Sherpa and trekkers similar to travel between the Gokyo and Khumbu valleys. Also, there is a lake which is just below this pass to the east part. According to the Tibetan language ‘Cho” is Lake, “La” is Pass and “Tse means Peak so Cholatse means literally known as “Lake Pass Peak”. The main attraction of Cholatse peak is panoramic views of Himalayan peaks like Everest (8850), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (9501m), Lhotse Shar (8383m), Makalu (8475m), Baruntse (7720m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) Thamserku, Cho-Oyu etc.

Cholatse was first climbed via the southwest ridge on April 22, 1982, by Vern Clevenger, Galen Rowell, John Roskelley and Bill O’Connor. The Chola glacier inclines off the east face. The north and east faces of Cholatse can be seen from Dughla, on the trail to Mount Everest base camp. The north face was successfully scaled in 1984. The first solo ascent was accomplished on April 15, 2005, by Ueli Steck through the north face. Comparatively, Cholatse Peak is very hard to climb than other peaks in Nepal. Mt Cholatse is the technically difficult as we need to be the careful ascent. We recommended Cholatse peak for those climbers who are experienced in ice and rock climbing.