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This article is about the mountain in Khumbu, Nepal. For the nearby village, see Lobuche, Nepal. For the 7,367m Himalayan outlier peak in Tibet, see Labuche Kang.
Lobuche East
Lobuche from Lobuche alp.jpg
Lobuche East as viewed from Lobuche Alps
Elevation 6,119 m (20,075 ft)(Lobuche East)[1]
Lobuche East is located in Nepal
Lobuche East
Lobuche East
Location in Nepal
Location Khumbu, Nepal
Range Himalayas
Coordinates 27°57′34.2″N 86°47′23.8″E / 27.959500°N 86.789944°E / 27.959500; 86.789944Coordinates: 27°57′34.2″N 86°47′23.8″E / 27.959500°N 86.789944°E / 27.959500; 86.789944
First ascent April 25, 1984
Easiest route Scramble/Rock/Snow Climb

Lobuche (also spelt Lobuje) is a Nepalese mountain which lies close to the Khumbu Glacier and the settlement of Lobuche. There are two main peaks, Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East (often mistaken for Lobuche West which is a separate mountain further west). At 6,145 metres (20,161 ft), Lobuche East is 26 metres (85 ft) higher. Between the two peaks is a long deeply notched ridge.[2][1]

The first recorded ascent of Lobuche East was made by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984.[1]

From Gokyo Ri[edit]

Annotated image of Everest and surroundings as seen from Gokyo Ri.


  1. ^ a b c "Lobuje". nepalmountaineering.org. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  2. ^ Razzetti, Steve (2000). Trekking and Climbing in Nepal. Stackpole Books. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-8117-2947-5.