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Abi 6'097 m & Khangchung 6'061 m
 
 
 
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Abi peak actually refers to the twin peaks of Khangchung Shar (6'061 m) and Khangchung Nup – ‘Cholo’ (6'097 m). The twin peaks are located in the Gokyo Valley (Khumbu section of the Mahalangur Himal near Cho Oyu). The peaks are well visible from the Gokyo 5th lake area (28° 0'16.49"N 86°41'10.02"E) or by crossing the Cho La Pass.

 

Mount Abi Gokyo valley stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued Nepal 2007 Visit Nepal

Nepal 2007, Mt. Abi.
Khangchung Shar (27°59'2.92"N 86°43'9.59"E left) and Abi peak (27°59'1.16"N 86°44'17.08"E right).
The stamp image is showing a view from the fifth Gokyo Lake area (Gyazumba Pokhari), where is the confluence of the Gyubanare- and the Ngozumpa Glaciers. (A panoramic view from the fifth Gokyo Lake area you can see in the Cho Oyu section).
The stamp was issued in the series "Visit Nepal".

 

Nepal 2017 Khangchung Shar

Nepal 2017, Khangchung Shar.
A view from the south, descending Chola Pass.

Khangchung Shar was opened for climbing in 2014. It is a peak on the list of 104 summits newly approved by the Nepal government in 2014. According nepalmountainnews.com O’Connor Croft (UK), Joshua Jarrin (Ecuador), Masha Gordon (UK), Ang Phurba (Nepal) and Pasang Bhote (Nepal) made the first ascent of Khangchung Shar on 6th November 2016.

 

Descending Cho La Pass
Panoramic view, descending Cho La Pass from Gokyo side.
Viewpoint (27°57'15.79"N 86°44'26.43"E) at 5'090 m.

 

 

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