Photographer's Note

Nuptse (7861m) is just SW of Mount Everest, and is seperated from Lhotse by a 7556m saddle. The steep west face drops more than 2300m to the Khumbu glacier.The south face is 2500 high and 5km wide. Its summit had only been climbed 3 times by 1996.
This is taken from the west. Nup-tse is Tibetan and means west peak.

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