Day 15: Italian Pyramid to Dzongla

Distance: 8 km
Time: 3 hours
Night: Mountain Home, Dzongla

Start elevation (Italian Pyramid): 4,995 m
Max elevation (at 0.1 km): 5,003 m
End elevation (Dzongla): 4,818 m
Total ascent / descent: 174 m / 351 m
Elevation loss: 177 m

Lobuche (East) Base Camp.

Hey, where is the lake? There should be Cholatse Lake down there!


What you should see on the way to Dzongla.

The snowy ridges and icy summit of Cholatse (6440m) soaring over the dramatic north face reflecting in the turquoise waters of the glacial Cholatse Lake below. Photograph: Le Mag Jet tours.

Route map