The Lho La is a col on the border between Nepal and Tibet north of the Western Cwm, near Mount Everest. It is at the lowest point of the West Ridge of the mountain at a height of 6,006 metres. — History and name — Historically, the col was used as a pass over the lowest point of …
Lho La behind where the Khumbu Icefall turns to become the Khumbu glacier. Behind are Changtse and Everest's West Ridge
Lho La (middle left)
Everest, Southwest Face. Khumbu Glacier's Ice Fall is bottom left with Lho La above and the snowfield of the Rongbuk Glacier (middle left) behind the col. The West Ridge slopes diagonally from Lho La over the West Shoulder to the summit.