Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world at 8,201 metres above sea level. Cho Oyu means “Turquoise Goddess” in Tibetan.
Elevation: 8,201 m
Prominence: 2,340 m
First ascent: October 19, 1954
Listing: Eight-thousander, Ultra-prominent peak
Mountain range: Himalayas, Mahalangur Himal
First ascenders: Pasang Dawa Lama, Herbert Tichy, Joseph Jöchler