The Mt. Nuptse is connected by a long ridge to Lhotse. The long ridge has 7 summits: Nuptse I (7'861 m), Nuptse II (7'827 m), Nuptse Shar (7'804 m), Nuptse Nup I (7'784 m), Nuptse Shar II (7'776 m), Nuptse Nup II (7'742 m) and Nuptse Shar III (7'695 m). Nuptse is Tibetan and means "west peak", as it is the western segment of the Lhotse-Nuptse massif.
First ascent Nuptse I: 16.05.1961 by Dennis Davis (British) and Sherpa Tashi (Nepali).
Nepal 1982, Golden Jubilee UIAA (The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation).
Nepal 1982, "Golden Jubilee UIAA" (sheet).
Nepal 1999, Everest and Nuptse seen from Kala Patthar South Peak 5'545 m.
The Kala Patthar is a small mountain below the impressive south face of Mt. Pumori. Its summit offers a breathtaking 360 degree panorama view.
Malysia 2000, "Spirit of the New Malaysian".
Mt. Everest and Mt. Nuptse.
India 2003, "Golden Jubilee First Ascent Mount Everest".
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2003, "Golden Jubilee First Ascent Mount Everest".
Sri Lanka 2007
"50th Anniversary diplomatic relationship between Nepal and Sri Lanka"
Artists composition of Adam's Peak (left, Sri Lanka), and the view from Gorak Sheep towards Mount Everest and Nuptse.
Guinea-Bissai 2007, Mt Everest and Nuptse in the background.Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in the foreground.
The Mt. Nuptse was depicted as illustration on a miniaturesheet in the series "Volcanoes" Indonesia 2003.