Eastern Region
Nuptse 7'861 m
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The Mt. Nuptse is situated in the Khumbu section of the Mahalangur Himal and belongs with Lhotse and Changtse to the Everest massif.

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). Everest stamp 1982 UIAA

Nepal 1982, Golden Jubilee UIAA (The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation).
Mount Everest (left), Lhotse (middle) and Nuptse (foreground/right). Everest stamp 1982 UIAA Sheet

Nepal 1982, "Golden Jubilee UIAA" (sheet).

Nepal 1968, King Mahendra of Nepal in the foreground.
View from the south towards Nuptse ridge, which forms the western segment of the Lhotse.
In the background the summit of Mt. Everest.  


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. Everest stamp 2000 Malaysia

Malysia 2000, "Spirit of the New Malaysian".
Mt. Everest and Mt. Nuptse. Everest stamp 2003 India

India 2003, "Golden Jubilee First Ascent Mount Everest".
The souvenirsheet is showing Mount Everest and Nuptse. Everest stamp 2002 Mozambique

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 stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Grandes Exploradores". Nuptse stamp 2008 

Tokelau 2008, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
The illustration is showing Mount Everest and Mount Nuptse, seen from Gorak Sheep.  


The Mt. Nuptse was depicted as illustration on a miniaturesheet in the series "Volcanoes" Indonesia 2003.



Eastern Region