Kwangde Ri is an impressive ridge of summits to the south –west of namche bazaar. Spectacular waterfalls cascade from the mountain’s lower gullies which trekkers offen gaze at through tea house windows in namche bazaar or from the trail to thame Kwangde ri is the collective name for the chain of peak running west to east that includes nup (6035m),kwangde lho(6187m) kwangde shar(6011 m) ending at lower , rocky nupla(5885 m) all of which are covered by the peak permit.
There are many routes climbing the various peals but all have technical difficulties, especially from the steep northern side. Kwangde lho,the tallest of the peaks was famously climbed by Jeff Lowe and David Breashears in 1982 via a difficult line on extremely steep ice and rock. Easier routes can be found on the less steep southern side which is reached via the secluded lumding valley which is in turn reached by crossing either the Moro La (4343m) or Lumding La(4516m). Kwangde Lho was first climbed by its south ridgein 1975, and kwangde shar in 1972via the south face.