Island peak climbing

Island peak climbing

Island peak climbing is at the top of the imja khola valley in khumbu region. This is just above the summer settlement of chhukung, surrounded by the imja, Lhotse and Lhotse shar glaciers. It offers a worthwhile challenging to the experienced winter mountaineer. island peak competent in using ice axe and crampons. Being technically straight forward, the most difficult section being a mixed rock and ice wall. Likewise, this is at the slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge. The climb will operate at the end of a trek when everyone is fully able to play with altitude. Island peak is named “Island peak ” in 1952 ad by a climbing team of Eric shipton. It is because of its striking locations in the middle of the chhukung valley. Like as island on a sea of ice.

Island peak is first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Island peak climbing trips fulfills the dream of every amateur and serious climber, who is seeking the thrill adventures.  It is for those people who wishes to take adventure trips beyond simply trekking in Everest.Island peak is the most popular trekking in Nepal. The summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse glaciers.

Island peak climbing is starting with a sightseeing activities in Kathmandu valley. Before briefing about climbing you will visit Bouddhanath, pashupatinath, swyambhunath. Likewise, Bhaktapur durbar square and Kathmandu durbar square is also an important place to see. After having a training in island peak base camp the next morning people start climbing. We will start to descend along the imja khola to dingbochea and head back to Namcha bazaar after us successes the climbing. likewise, on the way back to Kathmandu you will feel proud to get the victory on 6000 m mountain.

Short Itinenary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation.

Day 03: Fly Lukla(2880m) and Trek to Phakding (2652m)-3 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3444m)-6 hrs

Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Namche.

Day 06: Trek to Tengbochea (3860m)-6 hrs

Day 07: Trek to Ferichea (4243m)-4 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Laubecha (4940m)-5 hrs

Day 09: Laubecha to Gorekshap (5170m)-Everest base camp trek (5364m)-Back to Gorekshap-9 hrs.

Day 10: Gorekshap-Kalapather (5550m)-Dingbochea (4360m).8hrs

Day 11: Dingbochea to Chhukung- 3 hrs.

Day 12: chhukung to Island peak base camp (5200m)-6hrs

Day 13: Island peak base camp to High camp (5600m)-4hrs

Day 14: Island peak summit (6189m) back to chhukung.

Day 15: chhukung to tengbochea-7 hrs-6hrs

Day 16: Trek to Nemchabazar

Day 17: Trek to lukla-8hrs.

Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu.

Day 19: Rest day in Kathmandu.

Day 20: Final Departure.

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Trip Duration: 20 days
Max. Altitude: 6189m
Minimum Altitude: 1300m
Grade: Challenging
Activities: trekking/climbing
Accommodation: hotel /lodge/tent
Meals: All types of western and local food.
Transportation: bus/car/flight
Trek Departure: all the day in season
Group Size: 2+
Best season: march, april, may
Available Time: On request
Per day hiking: $

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