Peak climbing in Nepal
varies in terms of difficulty and remoteness. People vary in terms of preference, skills, and physical conditions. People with physical fitness can climb peaks below 7,000 meter in altitude. The peak climbing packages offer you the technical climbing within relatively comfortable ascending. However, you do require to have bodily fitness even if you lack any experience of mountain climbing. You shall get the opportunities to make through the peaks and devour the thrill of wilderness. Everest region is very popular for peak climbing; the Hinku Valley has Mera Peak, Khongmatse Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peaks that are closer to the Everest Base Camp. Yala Peak, Chulu West Peak, Pisang Peak, Dhampus Peak, Pharchamo Peak, Pokhalde Peak, etc. are some other popular peaks located in another region of Nepal.
You will be taught the fundamentals of handing climbing equipment, ice-axe, crampons, and ropes along with the safety standards and measures needed to be considered. The 'trekking peaks' enlisted by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) includes 33 peaks between 5650-6500 meter of altitude, 15 peaks in Group A and about 18 peaks are enlisted as Group B. Mt. Yubra Himal of the Langtang Himal is the highest peak with an altitude of 6,048 meters from Group A, and Chulu East is considered to be the highest peak from the Group B with an altitude of 6584 meters in the Gandaki region. NMA has termed the Group A as "NMA Expedition Peaks" whereas Group B as "NMA Climbing Peaks". Following contains details of peak climbing in Nepal:-
Island Peak Climbing
Altitude: 6,189 m
Island Peak Climbing provides you the best opportunity to view the 4th highest mountain peak of the world—Mt. Lhotse. It is a challenging climb and requires a little bit of technical climbing that is the reason why Island Peak climbing is so popular. A trek from the Everest Base Camp is the starting point of your ascent. April through to May and October through to November are considered to be the perfect seasons and time for the climb. With an altitude of 6,189 m, climbing this peak draws you through Khumbu and Everest region.
Mera Peak Climbing
Altitude: 6,476 m
In this climb, you shall be ascending the highest trekking peak in Nepal—the Mera Peak. With an altitude of 6,476 m, you shall pass through forests full of rhododendrons and several villages in the Solu Khumbu region. You shall be involved in some technical climbing to ascend this peak demanding the attention of an expedition; but the view of Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Everest from the top is the spectacular achievement. September through to November is considered to be the best season for this peak. You shall be involved in 3 days of climbing, out of your total durations. You shall be staying at various lodges, and do camping for 3 days while climbing to Mera Peak.
Chulu West Peak Climbing
Altitude: 6,419 m
Offering the staggering views of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I, Chulu West Peak climbing requires you to have some experience with crampons and ice axes; your ascent can be quite challenging. A combination of Annapurna Circuit trek with Chulu West Peak climbing is considered to be the best option to bag most out of the Annapurna region. March and April, and October and November are considered to be the best seasons for the climb.
Yala Peak Climbing
Altitude: 5,520 m
Located in the Langtang Region of Nepal, Yala peak offers the magnificent views of Dorche Pakpa, Gangchepo, Langsisha Ri and Langtang Ri. You shall be trekking through the forests and villages influenced by the Tibetan culture.This climb won't require any technical climbing, and the climb can be made on a single day. March through to May and October through to November are considered to be the best seasons for the climb.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing
Altitude: 6,119 m
Lobuche East Peak offers you the magnificent views of Mt. Pumori, Cholatse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. Passing through Kalapatthar, Everest Base Camp, and your ascent can be moderately challenging. October through to Mid-December and Mid-March through to May are considered to be the ideal time to make this climb. You shall be involved in the 3 days typical climbing, camping on your way to Lobuche Peak.