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Lobuche with Island Peak Climbing

Lobuche with Island Peak Climbing offers the climb of two popular trekking peaks in the Himalayas. Climbing the twin peaks of Lobuche East and Island in Nepal coupled with reaching the Everest Base Camp Trek makes this expedition a very unique and challenging one. This is ultimately the most satisfying and demanding trekking with twin trekking peaks climbing experience in Nepal. We have professionally planned this expedition itinerary to allow every trekker to have proper acclimatization, resulting in the summit of these two trekking peaks over 6000 meters – Lobuche East Peak 6119m and Island Peak 6189m. This is an inspiring climb which is also definitely an achievable goal. Besides the trek also takes you through the remote valley of the Imja Tse in the Everest region. Do not miss out on this wonderful opportunity to have a lifetime experience in the Himalayas with breath-taking experiences.

Lobuche East Climbing provides an excellent introduction to the world of Himalayan mountaineering. Lobuche’s twin summits tower high above the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier near Everest Base Camp. The West Peak (20,160 feet) is considered a difficult, technical climbing objective. Our route ascends the more straightforward East Peak (20,075’), which is considered a trekking peak. Even so, the route to the summit includes stretches of moderately steep and exposed terrain and is a superb challenge for both new and experienced climbers. From the summit, we enjoy a dramatic 360° view of the Himalayas, with five of the planet’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks visible in the distance. This adventure combines an ascent of Lobuche Peak with the classic trek to Everest Base Camp. For most trekkers, simply seeing Mount Everest from Kala Pattar or from the base of the Khumbu Icefall is a dream come true. Lobuche Peak enriches the experience, offering an ideal objective for new climbers and for veteran mountaineers seeking to expand their high-altitude experience or summit their first Himalayan peak. During the spring climbing season, this expedition includes one night in Everest Base Camp. The itinerary allows ample time for acclimatization to ensure a safe and successful journey.

Island Peak Climbing is a favorite choice among novice climbers who wish to start their climbing adventures with technical peaks and progress to challenging climbs of higher altitudes. Island Peak is also popularly called Imja Tse by the locals and mountaineering community around the world. It was named ‘Island Peak’ primarily due to its striking location. It lies in the heart of the Chukhung valley – like an island on a sea of ice. Island Peak has a remarkable, highly glaciated west face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier, which is a bit tough to do, yet the brilliant views from the summit are surely a fitting reward for your efforts. Island peak is a demanding climb to its summit above 20,000 feet and needs to be approached with dedication and respect. Island Peak is an excellent introduction to high altitude mountaineering and can be looked at as a stepping stone to higher peaks. Island Peak is for those who want to explore the Everest Region, and also want more of a challenge and experience real mountaineering. Your Island Peak Climbing adventure begins with a thrilling mountain flight to Lukla, followed by a short trek to Phakding. Island peak expedition pretty much follows the same classic Everest Base Camp trek route via Namche, Tengboche, and Dingboche. You enter the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and trek through beautiful rhododendron forests & high suspension bridges draped with bright colorful flags. Meet the welcoming, friendly locals en route the trail, explore ancient Buddhist monasteries and learn about the beautiful and unique Sherpa culture. The second phase of your Island Peak journey takes you to Chhukung with an optional trek to Chhukung Ri peak and then to Island Peak Base Camp.

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Trip Facts

Duration
21
Altitude
6189M
Country
Nepal
Grade
Challenging
Season
Spring/Autumn
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