Island Peak Climbing | Climb Island Peak 2020

Island Peak Climbing | Climb Island Peak 2020

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Island Peak Climbing Highlights

Climb to Everest Base Camp

All-encompassing perspective from Kalapatthar otherwise known as Everest perspective

Experience Khongma La Pass

Summit Island Peak at 6,189 m

The island top is the most well-known trekking top

Take in perspectives on Imja Lake, a little frosty lake at the base of Island Peak

Risen medium-term convenience at Island Peak Base Camp

Experience moving in the Himalayas

Island Peak, referred to locally as Imja Tse, is the most famous climbing top in Nepal. It is ideal for climbers with less experience or the individuals who wish to move just because.

The systems of utilizing climbing rigging will be exhibited by our climbing guide at Base Camp. What's more, in view of your security, we give one climbing manual for 3-4 climbers – in view of the climbers' understanding.

This excursion begins by flying into the high elevation air terminal at Lukla and takes you to the notable Namche Bazaar and the most noteworthy religious community in the locale – Tengboche.

You will get the best perspectives on Mt Everest and encompassing mountains from on Kalapatthar (otherwise called the Everest perspective) at 5,545 m, and medium-term at Gorakshep at more than 5,000 m. Normally, no excursion to this territory is finished without going to Everest Base Camp, which you will likewise visit

From here the outing contrasts from those gatherings who are making a beeline for Everest Base Camp. Presently the climbing experience starts! Plummet down to Lobuche and cross the Khongma La Pass and on to Chukung Khongma La Pass, thought about the most troublesome go among the Everest Three High Passes.

At Island Peak Base Camp, there is just risen convenience as we get ready for the summit. So as to arrive at the summit before the high breezes set in, climbers will leave Base Camp around 1 am.

Viewing the dawn over the Himalayas after the invigorating ascension is a once in a blue moon understanding. In the wake of plummeting down the Peak and trekking to Dingboche, the course back to Lukla indeed rejoins the course being taken by those on the Everest Base Camp Trek.

The best time to climb Island Peak is April and May, or (trailed by) October and November.

Enchanted Nepal works with nearby Sherpa situated in Dingboche and Chukung. Our Sherpas are profoundly experienced and realize Island top back to front.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Trip preparation in Kathmandu.
Day 3 : Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft)
Day 4 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft) 5-6 hours
Day 5: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.
Day 6 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft).
Day 7 : Tengboche to Pheriche (4,200m/13,776ft).
Day 8 : Pheriche to Lobuche (4,930m/16,170ft).
Day 9 : Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit mountain peak Base camp (5364m/17,594ft)
Day 10 : Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft) and back to Lobuche.
Day 11 : Lobuche to Kongma La (5,535m/18,159ft) to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft).
Day 12: Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,200m/17,060ft). 5 to 6-hour trekking
Day 13: Pre-climb coaching at Island Peak Base Camp.
Day 14: Island Peak base camp to Island Peak summit (6,189m/20,305ft), back to base camp: 10-12 hours.
Day 15: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours.
Day 16 : Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft): 4-5 hours.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft).
Day 19: Final Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Includes: 

Local transfers for your international flight x 2 (arrival/ departure)
Local transfers for your domestic flights x 2
Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Park and Local Entry Permits
Peak Climbing Permit
Guide for 15 days
Climbing guide for 3 days (Island Peak Base Camp / return to Base Camp)
Porter for 14 days
Group climbing gear
2 nights’ accommodation in  Kathmandu (Hotel Dream Nepal or similar)
13 nights’ accommodation in mountain teahouses
2 night tented accommodation at Base Camp and High Camp
14 x set breakfasts, 15 x set lunches and 15 x set dinners while on the trek
Packed lunch on the summit day
All cooked meals when camping with complementary hot water, tea and coffee
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
Staff insurance and necessary ground transport for support staff

 Excluded: 

International flight ticket and Nepal entry visa
Personal travel insurance (which should include coverage for trekking)
Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu, except the farewell dinner
Personal gear for trekking and/ or climbing (including any you may wish to hire), any personal expenses (i.e. soft and alcoholic drinks, snacks etc.)
Personal climbing gear (can be rented in Chukung/ Dingboche)

EQUIPMENT required
You will be carrying all of your gear and share some of the cluster gear. Keeping your pack light is important, so choose light-weight clothing and equipment. Be sure to have a range of clothing suitable for all conditions. Sudden change of weather may require layering of clothing. Three layers will meet your needs. Avoid cotton or fabrics that do not maintain heat when cold. Comfortable durable wool (or proven fabrics) that breathe and expel sweat lends itself to an additional pleasant experience!'

We will offer complimentary water and a windproof duffle that you'll use on the trek -  carried by porters. The duffle is yours to keep once at the end of the trek. You can safely leave your bag, together with your non-trekking requirements, at our office in Katmandu and collect them upon your return.

All equipment, such as base camp tents, room accessories, climbing rope, ice screws, snow bar and ice hammer is provided by Sherpa Expedition & Trekking.

Climbing Gear
Alpine climbing harness -  (instrumentality square measured) essential for the climb with leg loops that match other clothing and equipment.
2 protection karabiners - the large, pear-shaped ring is best, screw gate sort counseled
3 regular carabiners. Lightweight; BD Hotwire square measure counseled.
Ice ax w/leash. Light-weight (Grivel Air school, diamond Raven, or Charlet  Moser Snow.
Walker/pole – adjustable - below 5’7” use 60cm; 5’7”- 6’2” use 65cm; over 6’2” use 70cm.
Plastic mountain boots (Koflach Degree, Lowa Civetta, or Scarpa Alpha), or animal skin double mount boots (La Sportiva Olympic Mons, Boreal GI or equivalent; should be mountaineering/crampon compatible)
Crampons - should be appropriate plastic boots (new-style sort recommended). A straightforward repair kit (Grivel G12, diamond Contact, or Charlet Moser Super 12)
Belay/rappel device (Figure eight preferred)
Upper Body
2 cotton jerseys.
1 polypropylene jersey.
2 long sleeve polypropene shirts. light-weight, pastel for sunny days.
2 girls sports bras - synthetic, no cotton!
1 softshell - Gnawing Animal Dri-clime Wind Shirt, geographic region Stretch Zephyr or Krushell Jacket (R2 slipover acceptable).
Down/synthetic sweater or vest. geographic region Puffball jacket or sweater preferred; R4 Jacket acceptable
Hard Monkey jacket with hood  waterproof and breathable. Gore-Tex or equivalent is best, convenient enough to use over multiple layers.
1 expedition down windcheater with hood. This is often, in all probability, your most vital piece of clothing!  It is important that your jacket is 700+ fill down, baffle construction (not seamed) and contains a thickly insulated hood.
Hand Wear
You will need 2 systems: one glove system for lower on the mountain and mittens over mitt system for the cold temperatures encountered on summit day.
2 pairs of liner gloves. skinny wool or polypropene -1 pair of heat gloves fleece or wool and 1 pair of expedition shell gloves.
1 pair of standard expedition shell mitts or professional mitts. If they are doing not have articulatio radiocarpea straps take into account stitching one on in order that you'll be able to either attach it to your jacket or cinch the strap to your articulatio radiocarpea in order that you are doing not lose your mittens in high winds.
 Head Gear
Warm hat - wool or artificial that covers your ears.
Balaclava
Face mask.
Shade hat or jockey cap.
Glacier glasses. 100 percent UV protection with aspect shields and a hard-sided storage case (e.g. Julbo or Cebe)
1 extra pair of further dark glasses (also with UV protection just in case your other pair breaks).
1 ski spectacles with UV protection
If you need prescription ice mass glasses, have your lenses changed according to your prescription.
Lower Body
4 pairs of liner socks. plastic or Capilene & 3 pairs of light-weight trekking socks.
2 pairs of medium-heavy wool socks – hiking boots with liner and wool socks.
1 pair of nylon shorts.
1 pair of nylon pants for trekking and around camp.
2 light-weight pairs of underwear
1 pair of fleece pants with facet zipper or “puff-ball pants”
1 pair of the soft-shell pant (e.g. geographical region Guide pants or Granite Pants. Schoeller fabrics).
1 pair of quality shell pants, waterproof/breathable with full facet zips, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best.
1 pair of gaiters. Confirm they're going to work over plastic boots (OR Crocodiles or equivalent).
1 pair of down booties (optional).
1 pair of trekking shoes for the hike to base camp and use at camp
1 pair of sandals or gym shoes for Katmandu and in camp
All luggage and packs need to be waterproof or plastic luggage.
Pack
1 light-weight internal frame pack (approx 65-liter cube-shaped ).
1 daypack optional for the approach hike and for potential use on summit day If you propose to use it for your summit pack it should be large enough for your down jacket, misc. clothes, food, and water. The Lowe Alpine lepton or carbonado Speed twenty-eight is great, light-weight (16 oz.) choices.
1 large (122 liters approx.) duffel for gear and should be sturdy to be used on pack animals
Small padlock for a duffel.
1 small duffel for bags stored in Katmandu. We will provide a complimentary duffel/kit bag for the items you purchase in Katmandu.
Sleeping Gear
1 down sleeping bag rated to -10 F (Gore Dry loft or similar cloth helps defend down and dark colors speed drying time)
Sleeping Pad. Full length closed cell foam (mandatory) and/or Therma-Rest for additional heat and luxury.
Miscellaneous
1 kit with non - steroidal anti-inflammatory pills and other medications suggested by your doctor.
Lip balm - a minimum of SPF twenty, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is useful to hold around your neck
Sunscreen - a minimum of SPF40
Headlamp. Petzl Myobelt Three or another suitable type.
3 Water bottles – 10 centimeter wide-mouth Nalgene (1 may be a pee bottle).
Hydration bladder with drinking tube for lower mountain (optional)
Packets of electrolyte powder for rehydration.
Plastic mug w/snap-on lid, 16 oz. or larger.
Bowl and spoon. Plastic, tiny Tupperware works well. Lexan spoons are best.
Pocket knife - tiny Swiss-army kind.
Water purification. Iodine tablets or Polar-pure crystals
Toiletry kit. Take care to incorporate bathroom tissue hold on in the bag.
3-4 massive plastic bags for keeping miscellaneous gear dry.
Nylon stuff sacks For food and equipment storage. Massive Ziplocs are also useful.
Towel.
Earplugs.
Hand wipes.
1 tiny chrome steel vacuum bottle (optional).
Favorite snack foods (not too heavy).
Paperback books, cards, ipod, etc.
Binoculars (optional for viewing the route from the lower camps).
Camera - one light-weight to take shots while on the mountain One SLR camera is optional for the trek..
Fanny pack or notecase for travel documents, cash & passport.
Passport and passport photos
Airline departure details. Please leave your airline ticket at our office in the event you need to alter your departure date.
"While you're needed to bring everything on this list, there are suitable variations that are also suitable. Many of these items can be purchased in Kathmandu from stores that cater to mountain trekking.

The trail to Island Peak is technically difficult. But anyone who has previous trekking experiences or no experience can ascend the peak. But, you must prepare well with the appropriate gear and physical training plus fitness.

Keep in mind, the trekkers must be physically fit and conditioned.

However, we do not recommend that you try Island Peak as your first climb.

For further information on this trip, do contact us.


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