Lobuche Peak - 6145m

Destination: Everest Region
Duration : 20 days
Best Season : Mar-May; Oct-Nov

Grade : normal climbing
Max. Altitude : 6145m

Lobuche is another trekking peak that can be combined with the Everest Base Camp trek or other similar treks in the Khumbu area. It is somewhat more technical than Island Peak and the mountain actually consists of two summits, east and west. The east peak (6119 m) is considered a trekking peak and the west (6145 m) an expedition peak, and although they are connected by a continuous ridge, there is some considerable distance between them. The rocky east face of Lobuche forms a dark triangle that rises over the Khumbu Glacier to form the south ridge, appearing as a spectacular skyline. The summit of the east peak can be reached by descending a notch and climbing the steep snow-covered slope towards the top. Usually, the summit ridge is climbed only as far as a subsidiary snow summit, southeast of the true peak; this is known as the false peak. The entire mountain offers a variety of routes and potentially many new ones. 

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure

Day 03 : Flight KTM/LUKLA (2834 m) & trek to Phakding (2611 m)

Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

Day 05 : Rest day

Day 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3867 m)

Day 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4343 m)

Day 08 : Rest Day

Day 09 : Trek to Lobuche (4940 m)

Day 10 : Trek to Gorakshep (5153 m), hike to EBC

Day 11 : Hike Kalapatther (5550 m) and trek to Lobuche base camp

Day 12 : Climbing period (preparation and training day)

Day 13 : Climbing period (summit day)

Day 14 : Climbing period (extra day in case of bad weather or any other cause)

Day 15 : Trek to Pangboche (3901 m)

Day 16 : Trek to Namche (3440 m)

Day 17 : Trek to Lukla

Day 18 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 19 : Rest at Kathmandu

Day 20 : Departure on your own destination

Personal Belongings:

- Camera, chargers, personal medical kit, ID/passport, diary/notebook, Nepalese currency etc....

Personal Trekking / Climbing Gear:

- Climbing boots

- Harness

- Zummer

- Crampons

- Ice axe

- Carabineer

- Descender

- Tape shilling

- Fursik rope

- Helmet

- Warm Inner base layer

- Day bag (hiking - 10-20 L)

- Rucksack - 45 L

- Gore-Tex jacket and trouser

- Feather/down jacket

- Trekking shoes

- Several pairs warm socks

- Thick climbing gloves

- Normal gloves

- Hat/cap

- UV polarised sun-glasses

- Water bottle, camelbak

- Water thermos

 

Cost Includes:

- International arrival and departure

- Domestic arrival and departure

- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (B/B plan)

- Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight ticket

- Trekking lodge and accommodation

- Climbing guide

- Tent service and full camping support in base camp and high camp

- Food and tent

- cook, kitchen staff and other service crew

- Lobuche peak climbing permit

- Group climbing gear (fix rope, ice bar, ice screw, rock piton etc)

- Insurance for sherpa and crew

Cost Excludes:

- Personal climbing gear

- Oxygen and regulator mask (emergency support purpose)

- Insurance (rescue, medical)

- Food in Kathmandu

- Drinks and beverages

- Staff tips

 

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