Peak Climbing / Mountain Climbing / Expedition
Peak climbing in Nepal is also renowned as mountaineering. Mountaineering in Nepal is very old activity, even before trekking and tour started. There is not any specific date to illustrate when mountaineering started but it is believed to start from 19th century.
Climbing in Nepal is famous because of towering mountains and wider Himalaya range located in Nepal – including highest mountain of the world “Mount Everest”. There are more than 14 mountains above 8000 meters – many of those are not just the highest mountain in Nepal but also member of eight thousander list.
Interestingly there are many un-named and unknown mountains to climb in Nepal. Nepalgram is always looking for another new peak for adventure to unknowns. Any interested climbers from all around the globe are well-come to join our unknown expeditions in Nepal Himalaya.
Young Himalaya range of Nepal has peaks from easy to highly technical. Interestingly – Mount Everest is regarded as one of the moderate climbing peak of Nepal. Because of the fixed route and rope on climbing Everest – Everest is not tough in comparison to other technical expedition of Nepal.
Some of the famous peak climbing in Nepal is; mera peak, lobuche peak, Island peak – all of these peaks are in around Everest region.
Climbing towards the summit of Nepali peak is not hard if you have general knowledge of climbing gears and experienced guide to track the route to summit. Many climbing guides with Nepalgram have been to the respective peaks to know enough about the route and circumstances.
As expedition started before trekking, in Nepal – Himalayas of Nepal are still know for climbing than trekking. Whereas tour in Nepal is majorly a trip extension program for trekking and peak climbing. Peak Climbing in Nepal includes trekking to the basecamp of respective peak – which is why it is a best experience for mountain lovers.
Easy Peak climbing denotes to those peaks which are less technical and are also called trekking peaks of Nepal. Trekking peak or technically easy peak climbing do not involve long rope climbing or fixed roping. Unlike to technical peak climbing you do not have to rely on your harness and also necessarily do not need to use the ice axe. However, for safety purpose you still will use rope and ice axe for precautions.
To be honest – Easy peak climbing means those trekking peaks where you can literally walk like you are walking by beach when temperature is really low.
Because of the mountain wilderness – so called easy peak still demands longer hours of continues walk from one camp to another. And in relation with altitude of different peaks – a headache due to high altitude in most cases, while climbing easy peaks of Nepal.
Some of the famous easy peaks of Nepal are Mera peak and Yala peak climbing. Both of these peak are also famous as trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya. If you are looking for a first time peak climbing adventure in Nepal – one out of these two will not let you down.
Mera peak has 3 summit and all of them are easy enough whereas Yala peak climbing is really easy. Climbing guides of Nepal use Yala peak as training peak for their basic course, this certainly tells you degree of technical difficulty of Yala peak climbing. However, both of these trekking peaks are in the prime location to see the infinite mountain ranges. Yala peak is located in Langtang and Mera peak is inside Makalu Barun conservation area. From the summit of Mera peak you can see highest mountain of world – Mount Everest and other 3 peaks above 8000 meters from the sea level.
Climbing in Nepal has been a dignified adventure activity by then. Nepal climbing peaks are generally the first thing that comes in mind of people travelling to Nepal. Among thousands of peaks in Nepal, there are different types of peaks – trekking peak, technical peak, expedition peak and training peaks. Technical peak climbing is not an expedition but is considered as hard peak to climb.
Technical peak climbing needs skills about rope climbing. If you are used to rock climbing – technical peak will not be an issue. Even if you are climbing first time in the snow peaks of our technical peak climbing packages – general knowledge about climbing gears, use of harness, use of rope, simple knowledge on carabineer and safety measure knowledge is appreciated.
Nepal climbing adventure is summoned in technical peak climbing packages. Your enthusiasm and endurance while climbing is always mandatory – however, our expert guides and climbing team will always be there to help you for the necessary pull up or climb downs. Technical ice climbing is a part of Nepal peak adventure that you are looking for.
For easy example – Mt Amadablam (6812 meters) is regarded as the technical peak climbing. Climbing below 7000 meters is always regarded as peak climbing but many call Amadablam peak climbing as an expedition as well. This is just because of its technical difficulty. Technically Amadablam peak climbing is tougher than Everest expedition itself.
Indeed, some of the renowned & easy peaks like Island peak, Lobuche peak, Taboche peak, Nayakang peak can also be technical peaks with respect to the season of climbing. Climbing these peaks in winter is a challenge and hence considered as technical peaks respective to the climbing season. However, these peaks are considered as an easy peaks in spring season (spring is regarded as best time for mountaineering in Nepal).
When we say peak climbing in Everest – Everest expedition comes at the first. Along with this tallest peak of the world – there are thousands of other Mountains in Everest region to climb. Those peaks of Everest are famous climbing peaks, trekking peaks, technical climbing peaks and many unclimbed peaks.
Peak climbing in Nepal has begun its history with climbing of Everest – so this region of Nepal Himalaya can be regarded as first home for mountain adventures. Peak climbing in Everest is famous in 2 major ways – just as an expedition adventure and peak climbing with Everest base camp trekking.
Island peak, Lobuche peak, Cholatse peak, Amadablam peak are some of the peak climbing in Everest region which are famous thing to do with Everest base camp trekking. Whereas there are many peaks which are just adventures to the summit with technical climbing.
Everest is in the boarder of Nepal and china this peak climbing in Everest – here means – peak climbing in evcerest region of in the land of Nepal.
Some of the 8thousander peak expedition that is in Everest region is Mt choyu, Mt Lotse, Mt Everest and Mt Lotse saar. All of these 8 thousnader peaks can be climbed both from Nepalese side as well as from Nepal side. However, peak climbing with Everest base camp trek iw famous in Nepal side.
As the first mountain climbing destination of entire Nepal – Everest region has also been a famous place for birthplace of veteran mountaineers including first Everest summiteer Tenjing Norgey Sherpa. Tenjing and Edmund climbed Everest successfully for the first time in the climbing history and it was from Nepal side of Everest base camp.
Peak climbing in Everest region is recommended with local guides. For your information – all the multinational Everest expedition companies who take people to the summit of Everest are backed up with local Sherpa’s.
Among thousands of mountains in the Nepalese himalaya, there are many peaks above 7000 meters and are still not that technical.
Expedition refers to climbing snow peak mountains with a complete climbing gear. Use of supplemental oxygen might not be mandatory in the expeditions below 8k. However the climbing crew will have to take supplementary oxygen for climbings which rises above 7000 meters, already.
In general, expedition below 8000 are done; so as to acclimatize for bigger expeditions. Bigger expeditions like Mt Everest expedition are once in a lifetime goal of many people.
Expedition is one of the first activity which started commercializing the mountains as tourism industry in Nepal. Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna and ultimately Mt everest are famous peaks of expeditions era.
Expedition above 8000 meters are once in a lifetime goal of many mountaineers & a challenge to themselves.
Proper use of climbing equipments, extreme use of knowledge and physique is involved in expeditions above 8000 meters.
There are very few mountains above 8000 meters & interestingly many of those snow peaks are in Nepal.
Expeditions in the spring of every year is a big thing in mountain tourism in Nepal. Our expeditions are in the safe hands & calculated itinerary.