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Lobuche Peak Climbing (6119m)

Lobuche Peak climbingIn the Lobuche Peak there are two different summits Lobuche East (6,119m) and Lobuje West (6,145m). Although a continuous ridge connects them there is a sharp gap and a considerable distance between them. Lobuche is an attractive summit, offering a variety of existing routes and a wide scope for new lines. Seen from near Pheriche, the dark triangle of its rocky East Face rises above the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to an icy skyline. This skyline forms the South Ridge, the junction of the East Face with the glaciated South-West Face and the line of the normal route of ascent. This in turn leads to the summit ridge running northwest from the top of East Face through several small summits to the East Peak.

Lobuche East:
The true East Peak is quite striking and is reached by descending into marked notch and climbing steep snow/ice slopes to the top. This is rarely climbed and is often mistaken for Lobuje West. Most attempts on the mountain climb the summit ridge only as far as subsidiary snow summit, before the notch, southeast of the true peak. Numerous parties have attained the false summits east of the notch, but the first recorded ascent of the true Lobuje East.

ITINERARY:

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, day at leisure.
Day 02 sightseeing around kathmandu valley
Day 03 Flight - Lukla (2840m)/trek - Phakding (2640m)
Day 04 Trek - Namche Bazar (3440m)
Day 05 Acclimatization day
Day 06 Namche - Tengbuche (3860m)
Day 07 Tengbuche - Dingbuche (4410m
Day 10 Dingbuche - Lobuche (4910m)
Day 11 Gorakshep excursion to Kala Pattar (5550m)
Day 12 Gorakshep excursion to EBC (5310m) and Lobuche
Day 13 Lobuche - Lobuche Base Camp
Day 14 Climb - High Camp
Day 15 Climb - summit (6119m) and back to Base camp
Day 16 Lobuje base camp - Pheriche (4270m)
Day 17 Pheriche - Tengbuche (3860m)
Day 18 Tengbuche - Namche (3440m)
Day 19 Namche - Lukla (2840m)
Day 20 Fly to Kathmandu (1350m) / Hotel
Day 21 Bhaktapur and Patan sightseeing and return
Day 22 Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or relax
Day 23 Drive to Airport for flying your own destination


 


 

 

 

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