Peak climbing and trekking in Nepal is obviously a fascinating dream for large numbers of mountain climbers. Peak climbing in Nepal usually means climbing of peaks, which are more than 5500 meters height, while less than 7,000 meters.
Climbing or trekking peaks of Nepal are relatively smaller as compared to expedition peaks. In order to climb these peaks, you only require basic mountaineering skills, which include walking over crampons, utilization of ice axes, rope techniques, climbing of rocks and similar others.
Hence, by the help of fully experienced Sherpas and trekking guides, you irrespective of newbie or experienced climbers, you will expect to climb such mountains successfully. Moreover, Peak climbing in Nepal act as a good option for all individuals, who do have adequate time or limited ability but strong interest in expedition across the country.
Popular Peaks to Climb in Nepal
Now, let us have a look on few of the popular peaks to climb in different areas of Nepal.
Mera Peak Climbing, as the name suggests, takes individuals to about 6461 meters height i.e. at the summit of Mera peak, recognized as a highly sought trekking peak in Nepal. From its summit, you will be able to get incredible views of the mountains and other areas of Himalayan region to admire.
The trip starts in Nepal’s capital city i.e. Kathmandu followed by a flight to Lukla. Here, peak climbers have to climb from valleys and beautiful hills to reach the completely cold mountain area. Located at the edge of popular Khumbu region, climbing to Mera Peak gives a good opportunity to enjoy trekking activities in the Nepal’s Himalayan region.
Summit for the Island Peak Climbing begins in early morning with excellent yet interesting scramble combined with rock ridge towards the mountain glacier. Over the rock ridge, you will also find a steep snow wall of head that leads to the summit. By reaching at the top of the famous Island peak, you will get opportunity to view breathtaking yet panoramic views of various gigantic mountains. These are Lhotse, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar and similar others forming a semi circle in the northern region. In addition, you will get stunning views of Baruntse and Makalu in the eastern region and Amadablam, the famous expedition peak of the southern region. Thus, climbing of mountain peaks will give you an unforgettable experience to mountain climbers, trekkers and other Nepal tourists.