Climb Lobuche Peak & Ama Dablam: Nepal Mountaineering Expedition

Climb both the Lobuche Peak and Mount Ama Dablam in one trip! An unforgettable Nepal mountaineering expedition.

 
Activities
Mountaineering
Duration
27 days
Price
$8,350 to 8,350
 
 
Climb Lobuche Peak & Ama Dablam: Nepal Mountaineering Expedition

K2 Basecamp Trek. The second highest mountain in the world, thought by many to be the ultimate trek.

Lobuche Peak and Ama Dablam combination; 1 April – 28 April & 26 October – 22 November 2023 & 2024
Cost: $8,350
Offers a unique opportunity to learn glacier and technical skills before heading on to climb Ama Dablam – Asia’s most famous rock, ice, and snow peak, Matterhorn of the Himalaya
Located just 15 km / 10 miles from Everest. Among the most photographed peaks in the world. Everything for the novice to the expert climber. Beautiful rock is solid granite “scrambling”. Basecamp is located in a lovely grassy meadow. The hardest pitch is 12 metres / 40 feet of French class 4, British Severe, or North American 5.7. You will be following, not leading, on secure fixed ropes. Test yourself to 7000 metres / 23,000 feet. Friendly leaders, good teachers, technically accomplished. Before and during the expedition, leader Dan and the Sherpas will check your equipment, and train together with you, reviewing all needed skills on small easy cliffs around the warm and sunny basecamp.
Climbing Ama Dablam qualifies you for Everest, Gasherbrum, Manaslu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and K2.

Price Includes

  • British, European, and American leader Expert climbing Sherpas for the group (personal Sherpas available upon request)
  • Full service trek to base camp with all teahouses and all meals
  • Round trip return flights for you and your gear from KTM-Lukla and Lukla to KTM Personal equipment check in KTM and guided shopping trips for renting/hiring and purchasing
  • Meeting you at the airport and airport transfer to the hotel
  • Yak transport of all equipment to and from basecamp
  • Skillful base camp cooks Three meals each day, on trek, in basecamp, and at high altitude above basecamp .
  • Group emergency equipment, medical equipment and satellite phone
  • Private tents in basecamp (no sharing) Comfortable base camp with dining mess tent, tables and chairs, showers, bathroom, and solar charger
  • Guided training on cliffs and glaciers around basecamp All ropes, tents and high altitude climbing equipment
  • Full high altitude service to the summit and back
  • All permit fees and liaison officers
  • Two nights stay in a good quality comfortable Kathmandu hotel on arrival and two nights prior to departure in a double room. Private rooms are available for a small additional fee.

Price Excludes

  1. International flights to/from Kathmandu
  2. Mountain climbing rescue and travel insurance
  3. Personal climbing equipment and clothing
  4. Gratuities for staff Nepalese visa

What to expect

Climb Lobuche Peak & Ama Dablam: Nepal Mountaineering Expedition

26 Oct - Arrive in Nepal
27 Oct - Orientation day, equipment checking, gear shopping and sightseeing in Kathmandu. Stay at hotel.
28 Oct - Fly to Lukla, 2,900 metres (9,514 feet). Easy short walk to Phakding, 2,550 metres (8,366 feet). Beautiful day of light trekking. Sleep in teahouse.
29 Oct - Walk to Namche Bazaar, 3,440 metres (11,286 feet). Lovely forest trek over suspension bridges. This big village is the capital of the Sherpa people. Sleep in teahouse.
30 Oct - Rest & Acclimatization in Namche. Teahouse.
31 Oct - Walk to Pangboche 3,860 metres (12,644 feet). Famous Everest base camp trekking route with many lodges and restaurants and beautiful scenery of Mt. Ama Dablam. Teahouse.
1 Nov - Trek to Dingboche
2 Nov - Rest in Dingboche.
3 Nov - Trek to Dzongla.
4 Nov - Walk to Lobuche high camp.
5 Nov - Climb Lobuche Peak, return to camp
6 Nov - Walk to Pangboche
7 Nov - Walk to Ama Dablam Base Camp 4,570 metres (14,989 feet). Beautiful Ama Dablam basecamp is on grassy meadows. Camp.
8 Nov – Sherpa Prayer Ceremony (Puja) in Base Camp. Rest & Acclimatization,
9 Nov - Equipment check and fixed rope training day on small cliffs near base camp.
10 Nov - Walk to advanced basecamp, 5,350 metres (17,552 feet). Easy walking on paths. Sleep there.
11 Nov - Hike to camp 1, 5,700 metres (18,701 feet). A bit of rockhopping in a boulder field, followed by short easy low angle scramble to C1
12 Nov - Rest in Camp 1.
13 Nov - Climb to camp 2, 5,900 metres (19,357 feet). Easy climbing to C2 is on good solid granite, using fixed ropes.
14 Nov - Wake up in the night, eat "breakfast" and attempt the summit: 6,812 metres (22,349 feet). Summit attempt involves easy snow climbing with a bit of simple mixed rock just above C2. Return and sleep in C2.
15 Nov - Extra day for summit attempt.
16 Nov - Downclimb and walk down to basecamp.
17 Nov - Pack up and descend to Pangboche village. Sleep in teahouse.
18 Nov - Walk down to Namche Bazaar. Teahouse.
19 Nov - Walk down from Namche to Lukla. Teahouse.
20 Nov - Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
21 Nov - Extra day in Kathmandu, in case of delay, and for sightseeing, gift shopping, celebration, saying goodbye to new friends. Stay in hotel.
22 Nov - Fly back to home country.

 

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