Manaslu Expedition is in Mansiri Himal range in Gorkha, Nepal. Manaslu situated at the altitude of 8161m is the world’s eighth highest peak. This Mountain was first successfully climbed by Japanese in 1953. And now regard Manaslu as “Japanese mountain“ in the world. Manaslu expedition also is known as a Kutang. The meaning of this mountain is adopting from Sanskrit language meaning ‘Intellect’ or ‘Soul’. The villagers of Samagaon (Village) told that the first Japanese team had been responsible for an avalanche. That destroyed a monastery (Pungen).
Many foreigner climbers’ enthusiasts are very much curious about Manaslu climbing. Moreover, this is one of the very popular expeditions being a difficulty. Manaslu climbing is an imposing mountain being a 3092m prominence. It extends from crops cultivation area to the area permanently covered with snow and ice. The beauty of Manaslu looks like a serrated wall of snow and ice hanging in the sky. This area is still restricted zone due to the rate of Manaslu death rate.
The expedition is a possible wilderness area to live snow leopard. Yet the Manaslu circuit trek is geographically spectacular and culturally fascinating. Mt. Manaslu Expedition requires more time than other 8000m Peaks. Manaslu base camp is famous for the scenic viewpoint. Climbing Manaslu peak is one of the most dangerous mountain climbing. Mount Manaslu expedition is much more technical and challenging than Cho Oyu and Sishapangma. So each Manaslu climbers should have excellent physical and mental fitness. High level of climbing skill and altitude alertness.
About our Manaslu Expedition Route
Manaslu Expedition route follows the Budigandaki Tsum Valley trail up to Samagoan. Our first acclimatization day at 4600m before. We head up to Manaslu Base Camp at 4750m. Manaslu Glacier is known as severe crevasses and dangerous. though using fixed ropes to cross.
We make our Manaslu Expedition Camp 1 day at 5700m high. The bottom of the North Peak is the heavily crevassed glacier. Manaslu Expedition Camp the safe section of the climb on a relatively flat area at 6400m. Although there might a lot of snow accumulation. Moreover, Camp 2 to Camp 3 is one of the shortest days about 3 hours to reach. Our Camp 3 is at 6800 meters just below the colOur to avoid the extreme winds. The route continues up until remaining glacier climbing steep sections of snow and ice. Finally, Camp 4 at 7400m is the last camp on our Manaslu expedition.