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Island Peak Climbing 6189m/20,305ft

“Island Peak (6,189m) is one of the most popular peaks in the Everest region of Nepal. This Peak climbing lies on top of the Chhukung glacier between Amadablam and Lhoste mountain.”
Island Peak Climb and mountain peak 3 Passes Trek takes us to a series of a beautiful turquoise lake within the Gokyo valley, the known Renjo La  Cho La and Kongma La pass and before Island peak climb we reaching Mt. Everest Base Camp. On our 22 days journey, we also ascend Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar which provides magnificent close-up beautiful views of the worlds highest Himalayas including Chumbu, Pumo Ri, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Lola,  Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Lobuche Peak and many more. Island peak climbing is physically fit and fine energetic trekkers having little experience in outdoor activities. This peak is the more technical and challenging beautiful peak for climbing. During the Island peak trip, you can visit Khumbu valley, Sherpa Culture, and kind snow-covered Himalaya range before scaling of the climbing. The Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek incorporates enough and proper acclimatization and is ideal for adventure seekers in a quest for a challenging trekking and climbing experience.

Trip Highlights


  • The Island Peak Climbing and Summit at an elevation of 6189m.
  • Amazing, mountains view from Island Peak Summit.
  • Get experience real mountain climbing.
  • An adventure types of experience Camping on Island Peak Base Camp.
  • Safe and hygienic food.
  • Climbing Kalapathar amazing viewpoint of Mt. Everest.

EQUIPMENTS

You will be carrying all of your gear and some of the cluster gear, the things you decide on to require ought to be light-weight, dependable, and all-mains to a range of utmost conditions. the standard of the instrumentation you decide on features a ton to try to with however heat, dry, and safe you may stay therefore be vital of quality and therefore the correct match of the article of clothing. Comfort lends itself to an additional pleasant experience!’

The layering system made public is sometimes sufficient for many individuals, however, if you tend to be colder, bring one further medium layer like a vest, which might be ideal for further heat around camp. once creating the ultimate call on what goes into your pack, bear in mind that it’s a fine science of taking barely enough garments and accessories to try to the work, whereas not over-burdening yourself with things you almost certainly won’t.

The cotton article of clothing should be avoided as a result of it dries terribly slowly and may be a poor dielectric once-wet. Instead, opt for wool or artificial materials that “wick” the sweat and wetness aloof from your skin to stay you a lot of hotter.

We will offer complimentary water and windproof duffle that you’ll use on the trek and is carried by porter/s. The duffle is yours to stay once the trek. you’ll leave your bag together with your non-trek things at the building in Katmandu and collect them once the trek.

All the instrumentation like Base camp tents, room accessories and every one the cluster climb instrumentation ( climb the rope, ice screw, snow bar, ice hammer) is provided by the corporate.

Climbing gear:

He(Guide) Following instrumentality square measure essential for the climb.

  • Alpine climb harness. should have adjustable leg loops and match overall wear.
  • 2 protection carabiners. The large, pear-shaped ring is best, screw gate sort counseled
  • 3 regular carabiners. Lightweight; BD Hotwire square measure counseled.
  • Ice ax w/leash. light-weight (Grivel Air school, diamond Raven, or Charlet Moser Snow
  • Walker). below 5’7” use 60cm; 5’7”- 6’2” use 65cm; over 6’2” use 70cm.
  • Plastic mount boots (Koflach Degree, Lowa Civetta, or Scarpa Alpha) or animal skin Double mount boots (La Sportiva Olympic Mons, Boreal GI or equivalent; should be mountaineering/crampon compatible)
  • Crampons. should be appropriate plastic boots before the trip, new-style sort recommended; embody a straightforward repair kit (Grivel G12, diamond Contact, or
  • Charlet Moser Super 12)
  • Adjustable trekking poles.
  • Belay/rappel device (Figure eight preferred)

Upper Body:

  • 2 a cotton jersey.
  • 1 polypropene jersey.
  • 2 arm polypropene shirts. light-weight, pastel for sunny days.
  • 2 girls sports bras. Synthetic, no cotton!
  • 1 Softshell. gnawing animal Dri-clime Wind Shirt, geographic region Stretch Zephur or Krushell Jacket (R2 slipoveracceptable).
  • Down/synthetic sweater or vest. geographic region Puffball Jacket or Sweater preferred; R4 Jacket acceptable
  • Hard monkey jacket with hood. Waterproof and breathable. Gore-Tex or equivalent is best, convenient enough to sue over multiple layers.
  • 1 expedition down windcheater with hood. this is often in all probability your necessary|most vital|most significant} piece of clothing! it’s important that your jacket is 700+ fill down, baffle construction (not seamed through seams) and contains a thickly insulated hood.

Hand Wear:

You will need 2 systems: one glove system for lower on the mountain and mittens over mitt system for the cold temperatures encountered on summit day.

  • 2 try of liner gloves. skinny wool or polypropene.
  • 1 try of heat gloves. Fleece or wool.
  • 1 tries expedition shell gloves.
  • 1 tries standard expedition shell mitts. Or professional Mitts. If they are doing not have articulatio radiocarpea straps take into account stitching one on in order that you’ll be able to either attach it to your jacket or cinch the strap to your articulatio radiocarpea in order that you are doing not lose your mittens in high winds.

 Head Gear:

  • Warm hat. Wool or artificial that covers your ears.
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask.
  • Shade hat or jockey cap.
  • Glacier glasses. 100 percent UV protection with aspect shields and a hard-sided storage case (e.g. Julbo or Cebe)
  • 1 combine further dark glasses (also with UV protection just in case your onest combine breaks).
  • 1 ski spectacles with UV protection
  • If you need prescription ice mass glasses, you’ll get your lenses changed to your prescription.

Lower Body:

  • 4 of liner socks. plastic or Capilene.3 try of light-weight trekking socks.
  • 2 of medium-heavy wool socks. Check boot work with liner and wool socks on.
  • 1 of nylon shorts.
  • 1 nylon pants for trekking and around camp.
  • 2 light-weight undergarment bottoms
  • 1 fleece pants with facet zipper or “puff-ball pants”
  • 1 softshell pant (e.g. geographical region Guide pants or OR Granite Pants. Schoeller fabrics).
  • 1 of onerous shell pants. Waterproof/breathable with full facet zips, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best.
  • 1 gaiter. confirm they’re going to work over plastic boots (OR Crocodiles or equivalent).
  • 1 down booty (optional).
  • 1 path shoes for the hike to base camp and use at camp
  • 1 of sandals or court game shoes for Katmandu and in camp
  • All wear ought to be unbroken dry exploitation waterproof stuff sacks or massive plastic luggage.

Pack:

  • 1 light-weight internal frame pack (approx four,000 cube-shaped inches).
  • 1 daypack is optional for the approach hike, potential use on summit day and carry-on pack. If you propose to use it for your summit pack it should be giant enough for your down jacket, misc. clothes, food, and water. The Lowe Alpine lepton or carbonado Speed twenty-eight is great, light-weight (16 oz.) choices.
  • 1 large (7,500+cu.in.) duffel for gear, should be sturdy to be used on pack animals
  • Small padlock for a duffel.
  • 1 little duffel for bags storage in Katmandu. we are going to provide a complimentary duffel/kit bag for the item you purchase in Katmandu.

Sleeping Gear:

  • 1 down bag rated to -10 F (Gore Dryloft or similar cloth helps defend down and dark colors speed drying time)
  • Sleeping Pad. Full length closed cell foam (mandatory) and/or Therma-Rest for additional heat and luxury.

Miscellaneous:

  • 1 kit with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and the other doctor suggested medications.
  • Lip balm. a minimum of SPF twenty, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is useful to hold around your neck
  • Sunscreen. a minimum of SPF forty
  • Headlamp. Petzl Myobelt three or adamant variable.
  • 3 Water bottles. one cubic decimeter wide-mouth Nalgene (1 may be a pee bottle).
  • Hydration bladder with drinking tube for lower mountain (optional)
  • 1 bottle dielectric.
  • Plastic mug w/snap-on lid, 16 oz. or larger.
  • Bowl and spoon. Plastic, tiny Tupperware works well. Lexan spoons ar best.
  • Pocket knife. tiny Swiss-army kind.
  • Water purification. Iodine tablets or Polar-pure crystals
  • Toiletry kit. take care to incorporate bathroom tissue hold on during a bag.
  • 3-4 massive plastic luggage, for keeping miscellaneous gear dry.
  • Nylon stuff sacks. For food and equipment storage (OR features a sensible selection); massive Ziplocs are helpful additionally.
  • Camp towel.
  • Earplugs.
  • Hand wipes.
  • 1 tiny chrome steel vacuum bottle (optional).
  • Favorite snack foods (no over a pair of pounds).
  • Paperback books, cards, Walkman, etc.
  • Binoculars (optional for viewing the route from the lower camps).
  • Camera. one light-weight purpose & shoot on the mountain, one massive SLR kind is elective for the trek in and base camp.
  • Fanny pack or notecase for travel documents, cash & passport.
  • Passport and passport photos
  • Airline price tag} (Please leave your airline ticket at our workplace in the capital of Nepal as a result of we tend tonight need be ever-changing the date of your departure from the capital of Nepal

“While you’re needed to bring everything on this list, there square measure varied choices, brands, and versions of every piece of kit. Use your expertise and therefore the listed options to seek out the most effective gear for you. a number of the higher than instrumentality will be simply found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper costs.”

GOOD TO KNOW

Insurance:

It is obligatory to possess smart travel insurance or emergency evacuation insurance which is able to cowl evacuation by any suggests that of transportation from high altitude. it’s additionally extremely counseled that each one member have cancellation insurance just in case of associate degree accident before departure, or if the trip is canceled thanks to unforeseen circumstances.

Fitness & Experiences:

For personal safety and success, glorious physical conditions square measure needed. before the trek, we recommend physical activities like running, swimming and sport combined with climbs to smaller peaks which incorporates climbs that involve travel on crampons below all types of conditions. make sure you’re snug with extreme exposure and steep drop-offs for long periods of your time and capable of carrying the serious lack of a mean of 30lbs. embrace lots of technical rock and mountaineering experiences, therefore you’re fairly snug following on alpine rock route. Be at home with jumars, ascenders, crampons, all of your gear, and knot. we’ll review every climber’s bio on a private basis to assist develop climbers curious about making an attempt Mount Amadablam.

Food:

A lot of food you delapidate altitude the higher you´ll perform. Considering the loss of appetence on a better attitude, Sherpa Shepherds guide can assist you to settle on food things that have quality and best to digest at higher-altitude throughout the trekking and accommodation within the lodges. However, at base camp, our expedition cook is set the most effective menu. we recommend you bring your own food if you, therefore, need like chocolate bars, dry foods, etc. we have a tendency to cater to completely different dietary necessities and full eater menus will be provided for the asking.

Accommodation:

In Kathmandu, you’ll lodge in star deluxe hotels and whereas you’re on trek your accommodation is in native lodges/guesthouses. At base camp, your accommodation is in tented camps. you must thus not expect the standards that may be achieved in luxury accommodation within the town. All accommodation is organized on a twin sharing basis throughout the trekking and native lodges won’t be in fact as like in hotels in Kathmandu.

Emergency Rescue:

In case of any high hypoxia issues commonly as a primary precaution 1st, it’s suggested to return down in real time to a lower altitude for a few rests and within the worse condition, you have got to more come back down either by whirlybird or by land transport.

Weather Forecast:

For the climb weather report, we have a tendency to advise you to use from Meteo Swiss or from the Republic of Austria or we are able to assist you to urge involved with them. For the prompt weather, Forecast sends to you by SMS or email or on phone to organize your summit try.

Recommended Personal Gears;

  1. Down suits (dangri)- one pc
  2. Summit shoe- one pc
  3. Walking shoe-1 pc
  4. Crampon- one pc
  5. Summit Glove- one pc
  6. Normal gloves- a pair of pc
  7. Summit Snow goggles- one pc
  8. Glacier glasses- one pc
  9. Ice ax- one pc
  10. Harness- one pc
  11. Jammer- one pc
  12. Carabineers’ (normal)- three pcs
  13. Sleeping bag (-40C)- one pc
  14. Down-filled Mattress- one pc
  15. Summit socks- a pair of pc
  16. Normal socks- three pcs
  17. Climbing bag (40 ltr)- one pc
  18. Helmet- one computer
  19. Down jacket- one pc
  20. Down trouser-1 pc
  21. 8 finger /descended- one pc
  22. Headlamp- one computer
  23. Gore-tex jacket- one pc
  24. Gore-tax trouser- one pc
  25. Fleece jacket-1 pc
  26. Fleece trouser- one pc
  27. Fleece liner gloves- three pcs
  28. Screw Gate Carabineer- one pc
  29. Wind stopper- one pc
  30. Thermos bottle- 1pc
  31. The base layer (woolen)- a pair of sets
  32. Water bottle normal- one pc

Need any expert advice???

If you would like to talk to an expert to discuss any aspects of climbing and other queries, please meet or talk to our experts Sherpa Exp team. We can be reached by:
E-mail:  [email protected]
Phone no: +977-01-4701288
Mobile: +977 9851117039, 9866007038 (available on Whatsapp & Viber)

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu transfer to Hotel.
Day 2: Trip preparation at Kathmandu.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) thirty min flight, 3-4 hours trek.
Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft) 5-6 hours
Day 5: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft).
Day 7: Tengboche to Pheriche (4,200m/13,776ft).
Day 8: Pheriche to Lobuche (4,930m/16,170ft).
Day 9: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit mountain peak Base Camp (5364m/17,594ft).
Day 10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft) and back to Lobuche.
Day 11: Lobuche to Kongma La (5,535m/18,159ft) to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft).
Day 12: Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,200m/17,060ft).
Day 13: Pre-climb coaching on Island Peak Base Camp.
Day 14: Island peak base camp to island peak summit (6,189m/20,305ft), back to base camp: 10-12 hours.
Day 15: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours.
Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft): 4-5 hours.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft).
Day 19: Final Departure.

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Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfer services to and from both domestic and international flights as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the international airport by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking while arriving and departing in Kathmandu.
  • 3 Night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a B&B basis
  • Experienced and government licensed high altitude trekking guide during the trekking and climbing period
  • Schedule flight tickets for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu to all the climbing members, Sherpa guide.
  • All trekking and mountaineering equipment are available at the advanced base camp.
  • Services of chef and kitchen assistant at base camp.
  • 3 meals a day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee available in the tea house/hotel/lodge during the trekking.
  • 3 fresh meals a day: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served at base camp.
  • 20kg baggage allowance per person during trekking to base camp. This will be carried by porters/yaks.
  • Daily weather report services from Seattle, Washington based company.
  • Trekking permit (Everest national park entry fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permit of Nepal government to climb Island peak.
  • Nepalese government royalty and fees.
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurances for all involved staff in trekking and climbing period.
  • Equipment allowances and wages for chefs and kitchen assistants.
  • First aid medical kits for the group and the staff.
  • Satellite phone carried by a guide for communication. Available to clients with a cost of $3USD per minute call.
  • 2 expedition members will have 1, V25 North face 4 season tent available in the ABC.
  • Required fixed and dynamic ropes during the climbing period.
  • EPI gas and cooking stove above the base camp.
  • Helicopter rescue insurance for high altitude staff.
  • Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  • Trekking and climbing map of Island peak.
  • Transportation of food supply from Kathmandu to base camp (Cargo to Lukla and then by porter/yaks to base camp).
  • Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information.
  • Flight ticket reconfirmation.
  • Visa extension procedure services (if necessary).
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
  • Sherpa Expedition and Trekking T-shirt

Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars.
  • Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones, and the internet.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking gear.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescues, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee. (we have on arrival visa service for most of the  countries tourist traveler)
  • Wake talkies and Filming permit.
  • Personal climbing gear.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Any other item not included in “the cost includes section.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
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