Peak Climbing in Nepal

Chulu East Peak Climbing - 6584m

Chulu East Peak ClimbingChulu East (6,584 m.) is situated high above the Manang valley with breathtaking views across to the Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu. The climb is combined with the classic trek around the Annapurna massif, ascending the Marshyangdi valley and crossing the Thorong La, before descending the Kali Gandaki valley to Pokhara. The climb is technically straightforward and you should be familiar with the use of your equipment, crampons, harness, ice axe, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. Most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. You should be very fit and have good experience of climbing.

The North-East Ridge is considered the normal route to climb this peak from a Base Camp on the moraine at 5334m (17500ft). Most climbers make it to the top and back from Base Camp in one long day although some have, in the past, established a higher camp somewhere below the peak. Another subsidiary peak called Chulu Far East (6059m) 19880ft) may also be attempted from this approach.

Although the approach up the Marshyangdi is relatively quick and involves no great altitude gain, the trek takes you through a wonderful variety of landscape and culture; from the subtropical lower reaches of the valley with its terraced fields where Gurung people dominate, to the ethnically as well as socially interesting Managba people of the upper valley, crossing rhododendron and pine forests. After the ascent our route crosses the Thorung La, a 5350m high pass before dropping to Jomsom downstream the Kali Gandaki River. We fly back to Kathmandu via Pokhara

TRIP FACTS

Elevation (feet): 21599
Elevation (meters): 6,584
Range: Himalayas
Country: Nepal
Continent: Asia
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Convenient Center (s): Beshsi Sahar (Lamjung)
Best months for climbing: July, August, September, October
Year first climbed:
Trip : 20 Days
Minimum pax: 2 people

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival Kathmandu air port- transfer hotel
Day 02 : Peak permit Preparation and official formalities
( You can use this day for rock climbing course or sightseeing )
Day 03 : Drive to Besi Sahar : Trek begins, camp
Day 04 : Trek to Ngadi, camp
Day 05 : Trek to Jagat, camp
Day 06 : Trek to Dharapani, camp
Day 07 : Trek to Chame, camp
Day 08 : Trek to Pisang, camp
Day 09 : Trek to Chulu, camp
Day 10 : Trek to Camp 3950m, camp
Day 11 : Trek to Chulu BC, camp
Day 12 : Trek to High Camp, camp
Day 13 : Summit Chulu, back to BC, camp
Day 14 : Trek to Manang, camp
Day 15 : Trek to Thorung Phedi, camp
Day 16 : Trek to Muktinath via Thorung La, camp
Day 17 : Trek to Jomsom, camp
Day 18 : Flight : Jomsom – Pokhara - Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 19 : Free day in Kathmandu, hotel
Day 20 : Final departure, transfer to airport

Above itinerary can be customized according to your desire and duration of holiday.

Note: Chulu east peak trip can be organized tented camp ( camping) only also, if you are not interested to do combine service tea- house + camping (tented camp).

COST INCLUDES :

  • Welcome in Airport by Garland
  • All ground Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2 to 4 star hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu /Lukla /Kathmandu flight fare for member & Nepali staff
  • Accommodation in lodge or tent during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking & camping
  • High altitude tent, & high food at climbing
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • Down jacket, 4 seasonal sleeping bag
  • Trekking map.
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • All cost for a Langtang Ri leader (First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking) and sherpa, a sherpa assistance leader(s) and assistance Trek leader help each individuals while on trek
  • Salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of our staff
  • Portable Altitudes Chamber (PAC) for safety measures.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner

COST EXCLUDES :

  • Nepalese l Visa Fee (USD 40 for 30 Days)
  • International airport departure taxes
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Mountaineering Gear
  • Climbing royalty
  • Garbage deposit
  • Climbing Sherpa fee
  • Travel & Rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Equipments checklists - climbing trips
In addition to the above list of suggested trekking equipment, you should take along with various items of mountaineering tools. For any trip which has crossed by steep, snow-covered ground, or which has included section of glacier travel, it might be necessary for the group roping up as a safety precaution. To facilitate this process of roping up, you will need to maintain a minimum requirement, a climbing harness, a climbing sling and two locking carabineers. Plastic mountaineering boots, a mountaineering ice axe and a pair of crampons with front points are the other items of equipment, which are required for our trekking peak trips. (Please note: Our recommendation that you take no more than 33 pounds of trekking equipment DOES NOT include your plastic boots, ice axe, crampons or harness/carabineers. During the trek, climbing hardware will be carried separately from your personal trek bag in-group bags until needed).

An explanation of the equipment that you will need

Daypacks for climbing trips
3000-4000 cubic inches. For climbing trips, you will be required to carry more warm clothing during the climbs and also your personal climbing gear. For this reason, you will need a slightly bigger daypack than for a trekking-only trip. If you have any questions about gear, please do not hesitate to call our office for advice.

Equipment Rental
In order to minimize your expense outlay for trekking and climbing equipment you may never use again, we offer a wide range of equipment available for rent for the duration of your trip. All rental equipment can be picked up from your trip leader upon arrival for your trip.

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