Island Peak

Climb above the Lhotse glacier

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Difficulty rating

Consistent walking with a light day pack (18-20L) for up to one hour without a break. The incline will not exceed 20 degrees.  The trail will be relatively flat dirt and gravel with a few sections of open rock slab.

Consistent walking with a light day pack (18-20L) for up to two hours without a break. The incline will be variable between 20 and 45 degrees. The trail will be more rocky with potentially longer sections of rock slab and small stream crossings.

Consistent walking with a multi-day pack (30-45L) for up to two hours without a break. The incline will be steep between 45 and 60 degrees. The trail potentially will have sections of exposed non-technical scrambling using both hands and feet.

Consistent scrambling and climbing with a multi-day pack (30-45L) for longer periods of time three to five hours without a break. The incline will be very steep with the potential for sections of vertical 60-90 degrees. Trail conditions will change depending on type of trip (snow/glacier, rock, dirt).

This 20 day trip you will trek through the Khumbu and climb to the summits of Kala Patthar (18,519′) and Island Peak (20,305′).

Length of trip: 20 days

Dates: Spring 2019 TBD

Cost: $4,200

Spots available: 8

Difficulty: Difficult

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
  • American guide and liaison
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Hotel in katmandu
  • All Meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • All transportation cost in Nepal* (Jeep rides, Flights)
  • Local staff
  • Trekking Permits

*Does not cover any rescue flights if you require one

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
  • Flights to Nepal
  • Nepal Entry Visa
  • Rescue Insurance (recommended)
  • Trip Insurance (recommended)
  • Personal gear (see recommended gear list)

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