Climb above the Lhotse glacier
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
Spots available: 8
- 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)
Still a work in progress