Island Peak Climbing
Few people in this world love adventures. Among different sorts of adventures, Nepal is considered to be one of the finest destinations for mountain expedition and an adventurous Island peak expedition to Island Peak Climbing is one of them. A popular peak climbing located in kalapather Everest base camp region is startlingly popular among the adventure enthusiasts.
Island Peak climbing (6189m), having been located in Khumbu region, despite being not located among the mountain giants, has successfully fascinated the adventure lovers around the world for years and the climbers experience a fabulous and exhilarating flavor of Island peak expedition in Nepal. It is said that no sound technical skill of mountaineering is required for a successful scale of Island peak; nevertheless, the finest level of fitness is a must. Both the beginner and the expert can do it.
Island peak climbing is also popular as Imja Tse is often taken as the first attempt for most of the climbers before any technical summit attempt of giant peaks in the Himalaya in Nepal. This adventurous trekking is always combined with Kalapathar Everest base camp trekking as the climbers require sound acclimatization for a successful attempt of Island Peak. This trekking commences after a scenic and exciting flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. You slowly ascend to Namche and in few days you will get Kalapathar Everest Base Camp. From Kalapathar Everest Base Camp you will witness an astonishing view of world tallest mountains soaring up in the horizon. This trek will be a perfect acclimatization for the climbers. The climbers will get some skills and tips for climbing from our experienced mountaineering guide.
Then on the day of scaling the summit, you will move early in the morning. On the very day, you have to confront the rocky ridge full of snow and a glacier to which lead you to the top of Island peak. It is physically demanding but our well-trained mountaineering guide will use crampons, harness, jumar, and ropes if needed for the safe and successful climb. This part 60-70 degree face about 100 meters to the summit ridge is strenuous but on the triumph, this day will be the greatest achievement in your entire life. From the summit of Island peak, you can witness a magnificent panorama of gigantic mountains – Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse central (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) which form a semi-circle in the north and the stunning views of Makalu (8475m), Baruntse (7129m) in the east and exhilarating expedition peak of Amadablam (6812m) in the south – a life-time experience of Island peak expedition combination with Everest base camp in the Himalayas of Nepal.