Nepal seizes 1310 snowy peaks and includes 14 peaks above 8000m among which 8 are set in the country. This feature invites more than thousands of visitors from all over the world for Peak Climbing and Mountaineering in Nepal. The peaks ranging from 5587 to 6500 m are known as ‘Trekking peaks’ according to Himalaya standard which tempts a large number of visitors for the Trekking in Nepal. It can be easily accomplished by any moderately fit and enthusiastic climbers. Expedition in Nepal, on the other hand includes peaks above 7000-8000m which are thrilling and challenging.
Peak Climbing and Mountaineering in Nepal ranges from simple and easy climbing options for fit people which may not require prior experience to really challenging trails requiring the maximum levels of peak climbing skills, and a lot of previous experience. Amongst the peaks ranging between 6000 and 7000 m peaks- Island Peak, Pumori, Mera Peak, Chulu West, Baruntse, Amadablam, are considered the most picked peaks while regarding the peaks higher than 8000 m for the difficult climbing experience, Dhaulagiri, Lhotse, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest are famous ones. Undoubtedly, peak climbing in Nepal presents the best adventure expedition and trekking experience to both novice climbers as well as experienced trekkers.
Peak Climbing and Mountaineering in Nepal require at least moderate fitness level, passion and ability to walk for more than a few hours in a day. There are a number of peak climbing options which are not highly technical yet walking on the high elevated trails is not a walk in the park experience. Therefore, technical skills or prior mountaineering experience is a plus point for safe and successful mountaineering as you might have to use climbing equipments such as ropes, crampons, ice axes etc. Experienced and trained guides’ also must be hired for your safety and to identify risk of possible uneven snow conditions, storm, symptoms of dehydration, altitude sickness, cold etc.
Peak Climbing and Mountaineering in Nepal, though is a rather challenging experience, you will be rewarded with spectacular views and haunting feeling of reaching to the top of the peak.