Island Peak Climbing

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Trip Facts

Primary Activity Climbing Secondary Activity Trekking
Trip Difficulty Adventurous Max Altitude 6189 M
Duration 24 Days
Trip Cost Negotiable Group Size Min 1 Pax
Country Nepal Meals B/B in KTM and B/L/D in climbing period

Trip Introduction

Island peak stands at 6,189 m. (20,305 ft). This trekking peak offer greatpotential for climbing and provide a challenging but achievable alternative to full scale mountaineering expeditions with a chance to stand on top of a Himalayan peak.
Trekking peaks do vary in terms of difficulty from non-technical plods to very technical climbs. Island peak is mostly a plod up but does require the use of ice axe and crampons and there is one part where a rope is needed.

Day 1 Arrival to Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu free day for trekking preparation.
Day 3 Kathmandu fly to Lukla (2800m) then commence trek to Phakding (2600m)
Day 4 Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)
Day 5 Excursion days.
Day 6 Trek to Khumjung (3800m)
Day 7 Trek to Dole (4000m)
Day 8 Trek to Machharma (4400m)
Day 9 Trek to Gokyo (4750m)
Day 10 Trek to Thangna (4600m) Via Gokyo-Ri (5350m)
Day 11 Trek to Jongla (4600m) Via Cho-La pass (5400m)
Day 12 Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 13 Trek to Chukung (4700m)
Day 14 Trek to Island Peak BC (5100m)
Day 15 Island Peak.
Day 16 Island Peak Summit (6190m)
Day 17 Island Peak BC
Day 18 Trek back to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 19 Trek to Tyangboche (3800m)
Day 20 Trek to Namche Bazzar (3440m)
Day 21 Trek back to Lukla (2800m)
Day 22 Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 23 Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 24 Transfer to international airport



Equipments

  • You must bring the following items:
  • Hiking boots
  • Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Head torch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L.
  • Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel
  • Daypack, 25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets