Lobuche Peak is a great mountain to climb on your first Himalayan expedition. It's a 6,119 meters tall mountain in the Khumbu region and is classified as a trekking peak. Our Lobuche peak climbing itinerary combines an excursion to the Everest base camp (the base of the highest mountain in the world) and the very popular viewpoint, Kala Pathar. The climbing route to the pinnacle of this peak doesn't involve major technical sections, and mobility is quite doable, so we highly recommend Lobuche Peak climbing to our climbers with less or no experience.
Join our expert mountain guides on a great high alpine adventure to the summit of Lobuche east peak. En route, hike to Everest base camp, relish the spectacular sunrise from Kala Patthar, and cross Kongma La pass while spending nights in picturesque Shera villages.
Even though the technical section is not that demanding, the entire journey requires a strong build, high endurance, and willpower. At the same time, you'll need fair mountain awareness too. Rising high above the glaciers, Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp is one of the most adventurous activities in the Everest region. You get to witness breathtaking views of Mt. Everest (8,849 m) and other eight-thousander mountains like Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Cho Oyu (8,188 m), and Kanchenjunga (8,586 m).
For mountaineers aiming to climb more technically advanced mountains like Ama Dablam, Everest, Manaslu, etc use Lobuche Peak as a training peak. The Lobuche East Peak Climbing combines trekking and climbing. You'll be following the famous EBC trail for the first few days of the trip, exploring beautiful villages like Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), Tengboche (3,870 m), and Dingboche (4,360 m). Not only that, we have added a Kongma la pass (5,535 m) crossing in the itinerary too, which will help you a lot while climbing Lobuche east.
The journey is enchanted with tempting landscapes and views of verdant hills, waterfalls, rivers, colorful prayer flags, and snowy peaks. The lifestyle of the locals, their warm welcome, and rich tradition will give you a sense of home. Far away amidst the mountains of the Khumbu region, you'll get to unwind and rejuvenate. The visit to ancient monasteries like Tengboche monastery, Pangoche monastery, etc along the way and all these little elements make the Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp an immersive venture.
Hike to Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar, Crossing Kongma La pass
Before we go on with climbing, we'll hike to Everest base camp (5,364 m) and catch a gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar (5,644 m). The initial part of our Lobuche peak climbing itinerary lets you enjoy trekking in the Himalayas through rhododendron forests and Sherpa villages. The trail ascends to Kongma La pass, one of the three high passes in the Khumbu region. The trekking part will prepare your mind and body. You'll get a lot of time to acclimatize, which is crucial for a safe climb.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing route
The climbing route involves steep, snowy slopes and rock-fixed line climbing. From Lobuche Base Camp (4,950 m), you'll walk above the Khumbu glacier to reach Lobuche High Camp (5,400 m). From the high camp, the summit of Lobuche east is only a tough stretch away. The path gets steeper, and you have to walk by a sharp snow-ridge. Climbing in the northwest of the peak, there are some snow bumps and notches. From here, you will cross the 45° slope and finally push to the summit.
Climbing Training - all Climbing Gear Provided
At the base camp, our expert mountain guides will give you pre-climbing training. He'll brief you about the climbing route & the environment you'll be facing on the way to high camp and above. You'll learn to use climbing gears as well as some climbing protocols that will help the group communicate more effectively. This boosts your confidence and ensures you get the necessary basic climbing skills to push towards the summit of Lobuche peak.
How Difficult is Lobuche Peak Climbing?
Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp is a strenuous trip that explores the remote Khumbu region and gove above the Khumbu glacier. This package is for physically fit individuals who have previous high-altitude experience and awareness of basic mountain climbing. Our experienced mountain guides give you pre-climbing training and ensure your safety while climbing Lobuche east peak. So, you can enjoy the journey with no worries.
The trekking part needs 6 to 7 hours of walking each day on steep, rough terrain. You will be constantly ascending and descending. The trail crosses the high mountain pass and walks over glaciers. You also have to deal with increasing elevation and all the limitations that come with it. Some days can get as long as 8 to 9 hours, so the participants should have high endurance and can push themselves.
Why join Nepal Gateway Trekking for Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp?
At Nepal Gateway Trekking, we have tested and runned our Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary. We are confident with our mountain crew, safety protocol, and trip experience you'll get. We have the best Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp cost in the market. Likewise, you'll not be bothered by any hidden charges. We have been organizing trips like this for over a decade. You can trust our team.
To book the Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp 2022/2023 departure, feel free to send us your inquiry at our email address ([email protected]), or you can text/call us at +977 9851055520/+977 9841986923.
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