Lobuche Peak Climbing is one of the adventures peak climbing in the Everest region. Lobuche is consist of two different peaks Lobuche East Peak and Lobuche West Peak. This 18 days trip will take you to the top of the Lobuche Peak (6,119 m) from where you will get to see panoramic views of snow-capped Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Cholatse (6,440 m), Mt. Pokalde (5,806 m), and many more.
The trail will include beautiful dense forests of rhododendrons, juniper, oak, birch & conifer, lovely small rivers, thrilling suspension bridges, picturesque villages & valleys, moraines, and lots of ascends & descends on steep, rugged, icy, and rocky paths. Lobuche East was first climbed on April 25, 1984, by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen. Whereas Lobuche West was first climbed in 1955 via the South Shoulder. Climbing the east peak is easier than the west. There is a deep irregular ridge between the two peaks, which makes approaching the West peak from the East impossible. Locals of this region are generally Sherpa and Rai. They have their own dialect, tradition, culture, and way different lifestyle than us.
Best Time to Summit Lobuche Peak
Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) is the best time to summit Lobuche Peak. During Spring and Autumn, the region presents captivating views of the mountain landscapes and trail also become extremely beautiful. You can also go on this trip during winter but the harsh cold weather might not fit for everyone.
Food, and Accommodation during Lobuche Peak Climbing
You will stay in 2 or 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu and in lodge/camp during the Lobuche Peak Climbing. All the rooms will be on twin sharing basis. You will only get breakfast in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. While on the trek the food will be served according to the menu of the lodge. During your stay in camp, food will be prepared and served by the crew members.
Similarly, drinking water is easily available everywhere. You can carry reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters. We highly encourage you not to buy water bottle during the trip as it helps in preservation of the region.
Is Lobuche Peak Climbing is difficult?
Lobuche Peak Climbing is a difficult journey in the Himalayas yet it is not as strenuous as other expeditions. Moreover, Lobuche Peak Climbing is provided you with the ground knowledge and experience before going on an expedition to the world's highest mountains.
You don't need to have prior trekking experience to do this climbing. However, every day you have to trek for around 5 to 6 hours, and on the day of the summit, you are also needed to trek 8 to 10 hours a day, which does require strong physical fitness, determination, and good stamina. We will also provide you with pre-climbing training where you will learn proper use of gears like harness, crampons, rope, are, extra that will help you boost your confidence.
Achievement after Lobuche Peak Climbing
Lobuche Peak Climbing will let you know the basic mountaineering skills. You will get to experience the enchanting beauty of this isolated region along with the tradition and lifestyle of the locals. Moreover, you will learn to survive in the extreme region, work as a team player, and make new friends. You will return with the lifelong memories that will stay with you forever. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information and get outstanding superb services. Thank you.