Lobuche East Peak Climbing is popular among climbers as the toughest trekking peak to climb in the Everest region. The mighty Lobuche East stands tall with 6,119m height in scenic Khumbu region. This peak offers more challenges than its neighbors, Mera and Island, and has a more technical feel to it. It is a better choice for those who have had some mountaineering experience in the past. Views from the summit are as glorious as anyone can imagine and the Himalayas of the Everest region stretch out before you.
The climbers would have to face the challenges of tricky rock slabs, 45-degree ice slopes and sensational exposure throughout the Lobuche East climbing route to the summit. Everest climbers prefer to climb Lobuche Peak for better acclimatization purposes before climbing Everest. Although not an easy peak to climb, the Lobuche summit rewards the conquerors with exhilarating views of Himalayan panorama in the Everest Khumbu region including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and other mountains and peaks.
The itinerary combines Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek. You will also be climbing to Kalapathar for better acclimatization and for a closeup view of Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Spring and autumn are considered the best season for Lobuche East Climb.
During arrival our company representative will be waiting for you at the airport arrivals area holding a sign with your name/company. They will assist you with your luggage and take you to your vehicle for the transfer to your hotel.
The Mulberry Hotel is located in the heart of Kathmandu and is about 6 km from the airport. The journey should take around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Upon arrival at the Mulberry Hotel, the representative will help you check-in and ensure that you are comfortable before leaving you to settle in. The hotel offers comfortable accommodation with modern amenities and is a great place to relax and acclimatize before your climb.
If you have already completed the gear check or would prefer an alternative option for Day 02 of your trek/climb then there are a few possibilities.
-One option is to take a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage, and there are many interesting sites to explore. You could visit historic landmarks such as the Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath Stupa, and the Boudhanath Stupa, which are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You could also visit museums, art galleries, and local markets to get a feel for the city’s unique character.
Alternatively, you could use the day to relax and acclimatize at the hotel or participate in an optional activity such as a massage or yoga class. Ascent Himalayas can provide recommendations for local wellness services.
In the evening, Ascent Himalayas can arrange a welcome dinner for you and your fellow climbers. This is a great opportunity to meet your guides and support staff, get to know your fellow climbers, and enjoy some delicious Nepalese cuisine. The Ascent Himalayas team can also provide a briefing on the itinerary and answer any last-minute questions you may have.
Overall, Day 02 is a flexible day that can be tailored to your needs and preferences. Ascent Himalayas is committed to ensuring that you have a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience on your trek/climb.
Day 03 of your trek/climb with Ascent Himalayas involves a pickup from your hotel in Kathmandu and a flight to Lukla, followed by a trek to Phakding.
After being picked up from your hotel, you will head to the airport in Kathmandu for a scenic 45-minute flight to Lukla. Upon landing in Lukla, you will meet your trekking team and begin your trek to Phakding. The trek takes around 3-4 hours and covers a distance of approximately 8 kilometers. You will follow the Dudh Koshi River and cross several suspension bridges along the way, enjoying beautiful views of the surrounding landscapes.
Phakding is a small village located at an altitude of 2,610 meters (8,562 feet) and is a popular stopover for trekkers on their way to Everest Base Camp. You will spend the night at a local teahouse and enjoy the hospitality of the Nepalese people. The teahouse will provide basic accommodation and meals, including traditional Nepalese dishes such as dal bhat (lentil soup with rice and vegetables), momos (dumplings), and chapatis (flatbread).
Throughout the trek, your guide will provide guidance on trekking techniques, altitude sickness prevention, and other important aspects of the trek. They will also ensure that you are comfortable and safe throughout the journey.
Overall, Day 03 is an exciting and challenging day that marks the beginning of your trekking adventure in the Himalayas.
The trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is a popular and scenic route in the Everest region of Nepal. It usually takes around 6-7 hours to complete and covers a distance of approximately 10 km.
The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and crosses several suspension bridges, including the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge. The climb to Namche Bazaar is steep and challenging, with several switchbacks and stairs to negotiate along the way.
As you ascend towards Namche Bazaar, you will pass through several small villages and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.
Namche Bazaar is the largest town in the Everest region and is known as the gateway to Mount Everest. It offers a variety of amenities for trekkers and climbers, including restaurants, cafes, shops, and a bank.
Overall, the trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is a challenging but rewarding journey through the heart of the Himalayas, with stunning views of the mountains and a chance to experience the unique culture of the Sherpa people.
Acclimatization days are an essential part of any trek or climb in the Everest region, as they help the body adjust to the high altitude and reduce the risk of altitude sickness. On Day 05 of your trek you will spend an acclimatization day around the Everest View Hotel/Khunde village.
Khunde village is located at an altitude of 3,840 meters (12,598 feet) and is a popular stopover for trekkers and climbers. The village is home to the Khunde Hospital, which was founded by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1966 and provides medical care to the local community and trekkers in the region.
The Everest View Hotel is located nearby and offers stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayas. It is the highest located hotel in the world and is a popular destination for trekkers and climbers to acclimatize and enjoy the views.
During your acclimatization day, you can hike to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy the panoramic views of the mountains. You can also visit the Khunde Hospital and learn about its history and mission.
Overall, the acclimatization day around the Everest View Hotel/Khunde village is a chance to rest, acclimatize to the altitude, and enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas. It is an essential part of the trekking experience and will help prepare you for the challenges ahead.
The trek from Namche Bazaar to Debuche village is a popular and scenic route in the Everest region of Nepal. It usually takes around 5-6 hours to complete and covers a distance of approximately 12 km.
The trail descends from Namche Bazaar and crosses the Dudh Koshi River before ascending towards Tengboche Monastery, a famous Buddhist monastery located at an altitude of 3,867 meters (12,684 feet). The monastery offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Mount Everest and Ama Dablam.
From Tengboche, the trail descends towards Debuche village, which is located at an altitude of 3,820 meters (12,532 feet). The village is home to several lodges and is a popular stopover for trekkers and climbers heading towards Mount Everest.
The trek from Debuche to Dingboche is a scenic route in the Everest region of Nepal. It usually takes around 5-6 hours to complete and covers a distance of approximately 10 km.
The trail passes through several small villages and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Ama Dablam and Lhotse. It crosses the Imja Khola River and continues through the beautiful rhododendron and juniper forests.
As you ascend towards Dingboche, the landscape becomes more barren and the altitude increases, which can make the trek challenging. However, the views of the mountains become even more spectacular, with the towering peaks of Ama Dablam and Lhotse dominating the skyline.
Dingboche is a popular stopover for trekkers and climbers and is located at an altitude of 4,360 meters (14,300 feet). It offers several lodges and teahouses, as well as stunning views of the mountains and a chance to experience the unique culture of the Sherpa people.
Nagarjun (5050m)Peak is a small hill located near Dingboche, a village in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Acclimatization is necessary for trekkers or climbers planning to ascend the peak or trek to higher altitudes in the region. This involves gradually adapting to the high altitude by spending a few days in Dingboche, engaging in light activities, and slowly increasing the altitude gained each day. This helps the body adjust to the reduced oxygen levels and minimizes the risk of altitude sickness.
The trek from Dingboche to Lobuche is a short but challenging route in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The trail covers approximately 7 km and takes around 3-4 hours to complete. It involves gaining altitude and walking on rocky terrain, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Ama Dablam and Thamserku. The route also passes through Thukla Pass, the highest point on the trek, and provides a glimpse of the Khumbu Glacier and the Khumbu Icefall. There are several teahouses and lodges along the way for accommodation.
The trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp is a challenging but rewarding journey that takes you through the scenic Khumbu region of Nepal. The trail winds through high altitude terrain, passing through the quaint Sherpa villages of Gorak Shep and Lobuche before reaching the famous Everest Base Camp. Along the way, trekkers are treated to stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, including the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. This trek requires a good level of fitness and acclimatization, as it involves hiking at high altitudes.
Rest/puja ceremony at Everest Base Camp is a tradition followed by many mountaineers and Sherpas. It involves taking a rest day to acclimatize and perform a puja ceremony, asking for blessings and safe passage from the mountain gods. The ceremony usually involves burning incense, offering food and drinks, and reciting prayers. It is considered an important part of the mountaineering experience and is believed to bring good luck and success to the climbers.
After the puja ceremony at Everest Base Camp, we head back to Lobuche village to prepare for their climb of Lobuche Peak. Lobuche Peak is a popular trekking peak in the Khumbu region of Nepal, and it requires technical climbing skills and experience at high altitude. The climb itself involves a steep ascent to the summit, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. It is a challenging but rewarding climb that offers a unique perspective on the beauty of the Himalayas.
The trek from Lobuche to Lobuche High Camp is a relatively short but steep ascent through the Khumbu Valley in Nepal, usually done as part of the trek to Everest Base Camp. The trail follows a rocky and rugged terrain with stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Mt. Everest. The high camp sits at an elevation of around 5,600 meters and serves as a base for climbers attempting to summit Lobuche East, a popular peak among mountaineers.
Wake up very early (around 2-3am) to begin the climb to the summit.
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☐ Down Jacket
☐ Primaloft or light down jacket
☐ Primaloft trousers
☐ Gortex Pant & jacket
☐ The top first layer (x2)
☐ The top heavier first layer (x2)
☐ Trekking Trousers (x2)
☐ Warm hat (x2)
☐ Buff (x2 including one with fleece)
☐ Liner gloves / Finger gloves
☐ Light gloves (x2)
☐ Expedition gloves
☐ Prim aloft mitts
☐ Down mitts
☐ Thermal balaclava
☐ Face mask
☐ Sun hat
☐ Sunglasses (x2)
☐ Backpack 45-50 Litre
☐ Ascender (Jumar)
☐ Climbing helmet
☐ Ice Axe
☐ Steel crampons
☐ Trekking poles
☐ Head Lamp
☐ Lithium spare batteries
☐ Carabiners (3 x HMS / pear shape)
☐ Carabiners (3 snap links)
☐ Slings 120 cm (2)
☐ 3 meters of 8 mm climbing cord
☐ Prussic loops (2)
☐ Duct tape
☐ Lip block
☐ Water bottles (2x 1L) with an insulated cover
☐ Vacuum Flask
☐ Water purification tablet
☐ Toilet roll (1 or 2)
☐ Toiletry bag with mirror
☐ Personal first aid kit
☐ Socks (3 pairs of thin socks, 3 pairs of thick socks)
☐ Mountaineering boots
☐ Trekking Shoes
☐ Base Camp shoes
☐ Sleeping Bag
☐ Sleeping bag liner (optional)
☐ Inflatable sleeping mattress