Lobuche East (6119 m) Climbing

Trip Length: 19 Days
Accommodation:  Budget hotels & Mountains Lodges
Transportation: Land transportation
Attractions: Amazing view of
Grade: Easy & Moderate
Walking hours: per day 5 to 7 hours
Location:
Best Season: Feb- May and Sept-Dec

Group size:  2 to 14 Pax
Minimum Altitude:2610m
Maximum Altitude: 5545m

Tour Description

Lobuche consists of two summits, East and West (6143 m), connected by a continuous ridge, but with a marked gap and a considerable distance between them. The East is regarded as a trekking peak, whereas Lobuche West is recognised as a full Expedition peak.

Lobuche, an attractive mountain that was first summited in 1984, has various existing routes, as well as offering the potential for new ones. The dark triangle of its rocky east face rises over the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to a spectacular skyline, forming the south ridge.

The peak of Lobuche East is reached by descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slopes to the top. The mountain is more commonly climbed on the summit ridge only as far as a subsidiary snow summit, identified as a false peak, which is situated south-east of the true peak and before the notch.

Itinerary:

Day 01 : Fly, Kathmandu to Lukla (2835 m) then start trek to Phakding (2652 m). Camp at Phakding
Day 02 : Phakding / Namche Bazaar (3446 m)
Day 03 : Rest at Namche Bazaar
Day 04 : Tyangboche (3867 m)
Day 05 : Pheriche (4252 m)
Day 06 : Lobuche (4930 m)
Day 07 : Trek to Kalapather (5545 m) and back to Gorak Shep. Camp at Gorakshep
Day 08 : Excursion to Everest Base Camp and trek back to Lobuche
Day 09 : Trek to Base Camp
Day 10 : Base Camp / High Camp
Day 11 : Climb the peak and back to Base Camp
Day 12 : Extra day in case of bad weather
Day 13 : Trek back to Lobuche
Day 14 : Dingboche (4260 m)
Day 15 : Tyengboche (3867 m)
Day 16 : Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
Day 17 : Phakding (2610 m)
Day 18 : Lukla (2840 m)
Day 19 : Fly back to Kathmandu

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