Abi Peak climbing

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 6097m

Location: Mahalangur Himalayan range of Nepal

Duration: 16 days

First Ascent: First issued climbing permit in 2002

Best Season: Autumn and Spring (fair weather in Nepal)

Accommodation: Guest house and Camping

Climbing Route: western side

Grade: Mountaineering VI

Transportation: By Flight (to/from Lukla)

Group Size: O2 to 15 Pax

Major Activity: Trekking and Climbing

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Abi Peak (6097 m.) is situated in the Khumbu region located in the Mahalangur Himalayan range of Nepal. Abi peak climbing is a perfect training mountain for ice climbing and high altitude acclimatization. Being technically a difficult peak, Mount Abi requires a careful ascent to the summit. The summit ridge is narrow and can only be scaled to the top in good weather condition. We require approx 200 m of fixed ropes and other essential climbing gear. Abi peak was first issued a climbing permit in 2002 and although it is classed as moderate, it has been climbed less than 6 times.

Asian Hiking Team’guide led the Abi Peak trip hike up to Gokyo-Ri to enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu and other surrounding peaks. Our itinerary brings you the same way to Lukla and flight out. But if the climbers want, we can trek all the way to Everest Base Camp after or before the summit of Abi peak. The trekking itinerary is subject to change as your interest and time.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu check equipment, preparation day and collect permit.

Trekking Start
Day 02: Flight to Lukla and Trekking to Phakding 2640m, 3.30 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m, 5/6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 04: Namche Bazaar full day Acclimatization rest (B/L/D).
Day 05: Trek to Dole 4260m 6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 06: Trek to Machherma 4470m, 5 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo 4790m 4 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 08: Gokyo Ri and rest – Acclimatization day (B/L/D).
Day 09: Trek to Thangna (Dragnag) (4950m)3 hours, overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).

Climbing Start
Day 10: Trek to Abi Base Camp (5355m) 3–4 hours, overnight Camp (B/L/D).
Day 11: Climb to High Camp (5610m) 2–3 hours, Overnight Camp (B/L/D).
Day 12: Summit Mt Abi Peak (6097m) and return to Base Camp 8–14 hours, (B/L/D).
Climbing End

Day 13: Trek to Dole(4260m) 5–6 hours, overnight at Hotel/Lodge.
Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazar(3540m) 5–6 hours, overnight at Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2840m), 5–6 hours, overnight at Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Trekking End

Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu 30 minutes flight, relax and shop.