Lobuje Peak Climbing 2019

Lobuje Peak Climbing 2019

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 6119m

Location: Khumbu, Nepal (27°57?34.2?N 86°47?23.8?E)

Duration: 18 days

First Ascent: Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984.

Best Season: Spring and Autumn

Accommodation: Hotel and Camping

Climbing Route: Southern routes

Grade: Mountaineering III

Transportation: By Flight (to/from Lukla)

Group Size: Maximum 15

Major Activity: Trekking and Climbing

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Lobuje 6119m or call Lobuche Peak is inside the Sagarmatha National Park. Lobuje is one of the famous trekking peak in Nepal, Mountaineering Association, among the 33 peaks. The first recorded ascent of Lobuche East was made by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984.

To reach the Lobuje base camp is caravan routes of Everest Base Camp Trekking. Either the trek is starting from Lukla after 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu or drive 7-9 hours to Jiri or Sallari and trekking to 9-10 days.

Lobuje peak climbing is a popular and attractive summit, which offers various routes for climbing. The normal route for climbing Lobuche is through South Ridge. Lobuje peak consists of several small summits and the true Lobuche (Lobuje) summit requires climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the top of the summit ridge.

Asian Hiking Team follow Everest Base Camp trekking route up to Lobuje where there are numerous lodges continues trek to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatter climb than trek to Lobuje Base camp. Lobuje base camp is set up at 4,950 meters a lake in a rocky hollow at the base of the glaciated south-west Face. The views of Mt. Chalets, Tawache Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori,. Khumbu Himal, Mt. Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and others are seen superb from the summit of Labuje.

During the trekking until Lubuje it is possible Guest house/Lodge facilities. In the guest house / Lodge was running hot and cold water facilities. Private rooms are available in most guest houses/ Lodge. Most bathrooms are shared. Many years experience of Trekking field of organizing various treks in Nepal assures you that we have chosen for our treks the cleanest and most hygienically kept Guest Houses /Lodge with friendly atmosphere and the best views. From the base camp we need to full board camping. Camping is fully organized and supported, with a team of guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters to accompany you. Our porters carry all the trekking gear, food, fuel and personal belongings. Our cooks prepare hot meals. At night, tents for dining, sleeping and ablutions tents are provided and set up, mattresses and down-filled sleeping bags, tables and seating. Then trekkers enjoy breakfast before leaving camp.

The trekking itinerary start from Lukla (after half an hour flight) and trek all the way to Lobuje, visit Everest Base camp and return to Lobuje base camp. After the summit of Lobuje peak 6119m bring you same way to Lukla and flight out. However, given itinerary is not match as your time frame or you want Chola pass or start trekking from Sallari, Jiri is possible and lets us know we redesign another itinerary for you.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.

Day 02: Free day for preparation and official briefing.

Trekking Start

Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla (2800m.) by flight and trek to Phakding, 2652m, overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar, 3440m. overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar Rest for Acclimatization. overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Thyangboche 3867m. overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 07: Tyangboche – Pheriche 4343m. overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 08: Pheriche – Lobuje. 4930m. overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 09: Lobuje – Gorepshep – EBC, overnight Hotel/Lodge in Gorep-shep.

Start Climbing Push

Day 10: Gorepshep- kalapatter –Lobuje Base Camp, overnight Tented Camp.

Day 11: Lobuje Base Camp to High Camp, overnight Tented Camp.

Day 12: Lobuje High Camp to summit Push of Lobuje 6119m. & back to B.C. Tented Camp.

Day 13: Spare days for climbing.

End Climbing

Day 14: Lobuje B.C – Tyangboche, overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 15: Tyangboche – Manju 2760m 5/6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge.

Day 16: Manju – Lukla, overnight Hotel/Lodge.

Day 17: Lukla- Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.

Trekking End

Day 18: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey.

Note: the trekking itinerary is subject to change as your time and interest.