3 pass trek is one of the most amazing alpine treks in Nepal that passes through a remote region and snakes through varied landscapes, the 3 pass is no doubt a serious quest amid the barren beauty, It is one of the moderate to difficult treks in the Everest region that requires a lot of stamina, technical skills and strength.
3 pass With steep and craggy cliffs, deep gorges and pinpricks of dust all throughout the trail, the journey takes a beetling shape at a certain elevation when it embarks upon to cross some high altitude mountain passes and deadly moraines. Renjola top 5435 meters, Chola Pass 5320 meters and Kongma-La 5535 meters, offers a panoramic view of the beautiful Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam and many white peaks of Everest resign, which is one of the major attractions on the trek. Further, the 3 pass cuts across several remote Sherpa villages where you can dig into the bright culture of the Tibetans.
3 pass also passes through the Sagarmatha national park, which is a home to several endangered animals and you may often encounter species like the Himalayan Thar, languor monkey and musk deer. If you are lucky enough then a snow leopard and ibex might just appear in front of you out of nowhere and make your day. The tree passes Trekking starts from Lukla which is a 35-minute flight from Kathmandu. Thereafter an easy trek of 4 – 5 hours leads to Phagding, Thereafter Namche, Thamel, Lungdeng, Gokyo, Thangnak, Zhong la, Lobuche, Gorakshep, Dingboche, Tengboche, Namche and Lukla.
Equipment for 3 pass Trek
Recheck your Equipment after planning to three Pass Trek. Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves, sun cream.