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Baruntse expedition

Baruntse expedition

Nepal Peak climbing
panch poklhari
baruntse peak
boruntse high camp

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Trip Facts

Duration : 35 Days Max-Altitude : 7129 M Program Type : tea house / camping Best Season : April- May, Sep-Oct-Nov Per Day Walking : 5/6 Trek Grade : Grade 4:

This is challenging and technical Trekking, climbing of Nepal, you most have to physically fit and mentally prepare, off the beaten trails, camping or challenging high passes Treks, at this level can he arranged for periods of 18 to 32 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft. or climbing 6540m.

All price inclusive
$ 9200 $ 7600

Overview

Baruntse Expedition

Baruntse expedition is 7,129 M height Summit Mountain peaks of inner Makalu national park, which are charming Peak between heights mountain Makalu 8,481 m, Mt Everest 8,848 m, Mt Cho Oyu 8,201 m, Mt Lhotse 8,516 m, and Nuptse 7861 m.

Baruntse peak is bounded by beautiful Hunku Glacier on the south, Barun Glacier on the east, and Imja Glacier on the north. The highest Himalayan peaks can be seen in the distance from Baruntse Summit. Baruntse is located alongside Makalu, hence the name. A number of expeditions were conducted starting in 1954, resulting in the first summit.

The Baruntse expedition route is a very rewarding remote region peak climbing, but it is hard to climb compared to Nepal’s other mountains. There is a significant challenge first part, Baruntse high camp to Baruntse camp one, which is called west Col pass, (ice col pass) in the west Col pass, need to fix the ropes to pull up all the climbing gears, foods, and climbing members to camp 1, also there are several overhanging corners and ridge before the Summit.

But, our climbing sherpa is an expert on Baruntse expeditions. Climbing Sherpa know the proper trails to climb a ridge and fix the ropes strongly, safe and secure with rock pitons, ice screws, and snow bar,
An expedition to the Baruntse peak starts from Kathmandu International Airport. Our 35-day itinerary begins with a flight to Lukla and Chhutanga, followed by a hike to the Hunku valley, before heading to Pokhari via Mera summit.

Acclimatize before attempting the Baruntse peak via climbing the 6,476 m Mera peak. It will be a big accomplishment to climb the Baruntse peak after the Mera summit, including in the Baruntse itinerary. and also In order to reduce the danger of altitude sickness, we will allow ample time for acclimatization and will avoid unnecessary risks. Trekking from Seto Pokhari (5035m) to Baruntse Base Camp (5400m) and higher to Camp 1 (6100m), we will steadily climb to higher altitudes.  Baruntse Base Camp provides more time for further acclimatization and preparation. We will spend time at these higher altitudes taking short climbs and then returning to Baruntse Base Camp. By the time we reach the summit, we will be well prepared for the challenge ahead. We will check and double-check all equipment, and ensure that all climbers are mentally and physically prepared to attempt the climb to Baruntse Peak (7129m), which should take seven to ten hours.

In the end:

After the Baruntse expedition, It depends on the climbers’ choice, but our trekking route is to continue to Amphu Lapcha pass and join Everest base camp Trekking trails after summiting Baruntse. The climbers can be taken from Baruntse base camp or (Panch Pokhari) to Lukla at our own expense, or trek back to Arun valley Makalu base camp via Sherpani col pass.

The ideal time to climb Baruntse Peak:

It is best to climb the Baruntse peak in April-May in the spring, Sep-Oct in the autumn, and early November in the spring. In addition, leaders must be physically fit and have normal climbing skills to push to the summit.

Baruntse expedition cost:

Baruntse expedition cost is USD 7,600 per person. The cost covers the entire team and includes a detailed itinerary including Mera peak. The focus of our team is on your safety, a successful summit, experiencing the local culture and having fun. A Nepalese company, we are dedicated to our core values of being a responsible, ethical, and sustainable mountain adventure Wilderness trip arrange local company. Our team is here to help climbers with everything they need and they can entirely focus on their climbing.

Baruntse Expedition Difficulties

Compared to other peaks in Khumbu, the Baruntse Expedition is more challenging. Climbers will encounter numerous difficulties while attempting to summit the mountain, despite the fact that it is not harsh to climbers.

It is important for climbers to prepare themselves for some technical climbs, which require ascending steep slopes and walking glaciers on a fixed rope. During the Baruntse Expedition, mountaineers will also face the following difficulties.

The effects of altitude sickness

A major challenge faced by most climbers on the Baruntse Expedition is altitude sickness. The low oxygen levels at higher altitudes cause several health problems, including muscle pain, dizziness, headaches, and nausea.

Shortness of breath, exhaustion, and weakness are common symptoms of low barometric pressure. As a result, these minor symptoms should be addressed in a timely manner, otherwise, they may result in hypoxemia and other complications.

You can also avoid it entirely by adapting to the temperature at a higher altitude. There are other ways to reduce the effects of altitude sickness, including limiting the elevation gain and staying hydrated. After climbing more than 600 meters in altitude, climbers should take sufficient rest.

Slopes with steep gradients

There is no doubt that the long-drawn path of Baruntse, which winds up and down, is a challenging one for any mountain climbers. On top of that, most of them are steep and continuously rise upward, making them physically and mentally challenging. The uphill climb is extremely tiring, even at the lower elevations, especially for beginners without prior experience.

The trail above the base camp becomes even more challenging as the altitude increases. A steep climb over the Hunku Glacier and a snowy ridge will test the patience of mountaineers. Therefore, they will need to exercise caution as they cross the snowy ridge, which is slanting and incessantly ascends. In order to withstand the mountainous terrain, hikers must train themselves ahead of the trek and walk a couple of places at higher elevations.

Temperature and weather

Baruntse Expedition is notorious for its unpredictable weather and temperature. Climbers intending to ascend the mountains have the hardest time during the winter months. At higher altitudes, they are constantly challenged by the short weather conditions, which include heavy snowfall and strong winds.

In the event that the temperature drops below -0 Degree Celsius, they will be forced to endure the frigid conditions. On their way to the summit, mountaineers will have to battle snow blizzards and tropical cyclones.

Monsoon isn’t much better, with continuous downpours in the lower hills that make the trails greasy. A snow-covered trail awaits them at the high camp, as well as low temperatures and strong winds that blur the vision.

Choosing the right climbing guide

Another challenge climbers will face during the Baruntse Peak Expedition is finding the right climbing guide who can ease the journey to the summit. But, if you let us lead your Barunste Expeditions then we have expert climbing guides who did the several time Summit of the Baruntse peaks and many more other peaks of the Khumbu area high mountains.


Detail Itinerary

  • DAY 01: Arrive at Kathmandu international airport, Transfer to Hotel (H)
  • DAY 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
  • DAY 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m), Trek to Chhutanga or Puyan (2800m), if  (B, L, D, C) depend on season, sometimes the chhetra la pass will be close so we have to make a round from Puyan.
  • DAY 04: Pangkonngma (2846m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 05: Nashing Dingma (2,600m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 06: Chalem Kharka (3600m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 07: Chunbu Khaka (4200m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 08: Khote (Hinku valley) (4200m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 09: Tagnang (4320m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 10: Khare (4950m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 11: Khare rest day  (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 12: Mera High Camp5750m. (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 13: Summit 6461m Mera peak and same day in Kongme dingma 5168 m (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 14: Rato Odhar (5000m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 15: Panch Pokhari (5250m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 16: Baruntse Base Camp (5450m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 17– 28: Climbing period
  • DAY 29: Amphu Latsa Base Camp (5650m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 30: Chukung (4730m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 31: Pangboche (3930m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 32: Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 33: Lukla (2800m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 34: Fly to Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel (B, H)
  • DAY 35: Fly back to your home country.

Cost Included

  • Airport transportation as per your arrival date to join the Baruntse expedition
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing guide and car or van
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B plan
  • Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu airfare as per the expedition itinerary.
  • Baruntse Summiters climbing Sherpa (01 Sherpa: 02 climbers ratio)
  • Group climbing gears like rope, ice bar, etc for the Baruntse expedition.
  • Mera Peak and Baruntse expedition peak climbing permits and all government taxes.
  • National part and conservation permit fee for the expedition.
  • Full board high altitude meal while trekking to base camp and climbing Baruntse
  • Liaison officer with all his expenses while on Baruntse climbing expedition.
  • Expedition Manager, Expedition cook, support crew, and porters with their equipment, daily wages, food, insurance.
  • All camping gear including base camp tents, dining tent with table and chair, kitchen and toilet tent
  • Mountain Hardware high altitude tents while climbing the Baruntse expedition
  • Emergency Oxygen with a regulator, Gamow Bag while on Baruntse expedition.
  • EPI gas and burner for a high climb and other required camping gear
  • Satellite Phone and Walkie-Talkie in case of emergency.

Cost Excluded

  • Medical and personal high-risk insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Main meal in Kathmandu
  • Personal equipment and climbing gears.
  • International airfare
  • Climbing Bonus, tips, and personal nature expenses.
  • Applicable permit fees and custom charge for Sat phone, communication equipment, and commercial filming while on Baruntse expedition.
Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status

Reviews

Baruntse Expedition

Baruntse expedition is 7,129 M height Summit Mountain peaks of inner Makalu national park, which are charming Peak between heights mountain Makalu 8,481 m, Mt Everest 8,848 m, Mt Cho Oyu 8,201 m, Mt Lhotse 8,516 m, and Nuptse 7861 m.

Baruntse peak is bounded by beautiful Hunku Glacier on the south, Barun Glacier on the east, and Imja Glacier on the north. The highest Himalayan peaks can be seen in the distance from Baruntse Summit. Baruntse is located alongside Makalu, hence the name. A number of expeditions were conducted starting in 1954, resulting in the first summit.

The Baruntse expedition route is a very rewarding remote region peak climbing, but it is hard to climb compared to Nepal’s other mountains. There is a significant challenge first part, Baruntse high camp to Baruntse camp one, which is called west Col pass, (ice col pass) in the west Col pass, need to fix the ropes to pull up all the climbing gears, foods, and climbing members to camp 1, also there are several overhanging corners and ridge before the Summit.

But, our climbing sherpa is an expert on Baruntse expeditions. Climbing Sherpa know the proper trails to climb a ridge and fix the ropes strongly, safe and secure with rock pitons, ice screws, and snow bar,
An expedition to the Baruntse peak starts from Kathmandu International Airport. Our 35-day itinerary begins with a flight to Lukla and Chhutanga, followed by a hike to the Hunku valley, before heading to Pokhari via Mera summit.

Acclimatize before attempting the Baruntse peak via climbing the 6,476 m Mera peak. It will be a big accomplishment to climb the Baruntse peak after the Mera summit, including in the Baruntse itinerary. and also In order to reduce the danger of altitude sickness, we will allow ample time for acclimatization and will avoid unnecessary risks. Trekking from Seto Pokhari (5035m) to Baruntse Base Camp (5400m) and higher to Camp 1 (6100m), we will steadily climb to higher altitudes.  Baruntse Base Camp provides more time for further acclimatization and preparation. We will spend time at these higher altitudes taking short climbs and then returning to Baruntse Base Camp. By the time we reach the summit, we will be well prepared for the challenge ahead. We will check and double-check all equipment, and ensure that all climbers are mentally and physically prepared to attempt the climb to Baruntse Peak (7129m), which should take seven to ten hours.

In the end:

After the Baruntse expedition, It depends on the climbers’ choice, but our trekking route is to continue to Amphu Lapcha pass and join Everest base camp Trekking trails after summiting Baruntse. The climbers can be taken from Baruntse base camp or (Panch Pokhari) to Lukla at our own expense, or trek back to Arun valley Makalu base camp via Sherpani col pass.

The ideal time to climb Baruntse Peak:

It is best to climb the Baruntse peak in April-May in the spring, Sep-Oct in the autumn, and early November in the spring. In addition, leaders must be physically fit and have normal climbing skills to push to the summit.

Baruntse expedition cost:

Baruntse expedition cost is USD 7,600 per person. The cost covers the entire team and includes a detailed itinerary including Mera peak. The focus of our team is on your safety, a successful summit, experiencing the local culture and having fun. A Nepalese company, we are dedicated to our core values of being a responsible, ethical, and sustainable mountain adventure Wilderness trip arrange local company. Our team is here to help climbers with everything they need and they can entirely focus on their climbing.

Baruntse Expedition Difficulties

Compared to other peaks in Khumbu, the Baruntse Expedition is more challenging. Climbers will encounter numerous difficulties while attempting to summit the mountain, despite the fact that it is not harsh to climbers.

It is important for climbers to prepare themselves for some technical climbs, which require ascending steep slopes and walking glaciers on a fixed rope. During the Baruntse Expedition, mountaineers will also face the following difficulties.

The effects of altitude sickness

A major challenge faced by most climbers on the Baruntse Expedition is altitude sickness. The low oxygen levels at higher altitudes cause several health problems, including muscle pain, dizziness, headaches, and nausea.

Shortness of breath, exhaustion, and weakness are common symptoms of low barometric pressure. As a result, these minor symptoms should be addressed in a timely manner, otherwise, they may result in hypoxemia and other complications.

You can also avoid it entirely by adapting to the temperature at a higher altitude. There are other ways to reduce the effects of altitude sickness, including limiting the elevation gain and staying hydrated. After climbing more than 600 meters in altitude, climbers should take sufficient rest.

Slopes with steep gradients

There is no doubt that the long-drawn path of Baruntse, which winds up and down, is a challenging one for any mountain climbers. On top of that, most of them are steep and continuously rise upward, making them physically and mentally challenging. The uphill climb is extremely tiring, even at the lower elevations, especially for beginners without prior experience.

The trail above the base camp becomes even more challenging as the altitude increases. A steep climb over the Hunku Glacier and a snowy ridge will test the patience of mountaineers. Therefore, they will need to exercise caution as they cross the snowy ridge, which is slanting and incessantly ascends. In order to withstand the mountainous terrain, hikers must train themselves ahead of the trek and walk a couple of places at higher elevations.

Temperature and weather

Baruntse Expedition is notorious for its unpredictable weather and temperature. Climbers intending to ascend the mountains have the hardest time during the winter months. At higher altitudes, they are constantly challenged by the short weather conditions, which include heavy snowfall and strong winds.

In the event that the temperature drops below -0 Degree Celsius, they will be forced to endure the frigid conditions. On their way to the summit, mountaineers will have to battle snow blizzards and tropical cyclones.

Monsoon isn’t much better, with continuous downpours in the lower hills that make the trails greasy. A snow-covered trail awaits them at the high camp, as well as low temperatures and strong winds that blur the vision.

Choosing the right climbing guide

Another challenge climbers will face during the Baruntse Peak Expedition is finding the right climbing guide who can ease the journey to the summit. But, if you let us lead your Barunste Expeditions then we have expert climbing guides who did the several time Summit of the Baruntse peaks and many more other peaks of the Khumbu area high mountains.


  • DAY 01: Arrive at Kathmandu international airport, Transfer to Hotel (H)
  • DAY 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
  • DAY 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m), Trek to Chhutanga or Puyan (2800m), if  (B, L, D, C) depend on season, sometimes the chhetra la pass will be close so we have to make a round from Puyan.
  • DAY 04: Pangkonngma (2846m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 05: Nashing Dingma (2,600m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 06: Chalem Kharka (3600m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 07: Chunbu Khaka (4200m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 08: Khote (Hinku valley) (4200m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 09: Tagnang (4320m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 10: Khare (4950m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 11: Khare rest day  (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 12: Mera High Camp5750m. (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 13: Summit 6461m Mera peak and same day in Kongme dingma 5168 m (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 14: Rato Odhar (5000m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 15: Panch Pokhari (5250m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 16: Baruntse Base Camp (5450m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 17– 28: Climbing period
  • DAY 29: Amphu Latsa Base Camp (5650m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 30: Chukung (4730m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 31: Pangboche (3930m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 32: Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 33: Lukla (2800m) (B, L, D, C)
  • DAY 34: Fly to Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel (B, H)
  • DAY 35: Fly back to your home country.

Cost Included

  • Airport transportation as per your arrival date to join the Baruntse expedition
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing guide and car or van
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B plan
  • Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu airfare as per the expedition itinerary.
  • Baruntse Summiters climbing Sherpa (01 Sherpa: 02 climbers ratio)
  • Group climbing gears like rope, ice bar, etc for the Baruntse expedition.
  • Mera Peak and Baruntse expedition peak climbing permits and all government taxes.
  • National part and conservation permit fee for the expedition.
  • Full board high altitude meal while trekking to base camp and climbing Baruntse
  • Liaison officer with all his expenses while on Baruntse climbing expedition.
  • Expedition Manager, Expedition cook, support crew, and porters with their equipment, daily wages, food, insurance.
  • All camping gear including base camp tents, dining tent with table and chair, kitchen and toilet tent
  • Mountain Hardware high altitude tents while climbing the Baruntse expedition
  • Emergency Oxygen with a regulator, Gamow Bag while on Baruntse expedition.
  • EPI gas and burner for a high climb and other required camping gear
  • Satellite Phone and Walkie-Talkie in case of emergency.

Cost Excluded

  • Medical and personal high-risk insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Main meal in Kathmandu
  • Personal equipment and climbing gears.
  • International airfare
  • Climbing Bonus, tips, and personal nature expenses.
  • Applicable permit fees and custom charge for Sat phone, communication equipment, and commercial filming while on Baruntse expedition.

Fixed Departures

Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status

Frequently Asked Questions

Baruntse Expedition is not so difficult, though several corners have overhanging sharp ridge before the Summit and in the west col pass
The best time to climbing Baruntse peak is between April and May in spring and October and November in the autumn
the important self climbing equipment is Climbing Boot, Summit Gloves, Helmet, Crampons, Ice Axe, Ice Tools, Belay Device, Harness, Ascender, Lock, Carabineer, Unlock Carabineer, Tape Slings, Prusik Loops, Snow Goggle, Head Light.

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