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Island Peak climbing From Chhukung

Island Peak climbing From Chhukung

Peak Climbing In Nepal
morning View from Island peak Summit
morning View from Island peak Summit
this is the Top Of Island peak

Trip Facts

Duration : 3 Days Max-Altitude : 6189m Program Type : Camping Best Season : Sep to Dec, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours 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.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land Hold Your Guide : Pemba sherpa


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Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $900
2 Paxes $870
2-4 Paxes $850
4-6 Paxes $830
6-10 Paxes $800
10-15 Paxes $700
15+Paxes $700

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Island Peak Climb Joins From Chhukung – Base Camp

The 3-day Island Peak Climbing package, organized from Chhukung, stands as an optimal choice for trekkers who have embarked on the EBC, Gokyo, and 3 Passes Trek in the Everest region. If you’re keen on joining a group for the Island Peak ascent, our assistance is at your disposal to help you achieve your summiting goal atop the 6,173-meter-high Island (Imja Peak) and leave your mark on its pinnacle.

Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse, presents itself as a premier adventure climbing peak, an ultimate journey that appeals to every mountaineering enthusiast who undertakes the Everest base camp trek.

Climbing Island Peak provides an excellent opportunity for individuals aged 18 to 75 to conquer this impressive 6,173-meter-high summit. The challenge involves a mixed rock and ice wall at an approximately 45-degree slope, leading to a narrow ridge after the high camp and just before donning crampons. Nevertheless, the rewards of Island Peak are undoubtedly worth the exertion. Notably, the physical demands of Island Peak climbing are relatively less daunting than those of Ama Dablam.

The journey to Island Peak from Chhukung follows a trek through the Khumbu region. Whether you approach from Jiri, Phaplu, Lukla, or any corner of the Everest region, you’ll undergo acclimatization by traversing various passes, including Renjo La Pass (5,338m), Chola Pass (5,420m), Kala Patthar (5,545m), and Kongma La Pass (5,535m). Furthermore, beyond the thrill of Island Peak climbing, you’ll encounter untouched Sherpa villages and tranquil monasteries, each holding profound memories from your earlier treks.

Island peak death rate

It is considered a safe mountain to climb (the Island peak reaches 6,189 m) and mountain climbers can reach its summit with ease. The number of successful summits at the Island peak each year is increasing. Islands Peak holds a very low death rate compared to other climbing peaks, which is seldom noticed by them as they are so careful.

Best time to climb Island Peak.

Best time to climb Island Peak In general, the Island Peak can be climbed throughout the year, except during the monsoon season (June to August). Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best seasons to climb the Island peak. Clear skies and moderate temperatures are the virtues of these months for summiting.

As well as being easy to ascend, the winter season is also acceptable for those climbers who are experienced and can tolerate cold as well. The rewards of this Island peak if climbed in spring are capturing the clear scenery, justifying views, and comfortable climbs.

Climbing Island peak difficulty

Island Peak is not easy to climb, it is difficult climbing the peak, but you can make it easier if you spend more days trekking into and on the mountain. It is necessary to acclimatize to the lower oxygen levels lower down on the trail. Island Peak’s summit statistics indicate that most people who attempt the climb do not reach the summit.

The Nepal Wilderness Trekking agency organizes Island Peak Climbing trips from Chhukung to Chhukung within a two-night, three-day package trip. Meet our staff in Chhukung and he will explain a few things to you regarding the Island Peak climbing trip. The trip is open to anyone who has completed their Gokyo Valley Trek or Everest Base Camp 3 passes trek. Following the summit of the peak, our guide will take you to Chukung, where you can plan your next adventure.

Most of our members join the Chhukung as individuals or group trekkers. Our team is dynamic and well-worked. We can build successful and safe summits on Island Peak.

Is it possible to match your departure date from Chhukung?

If you are planning to visit the island peak from September to December and March to June, we offer daily departures. During peak season, our staff and climbing guides will be at the island peak base camp. One of our assistants is always in the Chhukung to gather the group and lead the island peak Base Camp.

Where can we find your team in Chhukung?

The day before you depart from Kathmandu, we will provide you with the climbing permit and specific information about Chhukung Lodge, where our staff will be ready to receive you. As part of this process, we will send your climbing permit number and your name details to you via WhatsApp.”

Is it possible to rent climbing gear in Chhukung?

In Chhukung, you have the option to rent nearly all the climbing gear required for peak climbing. Our staff will assist you in obtaining the necessary equipment for your peak climbing adventure on the island. We offer essential gear such as crampons, harnesses, ice axes, screws, carabiners, snow anchors, main ropes, and lead ropes.

Island peak climbing itinerary

Day 01: Trek to Chhukung 4750 m. reach After walking a couple of hours via Khong Mala pass or from Dingboche as your itinerary (our staff meet you in Chhukung sometime evening at your lodge)

Day 02: hike to Island Peak Base Camp for 3 hours (5,200 m) our climbing guide will teach you 2 hours of courses about how to use the crampons, belay ropes, emergency safety, etc.

Day 03: Base Camp to Summit 6189 m Island peak and back to Chhukung, If bad weather or late to back in the base camp then today will be in the base camp with our staff.

Island peak climbing cost

The Island Peak climbing cost is depending on the season. Additionally, climbing permits, base camp accommodations, climbing sherpas, and climbing gear are included. Climbing Island Peak follows the classic base camp route to Dingboche. You will also get to walk through Sherpa villages before and after climbing Island Peak.

(Video of Island Peak Climbing)

Note: We also provide you with the Island Peak summit certificates from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) end of your trip

. Island Peak summit certificates

Overview of Island Peak:

Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse, is a prominent 6,173-meter-high mountain in the Everest region of Nepal. Renowned as one of the most popular trekking peaks, Island Peak offers an exhilarating climbing experience for both novice and experienced climbers. Situated within the Sagarmatha National Park, this adventure provides stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan giants, including Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. The ascent involves a mix of rock and ice, with a challenging final ridge leading to the summit. Climbers typically use crampons, ropes, and ice axes to navigate this route. The trek to Island Peak often includes acclimatization through the Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Valley routes, making it a perfect combination of trekking and mountaineering. Summiting Island Peak is a rewarding achievement and a fantastic opportunity to stand atop a Himalayan peak, taking in breathtaking vistas that stretch across the Everest region.

Island peak highlights:

  1. Mesmerizing Scenery: Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring vistas of the Everest region, with panoramic views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and surrounding peaks.
  2. Accessible Trekking Peak: Island Peak is one of Nepal’s most accessible trekking peaks, making it an ideal choice for those new to mountaineering.
  3. Climbing Challenge: Conquer a mixed rock and ice route with a challenging final ridge, requiring basic mountaineering skills and equipment like crampons and ice axes.
  4. Cultural Immersion: Trek through Sherpa villages, and monasteries, and immerse yourself in the rich local culture of the Khumbu region.
  5. Acclimatization: Typically integrated into popular trekking routes like Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Valley, ensuring proper acclimatization for a successful summit.
  6. Stunning Sunrises: Witness breathtaking sunrise views from Island Peak’s summit, casting an ethereal glow on the surrounding peaks.
  7. Adventure and Achievement: Summiting Island Peak at 6,173 meters is a remarkable accomplishment, rewarding climbers with a sense of triumph and connection to the Himalayas.
  8. Photographer’s Paradise: Capture moments of beauty – from glacial landscapes to prayer-flag-adorned passes – as you traverse this captivating region.
  9. Cultural Insights: Interact with local Sherpa communities and experience their warm hospitality, adding depth to your Himalayan adventure.
  10. Epic Views of Everest: Stand on the summit and gaze upon the iconic Everest from a unique vantage point, etching memories that will last a lifetime.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Trek to Chhukung 4750m. Reach After walking a couple of hours via Khong Mala pass or from Dingboche as per your itinerary (our staff meet you in Chhukung some the evening at your lodge)
  • Day 02: hike to Island Peak Base Camp for 3 hours (5,200m) our climbing guide will teach you 2 hours of courses about how to use the crampons, belay ropes, emergency safety, etc.
  • Day 03: Base Camp to Summit 6189m Island peak and back to Chhukung, if bad weather or late to back in the base camp then today will be in the base camp with our staff.

Cost Included

  • Kitchen Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing period.
  • Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow anchor.
  • Staff: 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen, one climbing guide and helper  Base Camp Base
  • insurance for Nepalese teams.
  • Our service charge.
  • Equipment Fees for the climbing guide
  • Climbing peak permit
  • meals from Base Camp to Base Camp
  • Climbing Gear such as Crampons, Harness, Ice Axe, Screw gears Karabiners

Cost Excluded

  • climbing boot
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for staff
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