ISLAND PEAK CHHUKUNG TO CHUKUNG

ISLAND PEAK  CHHUKUNG TO CHUKUNG
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duration

4 Days

Duration

altitude

6189 M

Altitude

best season

Spring/ Autumn

Best Seasion

walking

4/5 per Day

Walking

Island Peak (Ima Tse 6189 m. / 20,305 f.) is taken as the mostly climbed Peak. It can be climb in both the spring and autumn season. It is located in the upper Imja Valley of the Khumbu, surrounded by Himalaya. Observing from above Dingboche the mountain has really the same appearance as an island in a sea of ice. Peak offers very beautiful outlook in the Khumbu (Everest area).

Island peak was named by Eric Shipton in 1952 and the first ascent was made by members of the 1953 British Everest team as a training climb. The climbing is challenging for the beginning alpine climber and the summit ridge provides one of the most dramatic view in the mornings that a Himalayan climber could dream of. The summit of Island Peak stands nearby to the South Face of Lhotse, one of the world’s largest ice walls, and offers stunning views of beautiful Ama Dablam and Makalu.

Peak Promotion offers to climb Island Peak for those who are interested in climbing without prior training and for the basic climbers. Everyone can climb it with no bottle oxygen. We will have a two days training at Island Peak high camp before summit for those who have not climbed or prior training for using ice axe and crampons. The approach to climb Island Peak is an alpine of uncomplicated to sensible difficulty where one can have opportunity to be trained some technique to use climbing mechanism.

We are organizing Island Peak climbing in both the spring and autumn seasons.