Mera Peak (6476m/21,247ft) is the Nepal's highest permitted trekking peak,located in Makalu Barun National Park, rises to the south of Everest and dominates the cut- between the wild and heavily wooded valleys of the Hinku and HonguDrangkas and is not truly speaking part of the KhumbuHimal.
The small city of Lukla is the commence point of Mera Peak trek. It takes 8 days to reach Mera Peak Base Camp from Lukla. The trial goes through the pristine Rhododendron, oak, silver fir, birch and Jennifer's forest. On the way you can see Mera Peak Glacier and beautiful alpine lake. Beside this, Mera Peak is famous for the nice and breathtaking view of different mountains. The summit of the Mera peak is the best view point of the high mountain range. View of Mt. Everest (8848m) and Mt. Lhotse(8501 m) to the north , Mt. Choyu ( 8201 m) , Mt. Manaslu( 8163 m) and Mt. Amadamlam ( 6818 m) to the west, Mt. Kanchanjunga (8586 m) , Mt. Makalu ( 8463 m ) to the east.
The first ascent of Mera Peak was made by J.O.M. Roberts and SenTenzing on 20 May 1953, by the now standard route from the Mera La. By its regular route from Mera La, the ascent is technically uncomplicated; however after a heavy fall of snow or when the maze of crevasse is open, the way can be long and demanding. Far above the most rewarding aspect of a trip to Mera Peak is chance to venture into little-visited and as yet unspoiled region of Nepal where the hillsides are still densely forested.
There are many approaches to Mera Peak; none are easy and some require the crossing of high and difficult passes, making a trek to the peak a real mountaineering adventure with spectacular and finest viewpoints of Nepal. Everyone can try it without bottle oxygen. One should have knowledge about fixing rope, using basic climbing equipment You must be physically and psychologically fit and able to walk up hill and downhill for 5-7 hours a day.
We will have a day training at Mera Peak high camp before summit for those who have not climbed or prior training for using ice axe, jummars, ascenders, descenders, crampons, rope fixing, climbing vertical on ice, belying and all the techniques of basic ice climbing. The approach to climb Mera Peak is an alpine of uncomplicated to sensible difficulty where one can have opportunity to be trained some technique to use climbing mechanism for high mountains. Climbing such mountains like Mera peak is continue your further climbing for High Mountains including Amadablam, Baruntse, Mt. Everest and other 8000ers mountains.
One should be able to hike for 6-7 hours a day.
OOne should be able to carry 15kgs themselves on backpack.
We suggest you to run about 2 to 3 miles in home for the preparation with some load on your back for 2 to 3 months to make yours climbing much more easier.
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