Adventure-pulse offers Lobuche Peak with acclimatize trip to Everest Base Camp. If you are looking for climbing less crowed Peak than Island Peak, Then the best option would be Lobuche Peak with an ample experience and taste of Ice Climbing.
Lobuche Peak offers spectacular view of High Himalaya ranges of Khumbu Valley including Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Makalu etc. Lobuche Peak lies close to Khumbu Glacier in Everest Region, offers an attractive climb summit. There are two distinct peaks, Lobuche East and Lobuche West. Although they are associated by a continuous ridge, there is a sharp gap and a much distance between two peaks. The true Lobuche Peak East is quite prominent and is reached by downward into a marked cut off and climbing step snow/ice slopes to the top.
The lobuche peaks have been achieved by several climbers. Lobuche East and Lobuche West were first climbed by Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa on April 25, 1984. Now Lobuche Peak is taken as a acclimatize trip to Mt. Everest Expedition.
Adventure-pulse offers to climb Lobuche Peak for those who are interested in climbing without prior training and for the basic climbers. We are trying to make Lobuche Peak Climbing more comfortable adding acclimatize trip to Everest Base Camp (5160m) and Kalapatthar (5545m) before attempt . Everyone can try it without bottle oxygen. We will have a day training at Lobuche Peak Base 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 Lobuche 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. Lobuche Peak is also taken as pre-preparation for Mt. Everest.
One should be able to hike for 6-7 hours a day.
One 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.
We are organizing Lobuche Peak climbing in both the spring and autumn seasons. Please contact us for quotation