Also known as Imja Tse, Island Peak, which boasts an altitude of 6,189 m (20,305 ft), is located in the Sagarmatha National Park in the Himalayas. It is a popular climbing destination and from its summit, you can admire outstanding landscapes and the two giant glaciers that guard it. Whether you are training for some of the more challenging climbs in the region or looking for a high mountain adventure in Nepal, Island Peak will give you all its Himalayan splendor. Find the perfect Island Peak itinerary for you at Explore-Share.com and start planning your adventure.
Climbing Island Peak is a mountaineering feat that many climbers aspire to. Although it is not as high as other mountains in the region, it should not be underestimated. The standard routed is rated Alpine PD+ and requires scrambling, glacier travel and use of fixed ropes among other skills. Many Island Peak climbs are paired with EBC trek itineraries or with other nearby Himalaya mountain climbing opportunities. Find the perfect combination for you and start planning an unforgettable adventure with the guides at Explore-Share.com!
The summer months are monsoon season in Nepal, while winter is too cold for climbing with temperatures dropping way below zero, especially at higher altitudes. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to climb Island Peak, and temperatures, although low, especially higher up, are not extreme.
Nepali, although the tourism sector speaks English too.
You will need to get from Kathmandu to Lukla which is the usual starting point of the trek. Most tours include this transfer.
Autumn or spring.
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