Lobuche Peak Climbing is an adventure as well as warm-up climbing in Everest Region before ascending the highest mountains of Nepal. Lobuche East Peak (6,119 m/ 20075 ft) and Lobuche West Peak (6145m 200606 ft) come under the Lobuche Peak. They are linked by a ridgeline of about 2km/ 1.25 miles. Here, Lobuche Peak Climbing refers to the Lobuche East Peak climbing. Ascending of Lobuche Peak was firstly recorded in 1984 by Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa. Lobuche peak is one of the closest peaks to Mount Everest.
Summary - Lobuche Peak Climbing
During the Lobuche Peak Climbing, you pass through the Everest Region Trekking, 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek, and enjoy the classic view of Everest, the highest mountain of the world, along with the mighty mountains like Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, Pumori. Lobuche Peak Climbing not just leads you to climb the peak but also allows you to explore the trekking trail, varying landscape, diverse flora and fauna, respectful culture, cozy communities, and warm hospitality. The astonishing trail to Lobuche Peak makes the climbers satisfied and delightful until the last day of the Lobuche Peak Climbing trip.
The Lobuche Peak Climbing journey begins as you fly from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport, Everest region. Travelers feel like they enter the different worlds as they leave all the city chaos and urban havoc in Kathmandu and start the trek in Everest Region. The Lobuche peak climbing trip begins with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and then the trail follows the classic route to Everest Base Camp. Finally reaching the Everest base camp, you will head up to Gorakshep, Kalapathar, subsequently to Lobuche peak. Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar route are added in this Lobuche Peak Climbing as they are mostly demanded as well as support in coping with high altitude and acclimatization of the human body for peak climbing. Nepal Adventure Team also offers to customize itinerary as per trekkers' desire and capability.
Grading, Difficulties, and Experience - Lobuche Peak Climbing
Lobuche Peak Climbing is a non-expedition summit yet requires a permit to ascend it. The western Lobuche Peak is more technical and challenging and considered to be an expedition peak. On the basis of IFAS (International French Adjectival System) and Alpine Grading system, Lobuche Peak (Eastern) is graded as PD+ which indicates longer routes at altitude, snow, and ice slopes up to 45 degrees, complex glaciers, harder scrambling, belaying climbing, and rappelling descent. Lobuche Peak (eastern one) is technically straight forwards and can be attempted by all comers and people with less or no mountaineering knowledge and experience. Sherpa of Nepal experienced climbing mountains including Mt. Everest, kindly support all types of climbers for successful ascending of Lobuche Peak climbing in association with the Nepal Adventure Team. However, it still demands physical activeness and acclimatization to high altitudes. Nepal Adventure Team has listed the itinerary for the acclimatization of travelers. On the other hand, travelers have to be fit and physically active to ascend Lobuche Peak.
Namche Bazaar is a tiny town at 3,440m / 11,286 ft being the final town of Everest Region Trek. Namche Bazaar is located at Khumbu Pasang Lhamu in Solukhumbu District of Province 1, Nepal and the Himalayan Region of Nepal as Nepal is divided into three regions: Himalayan, Hilly, and Terai. Though it is termed as a town, it is a small village with less than 100 dwellings. It has the facilities and services of a bank, pub, bakery, various stores, trekking gear shops, snooker pool at such a high altitude in the Everest Region so it is termed as a town. One can reach Namche from Lukla on a day but it is dangerous for visitors due to the high altitude however, locals usually do it.
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