Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak is the most popular trekking with climbing destination in the Everest region. It is at elevation 6160m which mostly recognizes as non-technical climbing peak. It requires basic knowledge of using ice axe and crampon on snow to achieve the ascent and also safe acclimatization. We carefully design safe acclimatization itinerary in the Khumbu valley including; trek to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatter before you are pushing to Island Peak Base Camp. Your trip begins with flight to Lukla and passing through Sherpa villages to experience of Sherpa culture while on trek. There is monastery (common gathering and praying place) at every village, Mani Stones (carving Tibetan Buddhist prayers), colorful Tibetan prayers flags and Stups on walking trail lined.
Views from summit of Island Peak Expedition
There are views of Nuptse, Lhotse and Lhotse Shar to the North, Makalu to the East, Ama Dablam, Baruntse and Amphu to the South of the summits of Island Peak. Tenzing Norgay did successfully first ascend in 1953 when the British team was preparation for climbing of Everest. In 1953, British team member Eric Shipton gave name Island Peak which resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingbohce. It was renamed as ‘Imja Tse’ in 1983. Island Peak Expedition is for super entry into the Himalaya.