Island peak is one of the highlight peaks that lies in the Khumbu region of the Everest area. Island peak also known as Imja Tse (6189m) has the unique look as it looks like an island all covered by snow from all sides when seen from Dingboche. This peak climbing has become one of the highlights spots where lots of tourists are attracted in achieving the heights of this very peak.
Island peak is tentatively little easier to climb as compared to other peak of the region. This however requires high level of physical fitness and need some technical aspect while ascending. The trail to the peak is all covered with ice and snow thus it must be taken high care of the route.
Island peak provides majestic views of the Everest region. One can enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Makalu. The ascent will be quite difficult thus observing all the panoramic view will totally worth the trip. descend will be much easier, safer and faster than the ascend.
Island peak is first ascended by British Everest expedition team in 1960. From then the charm of this peak has grown to every brave heart to conquer over to its top.
Island peak climbing requires heavy logistics, communication management, along with trained staffs and guides. The Sherpa people of the Khumbu region have always been experienced to achieve this very height. These beautiful souls have made all the peak climbing and expedition successful all throughout the days.
Best climate for Island Peak Climbing
The climate in Nepal can sometime become notorious. The best valued of time and season must be taken care while visiting the harsh and wildest nature of Nepal. There are mainly two season famous for operating expedition in Nepal.
Spring is the best season for expedition in Nepal. This includes the month from late February to May month. The climate will be most vivid at this time with the lushly view of the massive mountain terrain. The wind is not harsh and the trail will be less difficult than other season where it is mostly covered with snows. This season has the highest record of expedition in Nepal. The region will be more crowded with people thus the cost efficient travel is most.
Autumn is another season for the best time to summit the peaks. This season include from the month of late September to early December. The nature is with lushly hills with the vivid sky. The weather will be with less heat haze which includes best spectacular views of the massive peak ranges around the world. this is the second most crowded season of the year. There will be fewer crowds as compared to the spring season.
Physical fitness required for Island climbing
Island peak climbing needs strenuous level of physical fitness. This is a grade 5 level of peak climbing thus one must be supposed to be physically fit free from any disability. The climber is supposed to have a well knowledge to use the tools and equipment s. The climbers must be in healthiest shape and must endure the harsh wilderness and nature so as to successfully complete this very peak climbing.
Food and Accommodation for Island Climbing
Food and accommodation is all provided through the Island peak climbing package. The stay in the Kathmandu will be of two days where you will stay at hotel based on your level of preference. From then after reaching the Khumbu region you will stay at the tea houses and lodges till to the base camp. From Chukkung, you will stay on the tent and camp so we will prepare our own food by guide or Sherpa till the final level of ascend and descend till to the base camp. The days on the camp will normally be 3 to 5 days normally on the level of fitness and health.
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