About Lobuche East Peak Climbing

There are two main summits one is Labuche East Peak and Lobuche West. A permit to climb the mountain is required from the National Mountaineering Association (NMA) of Nepal, which classifies Lobuche East (6,119m) as a trekking peak, and Lobuche West (6,145m) as an expedition peak.

Lobuche East Peak Climbing Nepal is another exciting and spectacular trekking peak climbing in Nepal. This Peak lies in Everest region or Khumbu.  Lobuche East Peak climbing one Lobuche East Peak Climbing 6119 M very few climbers who attempt this peak reach the real summit, but many attain the worth-while false summit. Good conditions and a dawn or pre-dawn start is recommended. Lobuche East Peak Climbing Nepal most climbers who take the southwest ridge approach stop at the top of the ridge and consider this to be the easy summit of Lobuche East.The average angle for the rocky slabs above the lake high camp at about average 45 to 50 degrees and the route is marked with cairns. This is supper nice for alpine starts. These rock slabs could be tricky with snow on the rock and there are a couple of moves as you approach the southwest ridge that parties may want to be roped up to surmount. It is better to avoid the southwest face unless you are looking for more of a challenge. of the toughest peaks like Island (Imja Tse) and Mera Peak.

To reach the true summit of Lobuche East, which is a continuation on the knife-edged ridge heading North West, a rope is recommended due to the exposure. A fall here would be disastrous. There is a slight descent from the Challenging summit along the northwest ridge and then a steep climb to the highest point on the long summit ridge. From the Lobuche East peak summit, you will see more knife-edge ridge leading North West to a massive notch that separates Lobuche East from Lobuche West, which is higher. The Lobuche East summit proved to be, at first, an unattainable goal, but rocky outliners of Lobuche East were first climbed by the Swiss in 1952. Subsequent attempts fell short of the summit, finally climbed in 1984. Lobuche West was first climbed in 1955, by the South shoulder, which was also the first attempt. Since then the mountain has been scaled only a few times, also by the East-Face.

Highlights of Lobuche East Peak Climbing

  • Panoramic view of Mt. Everest and surrounding mountains from Kalapatthar
  • Summit Lobuche Peak at 6,119 m, one of the most popular climbing peaks in Nepal
  • Tented overnight accommodation at  Lobuche Base Camp and High Camp
  • Easy climbing experience in  the Himalayas
  • Stunning views of Mt Everest and Mt. Makalu ranges from the summit of Lobuche Peak

Outline Itinerary

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  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, trek about 3-4 hours
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft) - Acclimatization Day
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,110m/ 13,152ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft): 4-5 hours
  • Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 4-5 hours
  • Day 09: Acclimatization Day in Gokyo Valley: Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,330 m/17,483 ft)
  • Day 10: Gokyo to Thaknak (4750 m/15,580 ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 11: Trek to Gorekshep Altitude: 5,160m/16,929ft Distance of walking:5-6 hours walk
  • Day 12: Everest Base Camp & Explore its wonderful surrounding Glacier. O/N at Gorekshep. Altitude: 5364m/17,593ft Distance of walking: 2-3 hours walk
  • Day 13: Gorekshep- Kalapathar- Lobuche Altitude: At Kalapathar 5545m/ 18187ft & Lobuche at 4910m/16104ft Distance of walking: 5 to 6 hours walk
  • Day 14: Lobuche- Lobuche East Base Camp. Altitude: (4865m/15,957 ft) Distance of walking: 3 to 4 hours walk
  • Day 15: Lobuche Base Camp- Lobuche High Camp Altitude: (5,600m/18,368 ft) Distance of walking: 4 – 5 hours walk
  • Day 16: Summit Day - Lobuche East (6119m/20,070 ft) Summit & back to Base Camp Altitude: (6119m/20,070 ft) Distance of walking: 7 to 9 hours
  • Day 17: Lobuche Base Camp to Pangboche Altitude: (3930m/12900 ft) Distance of walking: 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 18: Pangboche- Namche Altitude: (3440m/11283ft) Distance of walking: 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 19: Namche Bazaar – Phakding- Lukla Altitude: 2,800m/9,184ft Distance of walking: 12-16 km- 6 to 7 hours
  • Day 20: Lukla – Kathmandu Altitude: 1350m/4428ft 35minute Trans Himalayan flight
  • Day 21: Final departure
  • All ground transports in private vehicle including airport pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation in kathmandu with breakfast for 3 nights 
  • All meals during the trekking and climbing on full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with tea/ coffee and fruits 
  • Accommodation during the trek on twin sharing and tented accommodation during the climbing
  • English speaking trekking guide and highly experienced  Everest Submitter climbing guide.
  • Porters (1 porter between two trekkers ) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance
  • Flight ticket to and from Lukla including departure taxes
  • Duffle bag and sleeping bag during the trek.
  • Trekking Plus T-shirt and trekking maps and first aid medical kit
  • Boiled water will be provided during the climb
  • All require permits including TIMS, Sagarmatha National park fees  and Lobuche climbing permit.
  • General climbing equipment such as rope, ice screw, snow bar etc.
  • All taxes and Trekking Plus service charge
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa 
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance (mendotary).
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks & all desserts sweet things.
  • Hot shower and battery charging during the trekking in mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in cost including section.

Useful Information

Important to note, please visit our Equipments check list. Altitude Mountain Sickness section for additional details of what you need to bring on trek as well as prevent about AMS. Trekking Plus top priority is the safety and security of our customers and staff during all of our trips.

Our top priority is the safety and security of our customers and staff during all of our trips. Trekking Plus field crews normal first aid kits on all of our tours, which is readily available for both customers and staff but we will recommend you to bring first aid kits yourself from your country because Nepalese medicine some time it does not work properly. We are constantly in communication with our field office and monitor all aspects of government and weather issues that might affect your trip. Also, we are always available 24 hours emergency contact.

Drinking water

We will get mineral and boiled water along the trekking routes which is also an additional cost. We discourage not to buy Mineral bottle water but use boiled water from the local lodges and put water purify tablets. Plastic bottles are difficult to dispose off and have become an environmental problem in mountains.

What to take

Trekking Plus would suggest you to pack as lightly as possible when you are on mountain. We provide one porter between two trekkers to carry your trekking gears. You will be carried your valuable things in a day pack by your own and your other bags will be carried by the porter in a duffel bag which we provided.  Porter carries about 25 KG from 2 trekkers. You can store you’re your luggage which you are not going to use it on trek can leave in Kathmandu Hotel which is free of cost. Please visit our FAQS for more details. Trekking Plus offers you a Trekking maps as a complementary and Company T-shirt.

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