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