Lobuche


Trip Facts


Duration : 21 days

Difficulty Level : 3

Group Size : 2 to 12

Maximum Altitude : 6120 m

Less well known and less known than Mera Peak or Island Peak, the Lobuche Peak 6120 m trekking peak offers a very interesting climb and one of the most beautiful views of the Khumbu range: Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, to Makalu.

To acclimate to the altitude we will climb the Gokyo Peak and we will join the base camp by the Chola Pass. Climbing without being difficult is a bit more technical and interesting than those of Mera Peak and Island Peak. After the base camp, a camp of altitude is necessary towards 5100 m at the edge of a small superb mountain lake. From very early in Camp 1 we go up the moraine then we move on slabs and after 3 hours we arrive on the slope of the glacier. Then it is globally a ridge of snow that leads to the summit of Lobuche East.

Difficulty climbing Lobuche Peak

The ascent of Lobuche is not difficult technically. However, you do need a good physical condition and tents at 5100 m is necessary. The final slope is inclined at about 40-45 ° and 400 m high.
It is necessary to be able to cling to the ascent and descent in slopes of about 45 °, know how to use a descender, to walk roped, know how to use a jumar, know how to self-insure and ensure a second, etc. During the descent, there is a 30 m rappel to make in the rocky part.
You must be equipped with all its mountaineering equipment: metal cleats, ice ax, shoulder harness, 1 ice pin, 2 self-closing snap hooks, jumper, cord, front, lanyard insurance, a survival blanket, etc.

Technical material

  • Cleats set on your shoes before departure
  • sling
  • An ice ax
  • 2 carabiners, 2 straps, 1 ice pin
  • Helmet
  • 1 Jumar, 1 Descender
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Info

  • Duration 19 days
  • Alti max 6120 m
  • Difficulties slopes to 40 ° on 400 m
  • Periods April-May and mid-September to November

Trip Itinerary

DAYS TREKKING LOBUCHE PEAK DURATION ALTITUDE NIGHT HEIGHT DIFFERENCE + HEIGHT DIFFERENCE – ELECTRICITY TELEPHONE LODGE CAMP SHOWER
1 arrival Kathmandu Nepal
2 1 day preparation in KTM free
3 Lukla -Pakging 3 h 2650   Yes     Yes Yes  Yes   Yes
4 Namche 6 h 3450 Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 acclim Namche 3450 Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 Portse 5 h 3900    800 400 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
7 Nha 5 h 4350    900  450 no   Yes Yes Yes no
8 Gokyo 4 h 4750    460 80 Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes
9 Gokyo-Gokyo Peak (5360m)-Dragnag 4 h + 3h 4700 Yes Yes Yes Yes
10 Chola Pass (5330m)-CB Lobuche 7 h 4800 no no Yes no
11 cb lobuche rest 4800 no no Yes no
12 camp 1 lobuche peak 2h 5100   300 no no Yes no
13 top lobuche 6120 peak back cb 9h 5100 900 1200 no no Yes no
14 Gorak shep 6h 5150 Yes   Yes Yes Yes no
15 Kala pattahar (5550 m)-Pheriche 7h 4250 Yes Yes  Yes Yes
16 Pheriche-Tengboche 5h 3900 Yes Yes Yes Yes
17 Namche 3450 Yes Yes   Yes Yes
18 Namche lukla    6h 2650  750 1300   Yes     Yes  Yes Yes        Yes
19 Lukla-ktm flight
20 1 day ktm
21 departure

Service Includes

  • Hotel-airport transport A / R
  • 4 nights in Kathmandu hotel with breakfast
  • 1 sherpa climbing for 2/3 climbers
  • The team of porters
  • Carrier equipment,
  • Equipment Sherpas
  • Food during the trek (3 meals a day)
  • Overnights in lodges
  • Entrance fees in Khumbu Park
  • Rights (Royalties) of Peak Summit Lobuche
  • Altitude collective equipment (ropes, tents, etc.)
  • CB Tents and North Face Tents
  • Foam mattress for nights under tents
  • Insurance for the Nepalese team
  • Hyperbaric chamber
  • Satellite phone for rescue with 30 minutes of com
  • Garbage Deposit (deposit for garbage)
  • Airplane Kathmandu Lukla
  • Lukla Kathmandu plane
  • End of trek meal offered by the agency

Service Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Insurance, Repatriation Assistance
  • Hot showers in the lodges (about 2 Euros)
  • Telephone, alcoholic drinks, soda, bottled water and hot water in the lodges
  • Tips to the Nepalese team
  • The return flight Paris-Kathmandu
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