Lobuche East Peak Climbing route
Lobuche East Peak Climbing begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From here, you follow Everest Base Camp Trekking trail and pass by Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar. The trail then gradually ascends to Everest Base Camp via Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep. You will hike up to Kala Patthar and descend to Lobuche village. The trail further ascends to Lobuche Base Camp and moves towards Lobuche East Peak summit.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing difficulty & Altitude Sickness
Lobuche East Peak Climbing is a strenuous peak to climb. The route to the summit of Lobuche East Peak involves technical climbing. You need to have previous ice climbing and rock climbing experience to go on this journey. The trail is steep and rugged at many parts. You have to be in good shape and healthy to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing 19 Days.
Altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness (AMS) is high altitude sickness that happens if the body does not get acclimatized as the elevation increases. Therefore, ample rest days in between the venture is suggested. Our Lobuche East Peak Climbing itinerary is designed adding adequate rest days. Also, keep yourself hydrated to avoid AMS.
Best time to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing
The ideal time to climb Lobuche East Peak is from March to April. These are the most preferred times for climbing in the Himalayas because of stable weather and moderate climate. Similarly, September to November is another good time to climb this peak. Climbing in the autumn season will also allow you to be part of the biggest Nepali festivals.
Accommodation & Meals
Lodge and camping will be the accommodation during Lobuche East Peak Climbing. Lodges are available in the villages. The lodge here has both luxurious and budget-friendly services. Usually, the lodge offers a room with a few pieces of furniture and double beds. The washroom is mostly shared. Likewise, in camping, all the tents and necessary equipment are carried by the team. You will get branded single sleeping tents and shared dining & washroom tents.
Three meals a day will be served as per the menu of the lodge. Dishes like dal bhat, veggies, curries, egg, meat, porridge, soup, pudding, bread, momo, pasta, sandwich, etc are available for meals. During camping, the meals will be cooked by the trained team members.
Communication & Electricity
During Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you can find both hydropower and solar electricity in the villages to charge your devices. Likewise, many villages offer WiFi service, however due to high altitude the connection might not be strong all the time. Similarly, the cellular network is also available from time to time. Relying on these things will only ruin the trip. The team leader will carry a satellite phone with him to connect with the management office during the climbing period.
To join Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you have to show travel insurance that covers airlift, medical bills, hospital bills, and flight cancellation. As it is a remote and high altitude journey, the circumstances and weather cannot be predicted. Getting travel insurance while traveling in isolated parts is crucial for your safety.
Guide & Porter
During Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you will be guided by a professional and active climber who has already summited this peak before and is well-known with the trail. Guides and porters will make the journey smooth, safe, and pleasant. Likewise, they will set the tents and also cook meals for you during climbing. Moreover, before the final climbing, you also get short training on climbing and proper uses of gears.
We, Adventure Small World has adopted numerous measures to run eco-friendly trips in the Himalayas over the years. We are still practicing and trying new methods to make sure our trips are not harming the surrounding and the vegetation. While traveling with us, you will get to see our equal attention towards the environment and the guests. We also run a small organization that funds education for children from underprivileged mountain families.