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Ama Dablam expedition

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Peak Climbing ExGuide

Personal Equipment                                   

(Recommended guidelines)

Important Note: Trekking Peak Climbing in Nepal takes place at low, middle and high altitude, for short and longer duration and at distinctly different times of year- and even has the distinction between tea house trekking and tented Camping. Thus this here is intended as a check a reminder and in conjunction with it, we can give you clear advice basedon, and adapted to, the particular trekking peak climbing in which you are involved.

Trekking Peak Climbing Equipment  Can be hired ( cheaply & easily) in Kathmandu & Pokhara (many other items can of course be purchased)

Essential Personal Trekking Peak Climbing  Equipment:

We ExGuides Treks and Expeditions  would like to Suggest Correct clothing and Equipments are essential for a safe and enjoyable trekking peak climbing. Experienced trekker will often take only a selection of thsese items based on what has well worked in the past trekking peak climbing. Please find the right equipment list below for your personal trekking peak climbing use during your travel with ExGuides Treks and Expeditions.

For Peak Climbing Personal Equipment

  • Ice Axe , Crampons , 2 X Tape Slings , Harness, 2 x screw gate Karabiners, Descender/ Abseil Device , Prussic Loops & Plastic Mountaineering Boots
  • Footwear
  • Running Shoes one pair for casual comfortable support shoes wear on light during walk days
  • Light trekking boots one pair of sturdy trekking boots in which you wear a light sock under a warm heavy sock comfortably. Boots Sole should be flexible but still provide enough support for your feets. Boot should be water repellent.
  • Wool sock three pair heavyweight wool socks to be worn over the liner sock. When layering sock , check fit over feets and inside boots. Remember please to keep one fresh , dry pair of sock available at all the times.
  • Liner sock three pair of smooths thin wool , nylon of capilene to be worn next to the skin. This will reduce the incidence of blisters and hot-spot and makes the outer last longer before needing to changed. They have to fit well with your heavyweight sock.
  • Clothing during trekking peak climbing
  • Light weight long underwear two pair , tops and bottom , capilene , other synthetic or wools. No cotton please. Light weight is preferable as it is more skilled.
  • Light trekking pant light weight nylon pants designed to be use while for trekking, also Quickly dry and provide sun protection.
  • Light weight t-shirt and bandana for face masks
  • Soft shell and hard shell jacket with hood , ExGuide recommend a waterproof breathable shell material with full fron zipper and outer layer protects against wind and rain.
  • Hard shall pant with waterproof and breathable and long as you get them over your boot
  • Handwear for peakclimbing
  • Soft shell fleece gloves one pair and shell gloves with insulation one pair
  • Headwear
  • Headlamp and spare battries, good quality climber’s headlamp for use at night
  • Sun hat with good visor provides protection for the nose and eyes
  • Glass, 100% UV,IR ,high quality lenses designed for mountain use. If you wear contact lenses ExGuide recommended packing a spare pair of glasses. If you wear glasses ExGuide recommended prescription glacier glasses (gray)
  • Sleeping Bag , good quality with hood to at least -20 degree
  • Day Bagpack , day pack big enough to carry water bottles , camera , lunch and extra clothing .
  • Trekking poles , this is only Optional
  • Water treatment tablets and two water bottles with wide mount bottle 1 Litre capacity per water bottle
  • Sunscreen , SPF 30 or more than 30 SPF make sure sun screen is not older than 6 months
  • Lip screen , SPF more than 30 not older than 6 months.
  • MP3 player this only optional
  • Large duffle bag for your clothing
  • Plastic bags for lining stuff sacks and keep your gear dry.
  • Travel clothing for air travel days and time spent in kathmandu
  • Personal first AID KIT (small and simple) for during trekking peak climbing

Please this above list is only  ExGuide Treks Guideline for you. while you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numbers brands and option so all this trekking peak climbing equipment can hire and buy in Nepal. if you have any question please do not hesitate to give us call +977-01-4701324 or email us :  info@exguidestreks.com

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu(altitude:1350m).?Arrive Kathmandu, Our tour leader will be at the airport with our company’s logo. Once you will met the leader you will be warmly welcomed and will be transferred via chartered vehicle to the hotel in Kathmandu which will require approx. half an hour’s drive through roads and intricate streets. And after check-in at the hotel and refreshing, you will be briefed regarding your hotel, its surrounding areas and your wonderful trek itself.Included accommodation: Guest house in Thamel
    Included meal: No
    Mode of transport: Chartered vehicle
  • Day 02: Preparation Day in Kathmandu ?Today, After breakfast we check your climbing equipment.Included accommodation: Guest house.
    Included meal: No.
    Mode of transport: Chartered vehicle.
  • Day 03: Fly from kathmandu to Lukla(altitude:2840m) & Trek to Phakding- (altitude:2610 m) 40 min flight,walking time approx 3/4 hrs ?Early morning scenic flight to Lukla and prepare for 1st day trek with Tea/Coffee.Lukla and surrounding areas also nice place with green field,forest and mountains.People of this area still do farming but cause of the tourism/Airport slowly agriculture turning into the second occupation.
    After preparing-your trek start along the Dudh Kosi river to Phakding. Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 04: Trek  from phakding to Namche Bazaar(altitude:3440m),walking time approx 5/6 hrs. ?The pleasant trail crosses lots of suspension bridges till the lunch with the Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate.After lunch the trail follows the river for a while,then after crossing two bridges again and makes a steep climb to Namche.In a clear weather you’ll see tip of Everest on the way to Namche.Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 05: Rest & Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar(altitude:3440m). ?Acclimatisation is essential in high altitude.You can spend the day in many ways.From Namche it is steep one hour climb to the Syangboche airstrip(3720m) and 20 minutes further,a small hill(3800m) which offers magnificent view of mountains including Mt.Everest.
    Namche Bazar is a central point of Khumbu region and has a police check post,the headquarters of Sagarmataha National Park,a bank,money exchange counters,lots of trekking gear shops and even bakeries and pubs also welcoming to you.And, Please,remember this is the last place to buy or rent any trekking or climbing gear that you need.Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 06: Trek from namche bazaar to Tengboche(altitude:3860m). ?After breakfast 20 minutes steep up and the gentle trail with stunning view leads you to the Kangjungma for tea stop and the trail goes down to Phungi thanga and climbs up to Tengboche.
    Tengboche is the largest,most attractive and most active monastery in Khumbu.This monastery get respect form all local to foreigners and the view from this spot is the best advantage. Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 07: Trek from tengboche to Pheriche (Altitude:4200m) ?Through the forest of Birches,Conifers and Rhododendrons,trail goes down at the beginning till Debuche and After crossing the river on a bridge gentle trail leads you to Pheriche through the Pangboche.
    Pheriche is one of the beautiful village on the bank of the river.A trekkers’ aid post is at Pheriche,supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association and Tokyo Medical College.A western physician is usually in attendance during the trekking season.This establishment and the doctors who operate it specialise in the study and treatment of altitude sickness and strive to educate trekkers in the dangers of too fast an ascent to high altitudes.The doctors give lectures everyday,usually at 4.00pm.in the peak season.Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 08: Acclimatisation above Pheriche ?Another day for acclimatization and you can hike to Chhukung(4700m),a small settlement,a base for Island Peak.The trail goes through Dingboche and along the Imja Khola leads you to Chhukung.The view of this hiking day is one of the highlight of the trek. Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 09: Move to Base Camp (altitude:4570m) ?Trek back to Pangboche and cross the Dudh Kosi River. Climb up the trail which takes to the Ama Dablam Base Camp. The Base Camp lies at an altitude of 15,000ft (4,570m). Spend the day at the Base Camp for acclimatization and further planning.Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 10-25: Ascending and Descending of Ama Dablam Top (altitude:6856m) ?The expedition leader with other crew members make the planning and other necessary ground work for the ascent. A few days may be spent on the Base Camp for organizing food, acclimatization, and practicing rope and other mountain climbing skills. Included accommodation: Camping
    Included meal: APA typical strategy would look like what follows:
    After getting established on the Base Camp, move further up to Camp 1 at 5,700m (17,400 feet) along the standard route. Generally, one night is spent at camp 1for acclimatization and then returning to the Base Camp for the final preparation to scale the summit. There are three camps above the base camp before reaching the summit. The ascent from Base Camp to camp 1 is technically challenging. From Camp 1, follow existing fixed lines. Establish new ropes wherever necessary both for ascent and descent. The climb from Camp 2 to Camp 3 is mostly ice and mixed-climbing. The climb from Camp 3 to the summit is relatively less technical. By the Day 26, scale the peak before getting back to the Base Camp.
  • Day 26-27: Trek to Lukla Trek back to Thyangboche,? Namche Bazaar and Phakding finally arriving at Lukla.                                         Included accommodation: Tea House
    Included meal: AP
  • Day 28: Fly from  Lukla to Kathmandu ?Morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Included accommodation: Guest house.
    Included meal: No.
    Mode of transport: Chartered vehicle
  • Day 29; At leisure in Kathmandu ?Also a reserve day to accommodate possible delay in Lukla to Kathmandu flight. If the flight is as scheduled, spend the day enjoying Kathmandu’s delights.Included accommodation: Guest house.
    Included meal: No.
  • Day 30: Final Departure  back to home?Concluding day of Ama Dablam Expedition. We transfer you to airport for your journey ahead 

Includes

Airport pick up and drop,welcome dinner,accommodation(during the trekking,domestic flight(both way),climbing guide and porters all necessary staff with experienced english speaking leader (climbing guide) assistant and sherpa porter to carry luggage including their salary insurance food and lodging during trekking,hotel in thamel 2 night B/B,Ama dablam expedition permits,Climbing equipment,all trekking permits,transports,all government tax

Excludes

Nepal visa fee,food and drinks,international airfare,extra night accommodation in kathmandu because of early arrival late depature early return from mountain(due to any reason)than the scheduled itinerary,travel insurance and rescue,tips for guides and porter,extra unforseen expences

Trip Notes

No Trip Notes available.