Nepal Peak Climbing Courses 2016

With Karma Sherpa

$800 USD
per person
Departed
ServiceAll-Inclusive
Duration 6 days
StartChhukung/Dzongla
FinishChhukung/Dzongla
SleepingCamping, Guesthouse, Teahouse
Max. Altitude6654m
Difficulty Extreme
Cancellation Moderate

Your Guide

Karma Sherpa – Trekking Guide:

Mr. Karma Sherpa is a Trekking, Expeditions & Mountain Guide of 'Friendship World Trek' Trekking and Expeditions (P). Ltd. He was born in a traditional mountain village in the Solukhumbu district Taksindu of Nepal, to the Mount Everest region and home to the Sherpa and Tamang peoples. He is one of the well experiences Trekking & Mountain Guide for our company. He is known AS well trained Trekking & Mountain Guide for the company.


Guides for: Agency Employed
Guiding Experience: 12 years
Nationality: Nepal
Speaks: English, Hindi
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Overview

If you can trek why not climb?

Friendship World Trek is the pioneers of the first mountaineering school for westerners in Nepal. Nepal is the perfect classroom clear skies, warm days and consistent conditions. We do not want to just lead you to the top of a snow – capped mountain. We want to teach you the skills to make you a competent team member of any future mountaineering expedition. Our ratio of one instructor to three when learning skills or being guided, means you will get high level of attention we consider necessary.

Who can join the courses?
This course is suitable for the complete novice or a good refresher course for those who want to climb again. You will have discussions on equipment. Weather, avalanches and mountaineering in general. You will have instruction on crevasse rescue, glacier travel, ice climbing, and snow craft. So even if you have climb before you will be having a full and comprehensive revision course on some of the most important skills in mountaineering.

What to carry while climbing?
You will need a small day sack to put an extra fleece in, camera, water bottle, and potentially your water proofs. That’s all.

Friendship World Trek Team:
Our instructors are picked for their knowledge and expertise in the mountaineering. If you feel safe, it means you relax, learn more, and enjoy yourself. Our teams are chosen for their personality and their professionalism. We want you to have one of the most memorable experiences of your life and you share it with has a large part to do with it. So, if you can trek why not climb??

Climbing Trips:
Who can join the courses?
This climbing course is suitable for the complete novice or as a Great refresher for those who want to climb again. The course Curriculum includes an introduction to equipment, ice climbing skills, rope work and comprehensive mountaineering safety techniques.
Departure Dates:2015-2016 (Fixed Departure Dates)

SPRING SEASON:
March 15-20, March 21-26, March 28-02 April, April 03-08, April 07-12, April 09-14,April 15-20, April 22-27, April 29-02 May, May 03-08,May 09-14, May 15-20, May 21-26, May 27-01 June, June 02-07, June 08-13, June 14-19.

FALL SEASON:
Oct 13-18, Oct 19-24, Oct 25-30, Oct 27-01, Nov 02-07, Nov 08-13, Nov 14-19, Nov 20-25, Nov 17-22, Nov 26-31, Dec 02-07, Dec 09-13.

Lobuche Peak 6 Days Climbing Courses $1350.
Express Climbing Courses $1250 P.P. 4 days

Departure Dates:
March 14-19, March 20-25, March 26-31, April 03-08, April 13-18, April 16-21, April 20-25, May 02-07,May 10-15. May 14-19, Oct 15-20, Oct 25-30, Nov 02-07, Nov 15-20, Nov 25-30, Dec 03-08, Dec 10-15.

MERA PEAK (6421M) CAMPING TRIP
15 DAYS US$2500 Per Person.
Departure Dates:
March 20-03 April, April 02-16, 18-02 May, May 05-19, May 15-29, 21-04 June, Oct 02-16, 18-02 Nov, Nov 05-19, 21-05 Dec.

PIKE PEAK (4065M) CAMPING TRIP
09/14 DAYS US$1500 Per Person.

Amadablam Challenge Expedition $5500.
15 Days Pangboche to Pangboche.
Departure Dates:
March 25-08 Apr, April 14-25th, May 01-15th, May 07-21st.
Oct 15-27, Oct 28-08 Nov, Nov 15-27,

Island Peak/Lobuje Peak and Amadablam 3 Peaks Round Trip $8200.00

Trekking- February to June, September to November.
Departures: Every Alternate Dates


Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Equipment
  • Guide's Salary
  • Guide's Transport
  • Meals

Price Excludes

  • ACAP Permit
  • Access Flights (Both-Ways)
  • Access Flights (One-Way)
  • Four Porters
  • Guide’s Accommodation
  • Guide’s Insurance
  • Guide’s Meals
  • International Flights
  • MCAP Permit
  • MRAP Permit
  • One Porter
  • Permit Fees
  • Porter Insurance
  • Porter's Insurance
  • Private Jeep
  • Private Taxi
  • Public Bus
  • Public Jeep
  • Three Porters
  • TIMS Card
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Two Porters
  • Visa Fee

Group Rates

Group size Per-person
1 person $1350 USD
2 people $1350 USD
3 people $1350 USD
4 people $1300 USD
5 people $1300 USD
6 people $1250 USD
7 people $1250 USD
8 people $1200 USD
9 people $1200 USD
10 people $1150 USD
11 people $1150 USD

Planning

  1. Hi I am interested in this course, is there any requirement on the time that we are required to reach Kathmandu? Is there a breakdown of what activities we will be doing everyday?

    • Hi Zhi,

      Will send to you via email as discussed…

      Alex

  2. Interested. Can you send me the details too?

  3. Dear Nam
    Namaste and Greetings from Nepal
    Thank you very much for your kind message. It is good to hear from you.
    Please find out the details below:
    ISLAND PEAK:
    A. Self acclimatizing, and joining the course in the mountain village of Chukhung. (6 days):
    From : Chukhung to Chukhung Camping
    Grade : Difficult
    Season : Oct-Nov, Mar- Apr-May
    Day 01 :Arrive Chukhung, 2pm briefing check equipment, AMS lecture. Overnight at Camp.
    Day 02 :Acclimatization and instructional day Camp.
    Day 03 :Acclimatization and instructional day Camp.
    Day 04 :Trek to Island Peak Base Camp.
    Day 05
    :Summit day depart Base Camp 2 a.m. return lunch. Camp Base camp.
    Day 06 Provides a second opportunity to summit Island peak due to bad weather or illness.
    Trekking Peak Equipment List:
    Friendship World Trek will provide the technical climbing equipment, including: harness, axes, helmets, crampons, carrabinas, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipments.

    Climbing Peak Equipment List:
    Friendship World Trek will provide the technical climbing equipment, including: harness, axes, helmets, crampons, carrabinas, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipments.

    You will need to supply the following personal equipment. If you do not have the following equipment you can rent it when you arrive in Kathmandu. Our office staff will take you to one of several quality trekking rental stores.

    Mountaineering:
    Waterproof trousers
    Gloves (liner/layer/shell)
    Plastic boots
    Thermal bottoms / top
    Day sack
    Sleep mat (4 wk course)
    Gaiters
    Check your gear works before setting out, hire gear fits, etc. Your mountaineering equipment will be packed into a separate bag provided. Equator will transport this separately to base camp. You will NOT have access to this bag until base camp. You only need to carry what you need for trekking, not climbing. Friendship World Trek can arrange a porter to Dzongla for you if you would like to trek with just a day pack.

    *If you have something you are particularly prone to, ear infections or sinus problems, bring what you need with you.

    If you have something you are particularly prone to, ear infections, foot rot, or sinus problems, bring what you need with you. You will definitely want to be carrying some for common illnesses like diarrhea, staff infection and upset stomachs. You will need a complete set of inoculations for Asia, ask your doctor for advice.

    Food:
    Please bring any of your own food: power bars, granola bars, dried fruit, chocolate, always nice to have.
    For more details drop us a line at info@friendshiptrek.com
    For the rest of the cost: Please contact us:

    Thank you
    if you have any questions please feel free to ask us at any time.

  4. helllo i m in nepal on 14 oct.i whant try to do Island peak,but i did t have any expirience about climb…i just did trek in nepal.
    i need course befor climb? let me kno wdetalis and price
    alex

  5. Hello Alex thank you for the message. It is good to hear from you that you are interested for climbing Island peak, yes it is necessary to have some climbing courses before you climb to Island peak, so we are here for you to give you some basic training before climbing Island peak. Please find out the details below: The price for climbing courses is $1350 Per Person. for 6 days.
    Please find out the details below:
    ISLAND PEAK:
    A. Self acclimatizing, and joining the course in the mountain village of Chukhung. (6 days):
    From : Chukhung to Chukhung Camping
    Grade : Difficult
    Season : Oct-Nov, Mar- Apr-May
    Day 01 :Arrive Chukhung, 2pm briefing check equipment, AMS lecture. Overnight at Camp.
    Day 02 :Acclimatization and instructional day Camp.
    Day 03 :Acclimatization and instructional day Camp.
    Day 04 :Trek to Island Peak Base Camp.
    Day 05
    :Summit day depart Base Camp 2 a.m. return lunch. Camp Base camp.
    Day 06 Provides a second opportunity to summit Island peak due to bad weather or illness.
    Trekking Peak Equipment List:
    Friendship World Trek will provide the technical climbing equipment, including: harness, axes, helmets, crampons, carrabinas, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipments.

    Climbing Peak Equipment List:
    Friendship World Trek will provide the technical climbing equipment, including: harness, axes, helmets, crampons, carrabinas, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipments.

    You will need to supply the following personal equipment. If you do not have the following equipment you can rent it when you arrive in Kathmandu. Our office staff will take you to one of several quality trekking rental stores.

    Mountaineering:
    Waterproof trousers
    Gloves (liner/layer/shell)
    Plastic boots
    Thermal bottoms / top
    Day sack
    Sleep mat (4 wk course)
    Gaiters
    Check your gear works before setting out, hire gear fits, etc. Your mountaineering equipment will be packed into a separate bag provided. Equator will transport this separately to base camp. You will NOT have access to this bag until base camp. You only need to carry what you need for trekking, not climbing. Friendship World Trek can arrange a porter to Dzongla for you if you would like to trek with just a day pack.

    *If you have something you are particularly prone to, ear infections or sinus problems, bring what you need with you.

    If you have something you are particularly prone to, ear infections, foot rot, or sinus problems, bring what you need with you. You will definitely want to be carrying some for common illnesses like diarrhea, staff infection and upset stomachs. You will need a complete set of inoculations for Asia, ask your doctor for advice.

    Food:
    Please bring any of your own food: power bars, granola bars, dried fruit, chocolate, always nice to have.
    For more details drop us a line at info@friendshiptrek.com
    For the rest of the cost: Please contact us:

    Thank you
    if you have any questions please feel free to ask us at any time.

  6. Kavin

    hi Karma

    Can you detail what are all the things can be learned in this course,currently i m not in group but is it possible to join any oth er group

  7. Hello Kavin
    Namaste and Greetings from Nepal- Friendship World Treks
    Thank you very much for your kind message. It is good to hear from you. Regarding this training courses you will be learned how to use the climbing equipment’s, ice climbing, About the high altitude sickness, how to use ropes, ice axes, how to climb etc. yes it is possible to join with a group, if we don’t have a group then we can organised for you also. Please do let us know your dates so we can arrange for you. Thank you for writing to us. hope to hear from you soon. Best regards Karma. Friendship World Treks.

    • Hi Karma anytime at May sounds ok no fixed departure yet.And how much it cost .but by end of Aug i will be in Delhi

  8. Hello my friend thank you for your message. It is good to hear from you. we have fixed departure dates from March to May. The cost is $1200 Per Person.

  9. Satish

    Hii am interested with the course can u please mail me all the details as soon as possible .Any package which includes everything also appreciable

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