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Island Peak

Island Peak

This peak offers not just an enjoyable climb, it also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an island in a glacial sea, then the mainland forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north. These cliffs eventually soar to the rugged summits of Nuptse (7879m/25850ft), Lhotse (9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak (8410m/ 27590ft; as yet unclimbed!) and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/27503ft).

To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho Polu (6734m/22093ft), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier, icy flutes of Baruntse (7720m/25328ft) and the Amphu peaks, is the eye-catching, lofty pinnacle of Amadablam (6856m/22493ft), which has been likened to a giant seasnake guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.

dThis peak offers not just an enjoyable climb, it also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an island in a glacial sea, then the mainland forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north. These cliffs eventually soar to the rugged summits of Nuptse (7879m/25850ft), Lhotse (9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak (8410m/ 27590ft; as yet unclimbed!) and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/27503ft).

To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho Polu (6734m/22093ft), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier, icy flutes of Baruntse (7720m/25328ft) and the Amphu peaks, is the eye-catching, lofty pinnacle of Amadablam (6856m/22493ft), which has been likened to a giant seasnake guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.
- See more at: http://mynepal-adventure.com/destinations/nepal/peak-climbing-in-nepal/island-peak.html#sthash.jfZsxapF.dpufThis peak offers not just an enjoyable climb, it also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an island in a glacial sea, then the mainland forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north. These cliffs eventually soar to the rugged summits of Nuptse (7879m/25850ft), Lhotse (9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak (8410m/ 27590ft; as yet unclimbed!) and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/27503ft).

To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho Polu (6734m/22093ft), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier, icy flutes of Baruntse (7720m/25328ft) and the Amphu peaks, is the eye-catching, lofty pinnacle of Amadablam (6856m/22493ft), which has been likened to a giant seasnake guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.

- See more at: http://mynepal-adventure.com/destinations/nepal/peak-climbing-in-nepal/island-peak.html#sthash.jfZsxapF.dpuf

This peak offers not just an enjoyable climb, it also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an island in a glacial sea, then the mainland forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north. These cliffs eventually soar to the rugged summits of Nuptse (7879m/25850ft), Lhotse (9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak (8410m/ 27590ft; as yet unclimbed!) and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/27503ft).

To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho Polu (6734m/22093ft), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier, icy flutes of Baruntse (7720m/25328ft) and the Amphu peaks, is the eye-catching, lofty pinnacle of Amadablam (6856m/22493ft), which has been likened to a giant seasnake guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.

- See more at: http://mynepal-adventure.com/destinations/nepal/peak-climbing-in-nepal/island-peak.html#sthash.jfZsxapF.dpuf
This peak offers not just an enjoyable climb, it also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an island in a glacial sea, then the mainland forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north. These cliffs eventually soar to the rugged summits of Nuptse (7879m/25850ft), Lhotse (9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak (8410m/ 27590ft; as yet unclimbed!) and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/27503ft).

To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho Polu (6734m/22093ft), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier, icy flutes of Baruntse (7720m/25328ft) and the Amphu peaks, is the eye-catching, lofty pinnacle of Amadablam (6856m/22493ft), which has been likened to a giant seasnake guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.

- See more at: http://mynepal-adventure.com/destinations/nepal/peak-climbing-in-nepal/island-peak.html#sthash.jfZsxapF.dpuf

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and check into hotel
Day 02: Briefing with regards to details of the trip, basic preparation and obtain a permit
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 04: Phakding to Namche
Day 05: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization
Day 06: Namche to Thyanboche
Day 07: Thyanboche to Pheriche
Day 08: Pheriche to Lobuche
Day 09: Lobuche to Kalapathar and back to Gorak Shep
Day 10: Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp and back
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Chhukung
Day 12: Chukung to Island Peak Base Camp
Day 13: Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp
Day 14: Day of rest for acclimatization
Day 15: High Camp to Summit and back to BC
Day 16: BC to Pangboche
Day 17 Pangboche to Namche
Day 18: Namche to Lukla
Day 19: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 20: Depart Kathmandu