lhotse expedition 2023

Lhotse Expedition 2024

Climb the fourth highest mountain in the world

  • Group Size:Min 1 Max 12
  • Duration:54 Days
  • Max Altitude:[8,516m/27,940ft]
  • Accommodation:High Altitude Expeditions
  • Activity:High Altitude Expeditions
  • Meal:Meals Included
  • Trip Grade:Strenuous +
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
Package difficulty Strenuous +  

Trip Overview

Highlights

  • Lhotse Expedition with Lobuche peak climb
  • Climb the fourth highest mountain in the world
  • Follow the Everest climbing route
  • Fully guided expedition with best Sherpa support

Lhotse Expedition 2024 Overview


Expedition Facts:

 Maximum Altitude:  8,516m/27,940ft
 Total Duration:  57 Days
 Coordinates:   27°57′42″ N 86°56′00″ E
 Climbing Route:   West Face Couloir via South Col
 First Ascent:   May 19, 1956
 Grade:   Strenuous +
 Group Size:   Max 12
 Activity:   Mountaineering and Climbing

Expedition Overview:

Existing to the south of Everest, Lhotse is the fourth-highest mountain in the world. Lhotse is linked with Everest by Everest South Col. Many climbers have preferred the Western Face as the normal Lhotse Climbing Route. The southern face of Lhotse is considered one of the world’s largest Mountain faces as the southern face soar high up to 3.2 km in a mere 2.25km of horizontal distance. Lhotse Massif comprises Lhotse East (8414m), Lhotse (8516m) and Lhotse Shar (8383m). The successful attempt of Lhotse was made in 1956 by a Swiss team. Lhotse is located near Tibet and Lhotse in the Tibetan dialect means South Peak. Since Everest and Lhotse are located near to each other, we will follow the same route to Everest through Everest South Col. Everest climbers head to the left of South Col while Lhotse Climbers take the right path.

Lhotse Climbing Route

The route progresses through Khumbu icefall. Moving further from base camp, we will reach Camp 1 (5,900m/19,500ft) which exists at the top of Khumbu icefall that is surrounded by crevasses. From Camp 1, we will pass through a lateral moraine to the west ridge that greets us with a close-up view of Lhotse. This place is perfect for Camp 2 (6,400m/21,000ft). Leaving Camp 2, we will reach near to Lhotse wall by crossing glacier and ice cliffs where we will set Camp 3 (7,300m/23,700ft). Camp 4 (7,900m/25,912ft) is located near South Col. From Camp 4, we will proceed through steep rock sections to the summit.

Why join us on our Lhotse Expedition 2024?

  • Guided by some of the best guides and the Sherpa team.
  • 1:1 Sherpa to climber ratio on summit day and 1:4 leader to climber ratio
  • The ascent of Lobuche peak for acclimatization
  • Maximum oxygen and support
  • Premier climbing experience on Lhotse
  • A cohesive team of climbers
  • A long history of high-altitude expeditions

Why climb with us?

For over 30 yrs the people who helm this venture have been successfully organizing high-altitude Expeditions ensuring safety first and service paramount. The success of the expedition depends largely on a carefully planned itinerary and the best logistics and these are what we offer. We are committed to maintaining the expedition safe and successful with the quality of service. Our emphasis is always on maintaining the small group so that it will be easy to coordinate and cooperate with each other. You will be guided by highly professional mountain guides who are one of the best in this field and has experience successfully climbing Everest multiple times.

At Highland Expeditions, we provide 1:1 Sherpa to a client and a 1:4 climbing leader-to-client ratio. Compared to the facilities we provide; you will find our Lhotse Expedition cost to be very reasonable. We have no hidden fee. What you pay in the beginning is the final payment.

We are dedicated to providing the highest professionalism throughout the expedition by taking utmost care of all the logistics needed for our Lhotse Expedition

Important Note: Your safety is of imperative concern while traveling with Highland Expeditions. Please take care to note that your leader/guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to your safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather or health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Trek & Climb leader/guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required

Trip Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

    Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal. Upon completing the visa formalities and collecting your luggages in the airport, kindly proceed to the exit of the arrival hall. Your trip leader will await you just outside the arrival hall and will escort you to your hotel in Kathmandu. Please look out for a placard of Highland Expeditions.

    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 02 - Official formalities and climb preparation

    These two days have been kept in Kathmandu for final preparation of Climb. Meet other team members, complete official and government formalities, final gear check and load. Upon your interest, an optional Kathmandu sightseeing can be arranged on these days.
    We will have a trip orientation and your trip leader will give you a brief about your climb before we head to our journey.

    • Meal: (B)
    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 03 - Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding [2,600m/8,531ft]

    After an early morning b/fast, we take the mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla on STOL aircraft. Flight time is about 30 minutes to the airstrip built by Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpas in the mid-1960s. We begin the trek by descending towards the Dudh Kosi River, where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, just above Chaurikharka at 2713m. The walking is easy and after passing through the small village of Ghat at 2550m, it’s a short walk to Phakding where we’ll stay overnight.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 04 - Trek to Namche Bazar [3,450m/11,319ft]

    We will continue our journey along Dudhkoshi River which will take us through pine forest. After crossing suspension bridges at several points and passing through small settlements of Zapute, Toktok, Benkar and Chumoa, we will reach Monjo. This is known as the gateway to the Sagarmatha National Park. After completing all the necessary national park formalities, we will enter Sagarmatha National Park. Lowering down from the park, we will arrive at river. Crossing another suspension bridge, we will proceed towards high Hillary Bridge located at the foot of the hill. Crossing this bridge, we will climb uphill to the Namche Bazaar. We can get view of Thamserku Mountain. If weather is clear, we can also have first view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Kusum Khangru mountains.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 05 - Rest and Acclimatization day [3,450m/11,319ft]

    Namche Bazaar is regarded as gateway to the high Himalayas. It is also the main trading center and a capital of Sherpa land. Rest is recommended in Namche for acclimatization purpose. Short hike will be arranged to the ancient Sherpa village of Thame to observe the rich Sherpa culture or we can also visit nearby Khumjung, Khunde or Khongde villages. Shopping in marketplace of Namche is another fine idea. National Park Head office, Museum and monasteries are other places of interest. The area is clustered with cafes, shops, bakeries and restaurants. The place supports facilities of post office, hospital, government health post. Internet access is also available at Namche so that you can contact your near ones.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 06 - Trek to Deboche [3720 m/12,205ft]

    We will walk along the glacial water of Dudh Koshi River. The route offers views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and, Thamserku and Ama Dablam Mountains. Our journey continues through the colorful forest of blooming rhododendron to Sanasa. The region is rich in wildlife including musk deer and colorful pheasants. In Sanasa lies the junction point. One of the paths leads us to the Gokyo valley while the other branches off to Everest Base Camp. We will take sharp climb to Tengboche monastery which is the largest in the Khumbu region. The journey rewards us with close-up views of many surrounding mountains. We will visit the monastery and walk through forest of birch and rhododendron to Deboche where we will stay overnight.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 07 - Trek to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft]

    We will descend to Imja River. The trail takes us uphill to Pangboche (3860m) through the lush forest. We will visit Pangboche Monastery. The village is also decorated with Chorten and Mani walls. The trail allows us an access to Imja Valley. We will take steep climb to Pheriche and continue further to Lobuche River. The final steepest climb of the day will take us to Dingboche. Agriculture is the chief occupation of locals in Dingboche. We can see fields enclosed by stonewall in Dingboche. Buckwheat, potatoes and barley are the major crops. We will stay overnight in Dingboche.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 08 - Rest and Acclimatization day [4,412m/14,475ft]

    This is a day to haul up and rest without being idle. We can stroll around the village and get pally with the local folks with some interesting conversations. This will give us deep insights into the lifestyles and cultures of the local folks in this region. At the same time, we can also relish the landscapes that surround us and we can also catch up on some reading. Our acclimatizing gets a further boost with our hike to Chhukung village. We then do a steep climb up to Chhukung Ri at 5550m [if we feel like it] and as we top it with gasping breath we soon realize the gritty climb was worth the go; the rewards are as lovely as it comes with the natural beauty that greets us for our efforts, the jaw-dropping vistas of Cho Oyu at 8201m, Pumori at 7161m, the gigantic Lhotse wall at 8400m, Amadablam at 6812m, Makalu at 8481m & Baruntse at 7129m all put together set our hearts on top gear as it skips a beat while watching these massive peaks.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 09 - Trek to Lobuche [4,910m/16,109ft]

    We will begin a moderate walk to Dugla. Walking through the steep moraine of Khumbu glacier, we will head towards Chupki Lhara which is festooned with prayer flags. It is also known as the memorial site for the deceased climbers. The trail stretches through the Khumbu glacier moraine to Lobuche. On the way, we can rejoice the close-up views of Pumori, Khumbutse and other peaks and mountains. Stay overnight in Lobuche.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 10 - Trek to Gorekshep [5,140m/16,864ft]

    The day starts with a trek past a fine crevasse between the lateral moraine of a glacier and a mountain. Then a gradual climb will take to Changri Nup Glacier. The undulating terrain takes you on a whirlwind of a walk. Descending slightly in the final stretch, you land in a barren setting with a sandy moraine and a cluster of lodges amidst the jagged rocky terrain surrounded by mammoth mountains. This is Gorakshep where you’ll spend the night.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 11 - Trek to Lhotse Base Camp [5,364m/17,559ft]

    Start on the climb along the Khumbu glacier to Everest/Lhotse Base Camp. Finally, arrive at the foot of the highest peak in the world. The views of numerous mountains, the Khumbu Icefall, and the Glacier make it even more glorious. Overnight with some of the highest peaks in the world at Base Camp.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Camp
  • Day 12-15 - Get organized, Puja Ceremony and Climbing Clinics

    Get organized and comfortable with your home for the next 4 weeks.

    Looking at an auspicious date as per the Tibetan calendar, a puja ceremony will be held asking for safe passage.

    We will also do training at the base camp, in ice seracs of the lower Khumbu Glacier to check climbers’ equipment and review climbing and rescue techniques.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Camp
  • Day 16-18 - Climb Lobuche East (6119m/20,070ft)

    Our first phase of acclimatization begins with a climb to Lobuche East. Climbing Lobuche east provides better acclimatization and the perfect training base for Everest.

    Lobuche East Climb Plan:
    Day 01: Trek to Lobuche Village
    Day 02: Trek to high camp
    Day 03: Summit Lobuche East and descent to Lobuche

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Camp
  • Day 19 - Trek to Lhotse Base Camp [5,364m/17,559ft]

    From Lobuche, we will take a couple of hours along Khumbu glacier to reach Changri Nup Glacier. A brief walk from Changri Nup glacier will take us to Gorak Shep. From there, its another 2 hrs walk along the Khumbu glacier to base camp

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Camp
  • Day 20-48 - Climbing period of Mt Lhotse

    The second phase of the acclimatization phase begins with the rotation of higher camps. After completing the acclimatization, retrace back to base camp and wait for the perfect weather window.

    For the acclimatization, please note that the acclimatization program may differ during the expedition period as each climber adapts differently to an altitude. Your expedition leader will suggest you the best as per your conditions.

    In general, our acclimatization program includes overnight at Camp 2 and tag the Lhotse Face/Camp 3. When this is done, we rest and recover at the base camp while waiting for the weather window for the summit attempt. 

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Camp
  • Day 49 - Depart Base camp and trek to Pheriche

    We will begin our return trip on this day. We will leave Lhotse Base Camp and retrace our route to Pheriche where we will stay overnight.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 50 - Trek to Namche Bazar

    Leaving Pheriche early in the morning, we will follow the return trail along Imja River that takes us through the forest of birch and spruce to Tengboche village. After brief stop in Tengboche, we will follow the trail through forest of blooming rhododendron to the bridge. We will cross the bridge over Dudh Koshi River and move through Dudh Koshi gorge and pine forest to Sansa village. The region is rich in Himalayan wildlife like mountain goats, Thars and local birds. We will pass through the chorten to the army camp at Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 51 - Trek to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft]

    We will take the downhill walk from Namche that leads us to the bridge over Dudh Koshi River. Moving further, we will arrive at Monjo where we need to fulfill the official formalities at the check post of Sagarmatha National Park. We will retrace the route back to Phakding where we will take lunch before moving to Lukla. The trail is easy and colorful marked by prayer stones and prayer flags. We will stay overnight in a lodge in Lukla. Arrange your photo albums or write a journal. This is the last day of our trek in Himalayas.

    • Meal: (B,L,D)
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 52 - Fly back to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

    Take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. We will be transferred to hotel in a private vehicle in Kathmandu. Take leisure and soothe your aching limbs from long and tiring climb.

    • Meal: (B)
    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 53 - In Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

    Enjoy a leisure day. You are on your own. Participating in a day tour in Kathmandu is a pleasant plan. You can also go for shopping in Thamel, a tourist hub where you can buy souvenir items like handicrafts and arts to your family. At eventide on day 56, we will relish a farewell dinner to celebrate our successful climb. While enjoying our supper, we will also be entertained to a scintillating cultural dance performed by the local belles
    Please do not hesitate to let us know if you would like to extend your stay. Kindly email us for more details on extensions.

    • Meal: (B)
    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 54 - International departure

    Finally, the undeniable day of departure arrives. Thank you for joining us on this climb and it has been a pleasure getting to know you during this time. We hope this venture has enriched your experience with happy memories. You will be assisted in your last minute preparation. Our representative will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Keep in touch and hope to hear from you soon. Bon voyage for a safe and pleasant trip home.

    • Meal: (B)
    • Accommodation: None

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Dates & Price

Our trips are available on both fixed departure and private group basis.

If you are looking for a group to join this trip please click the Fixed Departures tab for more information on departure dates, availability and price. All our fixed departures are guaranteed to run. Or, if you would like to do this trip alone, or with your friends, families & colleagues in a private group style, please fill out the contact form in Private Group tab and send us your message. We will organize a private trip for you at your preferred dates catering any request you may have.

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Apr, 2024

Trip Start Date07 Apr, 2024
Trip End Date30 May, 2024
PriceUSD 20,000
Status Available

Cost Inclusion

  • 1:1 Sherpa to climber ratio and 1:4 leader to client ratio to assist during climb
  • 4 bottled oxygen with use of latest mask and regulator
  • Nepalese government royalty fees for Lhotse.
  • All expedition organizational requirements
  • Island Peak climb for acclimatization
  • Service of base camp manager and climbing sirdars
  • Satellite communication system at base camp but nominal charge for use
  • Radio set for communication between camps
  • Meals at base camp and higher camps during expedition
  • Personal tents at BC, high tents, kitchen tents, dining tents, shower tents, toilet tents, store tents, cooking utensils and more for your comfort.
  • 6 nights accommodation at Kathmandu Guest House with breakfast on deluxe room
  • Meals (B,L,D) and accommodation during trek upto BC and back to Lukla after expedition
  • Ktm-Lukla-Ktm airfare
  • Staffs wages, allowances with their insurance
  • Common climbing equipment
  • Porterage of climbing equipment up to base camp and back to Lukla after expedition
  • Khumbu icefall route fee
  • Liaison officer daily wages and fees
  • Applicable national park fees and local taxes
  • 2 waterproof duffel bags

Cost Exclusion

  • International airfare
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Custom for bringing any expedition goods
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Insurance (Mandatory)
  • Summit bonus
  • Gratuities for staff
  • Personal expenses

Essential Information

Prerequisite

High Altitude Expeditions like Lhotse requires previous mountaineering experience and it is expected that the climber has previous experience of climbing at least 7000m peak before attempting Lhotse.

Also, you will be spending nearly 2 months in the mountain, a fierce determination, strong mental health and a burning desire to climb the mountain are the essential pre-requisites for joining this expedition. Prepare yourself to tackle high altitude sickness, tough weather conditions and exhaustion. One needs to be familiar with the use of climbing equipment, walking in snow and ice and must have a good level of fitness. You should be familiar with Rope skills, ice axe arrest and crampon skills, the use of ascenders (Jumar) and descenders, and how to use your particular harness.

Expedition Guide and Leader

Our Lhotse Expedition 2021 will be managed by Kunga Sherpa, an Everest summiteer himself. With over 35 years of experience in the climbing industry, he has managed over forty above 8000m expeditions till date.

 

Sherpa Guides

Most of our Sherpa guides come from Rolwaling village, a hidden gem in foothills of Mt. Gaurishankar. All our Sherpa guides are previous Everest summiteer with detailed experience on high altitude expeditions. We provide 1:1 sherpa guide to client ratio on the summit day. Each of our Sherpa guides has tons of experience in climbing high altitude peaks.

Our Sherpa crews are critical to the success of your climbs that you do with us. We, us professionally trained Sherpa guides & sirdars who are just not hikers & climbers on the mountains but have been trained to perform this task with a lot of common sense & guile. Kunga Sherpa, Everest summiteer and founder of Highland Expeditions, who has successfully guided and organized over 40 expeditions to 8000m as an expedition sirdar oversees our experienced Sherpa crew that will be with you on the climb. We ensure that they are confident & experienced. Most of our guides were born in these parts & have relatives living on other parts of the regions where they were born in. We know that locally born staffs are a vital cog in that wheel of sometimes dangerous adventure where anything can happen. At Highland Expeditions, we always make sure that our mountain crews are highly motivated & never compromise.

Oxygen

The use of oxygen equipment plays a huge role in climbing high mountains and can help to avoid many critical situations and save your life. We provide 4 bottles of Poisk oxygen to each climber with the use of mask & regulator (Top Out or Summit Oxygen Systems).

Meals

We consider delicious and nutritious food to be a key component to the overall success of our expeditions. We charter the food in by flight and take the utmost care in quality and hygienic preparation. Our High Altitude Chef will be with us for all meals at Base Camp and Camp 2. During the trek, your meals will be served at the teahouse/lodge you will stay and in Kathmandu, only breakfast will be provided to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where what and with whom to eat for lunch and dinner.

If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know in advance and we will be sure to cater to your needs.

Accommodation

We provide each climber with an individual box tent at the base camp during an entire expedition. Each box tent will have spacious space, comfortable mattresses, carpeted floor and more for your comfort. Higher above from base camp, a high-quality extreme weather tent will be provided for every 2 climbers. It’s also a lot warmer and safer when you can keep an eye on each other.

We do not emphasis more on luxurious things as to unnecessarily increase the cost and human effort but we make sure that you get a good rest.

Route

The route progresses through Khumbu icefall. Moving further from base camp, we will reach Camp 1 (5,900m/19,500ft) that exists at the top of Khumbu icefall that is surrounded by crevasses. From Camp 1, we will pass through a lateral moraine to the west ridge that greets us with a close-up view of Lhotse. This place is perfect for Camp2 (6,400m/21,000ft). Leaving Camp 2, we will reach near to Lhotse wall by crossing glacier and ice cliffs where we will set Camp3 (7,300m/23,700ft). Camp4 (7,900m/25,912ft) is located near to South Col. From Camp 4, we will proceed through steep rock sections to the summit

Base Camp

Our base camp is well-appointed, providing each climber with a comfortable environment. There will be a warm dining room, personal tent for each individual, kitchen tent, shower and etc. and more for your comfort. We provide spacious expedition quality personal tents for all our clients both with full board or base-camp service only.

Weather Forecast

We subscribe to the weather forecasting services during the expedition summit period as to provide the best weather forecast for the summit push.

Communication

Our Lhotse Expedition group will be equipped with a satellite phone for emergency purpose throughout the expedition duration. The cell phone network is available during the trekking section and at base camp but the service is not reliable and may fluctuate depending on weather conditions. Satellite internet is available at base camp at an extra cost. In case you need to make a personal call, you can use the sat phone at $3 per minute.

We also provide a radio communication system to communicate between the camps.

Group Size

Our emphasis is always on maintaining the small group so that it will be easy to coordinate and cooperate with each other especially in high altitude expeditions like Lhotse. You will get to know your Sherpa guide and team member personally. Being a small group is always efficient on a bigger mountain. Our group size is small and your Sherpa guides will not only assist you at the summit push but will also assist you in the rotation of higher camps.

Insurance

It’s mandatory to get rescue insurance before embarking on any adventurous activities like high altitude expeditions. We advise all our clients to get an insurance that covers up emergency helicopter evacuation that may be needed in case of the occurrence of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) in high altitudes where there are no other means of transportation available. Medical expenses, Baggage lost, Delays and Cancellation, Death & Repatriation are also other important factors to include when purchasing your Insurance.

It is advisable to review carefully the insurance and its coverages before making the final decision.

Equipment Checklist

The gear listed below is required for the expedition. We encourage you to get all equipment listed below and kindly ensure you check and try every equipment. You can also buy or hire the same in Kathmandu as they are available in the many trekking shops from branded to local manufacturers in Kathmandu.

Head:
- Warm Hat and Bandana/Scarf
- Baseball cap
- Thermal Balaclava / Buff
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Ski goggles (Anti-fog and good ventilation)
- Headlight X 2 with spare batteries
- Climbing helmet

Upper body:
- Long-sleeved shirts
- T-Shirts
- Baselayers
- Warm Jackets/Sweater/Pullover
- Waterproof jackets
- Down Jacket with hood (800m fill)
- Primaloft or light down jacket
- Down Suit (Lightweight, comfortable fit and 800m fill) (For Summit Climb Only)

Lower body:
- Thermal
- Inner wears / Baselayers
- Undergarments
- Waterproof trousers
- Trekking trousers
- Down or Primaloft pants

Feet:
- Warm socks (4 pair thin socks and 4 pair thick socks)
- Trekking shoes (Preferably full to protect/support your ankle)
- 8000m Mountaineering boots (Lightweight and comfortable size)
- Camp Shoes
- Gaiters
- Down shoe

Hands
- Gloves
- Primaloft Mitten
- Down Mitten

Climbing equipment:
- Backpack 30-35 litres (To carry your sunblock, water, camera, waterproof jackets and others that you may require while trekking)
- Backpack 60-70 litres for climbing
- A pair of trekking poles
- Harness
- Ascender/Jumar (Large handle)
- Descender /Figure 8
- ATC Guide
- Carabiners (4 screw gate and 4 snap gate)
- Prussik cord X 2
- Slings X 2
- Ice Axe
- 12-points steel crampons
- Inflatable sleeping mattress
- Sleeping bag X 2 (One for base camp and one for higher camps)

Others:
- Trekking poles
- Water bottle one (1) litre X 2 with an insulated cover
- Thermos
- Multi-tool knife
- Pee bottle
- Laundry bag to keep the dirty clothes
- Large plastic bags to keep the clothes dry
- Padlock
- Binoculars
- Sewing kit
- Duct tape
- Reading materials, notebooks and pens
- Extra clothes to wear in Kathmandu when you come back from the expedition.
- Camera with charger or spare batteries

Toiletries and hygiene
- Quick-drying towel
- Small face towel
- Toothbrush &Toothpaste
- Deodorants, Soap and Shampoo (Smaller bottle)
- Face and body moisturizer, Sunscreen and lip balm
- Hand sanitizer/Antiseptic wipes
- Hygiene products
- Basic first aid kit

Documents
- Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
- 4 copies of passport size photos for permits and official formalities
- Travel Insurance (Please refer to the general information page for more detail about it)
- Flight tickets
- Credit cards in case of emergencies
- Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport.

(Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

Other information

Other information such as (Insurance, Arrival Instructions, Visa and Passport etc) required for the trip will be provided after you have signed up for the expedition. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you require more information about the trip.

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