Mount Baruntse is a stunning and gorgeous snow peak between Makalu and Everest, lies in the epicenter of three glacier valleys, the Imja, the Hunku and Baruntse. The peak itself commands a central position amongst some of the high peaks of the Himalaya and it is the most accessible 7000m peak in the region besides having a normal route of ascent which can be guided.
Baruntse was the early Himalayan peaks recognized by Edmund Hillary‘s team for climbing east of Everest and this mountain was first ascended by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow in 1954 by the South-East Ridge. The peak is crowned by four summits on four ridges with a high rate of successful ascent on normal route via South Ridge. The reward of summit day includes breathtaking views of Lhotse, Makalu and mighty Everest. The successful climb of Baruntse peak provides utmost chances of success to climbing Mt Everest as the trails and the topography of these mountains are similar to each other. Trip to Baruntse is one of the best practices for the climber who desires to climb Mt Everest and other 8,000m peaks.
The trip starts from Kathmandu and ends in Kathmandu. This expedition will be guided by our fully experienced Sherpa climbing guide. The peak climbing is not so demanding, comparing to Ama Dablam and Pumori thought it offers a tremendous experience of snow and ice climb. We can also climb Barunste through Arun valley to Makalu Base camp. This region is the home of indigenous Sherpa people, their culture, tradition are different from other local communities. They truly love their culture and relish getting the opportunity to show traveler.
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- Walking times: average 7 to 9 hours walking per day (with several longer days up to 15 hours) for up to 28 days with some rest days included.
- Altitude: up to 6,500m.
- Terrain: you will experience a wide variety of mountain terrain from reasonable trails to crossing technical mountaineering passes and climbing to summits sometimes including use of fixed ropes.
- Remoteness: usually in more remote areas and likely to be a long distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city.
- Remoteness: usually in more remote areas and likely to be a long distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city. Of course it is very likely conditions will vary year to year but our trip gradings should give you an idea of what to expect. It is important everyone booked onto our trips should be open to new situations and ready to be flexible for any changes often involved with adventure travel. Please contact us if you have any question about our trip grades or if you need any help selecting the right trip for you.
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Ang Lhakpa Sherpa
Phone: +977 4359716
Phone: +977 98511 199 51
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Ang Lhakpa Sherpa
+977 1 435 9716
+977 98511 199 51
+33 07 6943 8234