With 8 of the world's 14 peaks over 8000 meters, Nepal has been the focus of some of the most outstanding achievements in the world of mountaineering. It also has a convergence of 1310 magnificent peaks over 6000 meters. Nepal has become famous through out the world due to these mountains.
There are some 326 peaks in Nepal opened for mountaineering today. Expedition is similar to challenging treks, however, includes basic mountaineering above the snow line using ice axe, crampons ropes and necessary climbing gears under the supervision and instruction from the climbing leader/guide. People wanting to do this type of expedition needs psychological and physical stamina plus prior experience is certainly an advantage, but not essential.
Activities in Expedition In Nepal
The west ridge is the normal and most popular route in order to ascend Mt. Ama Dablam.
In addition, an expedition to Ama Dablam is more than just a climb itï¿½s a journey into the heart of the Himalayas.Read More
Annapurna IV is considered a relatively easier mountain to climb among all the Annapurnas. The normal route is approached from the Manang side. It requires two hours walking from the base camp to reach the bottom of the mountain.Read More
Mount Everest, the greatest challenge, and the most famous mountain on earth. It is endowed with unique beauty, mystery and mood. The Nepali name, Sagarmatha, means "head touching the sky" and in Sherpa, Chomolungma, means "Mother Goddess of the world.Read More
Kanchanjanga is the third-tallest mountain in the world after Mt. Everest and Mt. K2. Kanchenjunga is situated in the eastern part of Nepal at 8598m. It was first climbed by a British team in 1956. The peak consists of four summits.Read More
Dhaulagiri, the White Mountain was first climbed by the Swiss in 1960. Its name is derived from Sanskrit Dhavala- meaning white and Giri meaning mountain. The White Mountain. It is an enormous Himalaya massif located in North Central Nepal.Read More