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CLIMBING IN NEPAL : BARUNTSE PEAK

 

Baruntse Peak Climbing : 31 days

Baruntse (7129) lies in Nepal between Everest and Makalu. It has four ridges and four summits being substantial and symmetrical snow peak. It is bounded on the east by Barun Glacier flowing north-south from Cho, to the nort-west by the Imja glacier and the Hunku glacier forms the south east boundary. The three main ridges of Baruntse Peak are situated between these glaciers and form an upturned ‘Y’ running from Cho Polu (6695m) in the north past the Humni La, on to the north summit where it divides. Other well known mountains in this area are Makalu, Lhotse, Chamlang, Everest and the trekking peak Mera peak. Baruntse Peak was first scaled on 30 May 1954 by Colin Todd, Geoff Harrow of the Hilary New Zealand Expedition.

Baruntse Peak is in The Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area, a place of outstanding natural beauty, recognized internationally for the diversity of its flora and fauna. The route of the trek is populated by a wide cross-section of Nepali peoples with a diverse cultural background s

uch as Rais, Limbus, Newars, Bhotias, Tamangs and Sherpas.

Makalu Barun National Park provides opportunities to photograph a wide variety of native plants and even wildlife. In the beginning part of the expedition, the Arun Valley, which you follow for the first 3 days, has plenty of plant varieties including hibiscus, Poinsettia and frangipani.

 

Facts of the climb

Duration: 31 Days
Trek type: Camping
Max Altitude: 6234 m.
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Flight
Grade: Strenuous
 

Itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek from Lukla to Chutanga. You camp overnight here.

Day 02: Rest day at Chutanga for Acclimatization. You camp overnight here.

Day 03: Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka via Zatrawala Pass. You camp overnight here.

Day 04: Rest day at Thuli Kharka for more acclimatization and side excursion.

Day 05: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Tangnang (Sabal Tsho-Lake) following Hinku Valley.

Day 06: Trek from Tangnang to Dig Kharka. You camp overnight here.

Day 07: Trek from Dig Kharka to Khare. You camp overnight here.

Day 08: Trek from Khare to Mera La (Pass). You camp overnight here.

Day 09: Trek from Mera La to Hunku Valley. You camp overnight here.

Day 10: Trek from Hunku Valley to Panch Pokhari (five lakes). You camp overnight here.

Day 11: Rest day at Panch Pokhari for getting prepared for the climb.

Day 12: Trek from Panch Pokhari to Baruntse West Col. Camp.

Day 13 – 22: Climb Baruntse Peak setting camps at different altitudes.

Day 23: Trek to Barun Glacier. You camp overnight here.

Day 24: Trek from Barun Glacier to West Col. You camp overnight here.

Day 25: Trek from West Col to Panch Pokhari. You camp overnight here.

Day 26: Trek from Panch Pokhari to Glacier Camp. You camp overnight here.

Day 27: Trek from Glacier Camp to Chukhung via Amphu Lapcha Pass. You camp overnight here.

Day 28: Trek from Chukhung to Pangboche. You camp overnight here.

Day 29: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar. You camp overnight here.

Day 30: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. You camp overnight here.

Day 31: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.

 

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