‘adventure around magnificent Langtang valley with climb of stunning Langshisa-Ri’

Highlights:

“Adventure on least trekked region beyond scenic Langtang valley into hidden areas
Glorious panorama from top of Langshisa Ri Peak of Langtang – Ganesh and Jugal Himal range
A great adventure within remote areas of Central Himalaya around Tamang cultural villages
Scenic and exciting drives both ways within Langtang areas with amazing views
Trek and climb on stunning Langshisa Ri Peak within great range of Langtang Himal
From alpine green woodland to barren and arctic zone of ice and glaciers”

Langshisa Ri Peak Climb Profile:

Trip Mode:                  Hotel- Lodge and Camping after Kyanjin Gompa.
Trek grade:                 Moderate & Adventurous
Climbing Grade:          TD (technical climb, vertical ice) French / Swiss Alpine Classification. Activities:                Exciting drive- cultural and scenic walks with adventurous climb.
Trek & Climb:              17 Nights & 18 Days (Syabrubesi to Syabrubesi village)
Total Trip:                   21 Nights & 22 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season:               April to June and September to November months when day is mostly
clear during early autumn / falls.

Introduction:

 

Langshisa Ri Peak Climb 6,427 meters / 21,209 ft high with climbing grade rated as
TD (Technical Difficile of vertical Ice Climb) which leads walking on glaciers the grade as per Swiss / French Alpine Climbing Classification.

Langshisa Peak, one of the least climbed trekking peaks in Nepal Himalaya the altitude positioned as per NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) the governing body on Trekking Peaks of Nepal Himalaya.

 

Langshisa-Ri Peak situated within beautiful Langtang Valley of Rasuwa district of Bagmati Zone, one of the closet mountain range from Kathmandu, where our adventure leads at the far end of Valley close to the border of Tibet.

Besides other Trekking Peaks, to reach its summit leads you to technical and demanding climb, so one has to be very familiar with the use of proper climbing gear for the summit bid.

The area around upper Langtang valley was first explored by Bill Tilman in 1949 this remote areas still retains a hint of Shangri-La, due to its closeness to Tibet and on un-trekked in complete wilderness beyond Langtang valley.

Few foreign have climbed this peak or ventured the upper Langtang valley in the past few years, upper Langtang valley has proved to be an ideal location for alpine style climbing adventure and to explore the least ventured areas at the end of its upper valley rim.

This wonderful trek leads you to follow the footsteps of early explorer and adventurer Bill Tilman when he ventured the area to find possible route to Tibet.

Langshisa Ri Climb begins with interesting drive towards North of Kathmandu to reach at Langtang Himal region of Rasuwa district inhabited by Tamang the mountain tribe of Langtang region.

Walk leads from Syabrubesi village heading into a forested gorge full of alpine tree lines where rare and endangered Red Panda dwells and often seen of walks, as the route leads higher up reaching a beautiful and scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa.

With rest and pleasant time marveling the views then heading towards the end of Langtang valley for the climb of Langshisa Ri Peak.

After making Base Camp and High Camps and the heading towards our target, as climb leads on ridges towards glaciated peak to the summit of Langshisa-Ri, this glaciated peak offers variety of climbing challenges amid spectacular Himalayan scenery.

Offering stunning views of mountains flanking Langtang valley, includes Ganchenpo (6,387m), Dorje Lakpa (6,990m), Pemthang Karpo Ri (6,830m), Langtang Lirung (7,245m) and across the border in Tibet rises the huge bulk of Shisapangma the last worlds 14th 8,000 m mountain at 8,046 m high.

After a marvelous adventure on top Langshisa Ri return journey on same route provides you with opportunity to enjoy the views on the way back to Syabrubesi for exciting drive to Kathmandu, with mesmerizing and marvelous time around Langtang Himal and Langshisa Ri climb.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01:            Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:            In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Langshisa Ri Peak Climb.
Day 03:            Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m via Trisuli Bazaar – 06 hrs.
Day 04:            Trek to Lama Hotel 2,430 m – 06 hours.
Day 05:            Trek to Langtang village 3,430 m -06 hours.
Day 06:            Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,850 m -04 hours.
Day 07:            At Kyanjin Gompa rest day for acclimatization.
Day 08:            Trek to Numthang 3, 830m – 06 hrs.
Day 09:            Trek to Langshisa Kharka at 4,160 m – 04 hrs.
Day 10:            Trek to Langshisa Base Camp at 4,800 m -04 hrs.
Day 11:            At Base Camp rest day and preparation for the climb.
Day 12:            Trek and climb to High Camp at near 5,180m -03 hrs.
Day 13-14:       Ascent of Langshisa-Ri and return to Base Camp.
Day 15:            Spare and Contingency day in case of unfavorable weather condition.
Day 16:            Trek to Numthang – 06 hrs.
Day 17:            Trek to Kyanjin Gompa – 06 hrs.
Day 18:            Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350m – 06 hours walk.
Day 19:            Trek to Syabrubesi – 06 hours walk.
Day 20:            Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs.
Day 21:            In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 22:            International Departure homeward bound.

PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR FOR LANGSHISA – RI PEAK EQUIPMENT LIST:

Plastic Boot                                         a pair
Crampons                                            a pair
Ice Axe                                                  one
Harness                                                one
Carabineer or Karabiner                   two each
Snow Gaiters                                        a pair
Snow / Sun Glass                                one each
Warm Gloves                                        a pair
Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser            a set each
Down Jacket                                         one each
Down sleeping bags                            one each with inner linear
Main Ropes                                          200m (50 m per person) as per the peak chosen
Ski Pole (optional)                              one each

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