‘adventure beyond beautiful Rolwaling valley and climb of remote and stunning peaks’

 

Highlights:

“Adventure on least trekked and ventured region beyond scenic Rolwaling valley into hidden areas
Grand panorama of Mt. Gaurishanker-Melung Tse  and Jugal Himal range of mountains
A great adventure within remote areas of Jugal Himal and Everest region within cultural Sherpa villages
Scenic and exciting drive from Kathmandu to Rolwaling with short panoramic flight from Lukla
Climb over high Tashi Labtsa pass and ascent of striking Pachermo Peak beyond Rolwaling valley
From alpine green woodland to barren and scenic country towards arctic zone of ice and glaciers ”

Pachermo Peak Climb Profile:

Trip Mode:                              Hotel- Lodge and Camping.
Trek grade:                             Moderate- Adventurous & Challenging
Climbing Grade:                      PD ‘Per Difficule’ A French-Swiss alpine climbing classification.
Activities:                                Exciting drive with cultural and scenic walks with climb and flights.
Trek & Climb duration:           16 Nights & 17 Days (with drives and flights)
Total Trip:                               20 Nights & 21 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season:                           April to June and September to November months when day is
mostly clear during early autumn / falls.

Introduction:

Pachermo Peak Climb leads to an overwhelming adventure within beautiful Rolwaling Valley enclosed within Jugal Himal and Mt. Gaurishanker, Melung Tse peaks with other range of mountains.

An exciting journey with great adventure combination of high Tashi Labtsa pass of above 5,775 m high and climb of Pachermo Peak which rises at 6,187 m / 20, 417 ft above Rolwaling and Khumbu around eastern West of Everest region.

Pachermo Peak Climb grade as Alpine PD means ‘Per Difficule’ used from French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification. It is one of the attractive peaks around Nepal Himalaya and can be approached either from busy trekking trail of Khumbu region or from the off beaten trail of Rolwaling areas.

The climb to Pachermo Peak trail goes along the well defined North West ridge which rises from the relatively flat crevassed glacier. The west ridge forms a very uniform slope which is covered with ice and snow and broken by crevasses and small seracs which rise up from the rocky buttresses above the glacier.

From high camp where our summit bid will take place, a straight forward climb with few technical efforts required, sometimes can pose difficulties due to crevasses condition while traversing the ice step below the summit.

NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) named the trekking peaks as Parchemuche instead of Pachermo to retaining its original local name in Sherpa and Tibetan language.

Our adventure to Pachermo Peak Climb begins with a long and interesting drive towards east of Kathmandu valley rim to reach at Dolakha district and Charikot town and then heading into warmer rice field country to start the trek and climb.

On leaving the raging Tama Kosi heading towards hills of Rolwaling areas past Sherpa villages of Simikot and Dovan within dense cool alpine forest to reach a wide open valley where vegetation disappears for short alpine bushes and shrubs enclosed within range of mountains at Beding village.

From Beding walk leads to the end of beautiful Rolwaling valley to reach the top of Tashi Labtsa pass, one of the toughest trekking within Nepal Himalaya, where trekkers and adventurer seldom visits these remote and isolated areas.

From the top of Tashi Labtsa where our real adventure begins to reach on top Pachermo peak after much acclimatization and preparation days around Rolwaling valley, after a great climb taking time with support of our Sherpa Climbing guides.

Our adventure continues heading downhill towards Khumbu and Everest areas at Thame village after a great wonderful time within Rolwaling and climb of Tashi-Labtsa with Pachermo Peak climb.

As the walk leads to an end of our memorable adventure at Namche Bazaar and then at Lukla for scenic and short flight back to Kathmandu with mesmerizing and incredible adventure on Pachermo Peak Climb.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01:            Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:            In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Pachermo Peak climb.
Day 03:            Drive to Gongar 1,400m via Charikot -07 hrs journey.
Day 04:            Trek to Simigaon 2,000 m – 05 hours.
Day 05:            Trek to Dovan 2,500 m – 06 hours.
Day 06:            Trek to Beding 3,693m – 05 hours.
Day 07:            Rest day for acclimatization and short hikes.
Day 08:            Trek to Na gaon 4,183m – 04 hours.
Day 09:            Trek to Kabuk at Tsho Rolpa 4,560m – 05 hours.
Day 10:            Trek to Drolambau Glacier near Tashi Laptsa Base 5,400 m -05 hrs.
Day 11:            Climb Tashi Laptsa Pass 5,755m camp at Pachermo peak base 5,500m-06 hrs. Day 12:     Rest day for                              acclimatization and climbing preparation.
Day 13:            Ascent on top Pachermo peak above 6,187m / 20,298ft and return to base camp.
Day 14:            Reserve or contingency day in case of unfavorable bad weather.
Day 15:            Descend and trek to the other side of Khumbu at Tengpo 4,900 m -05 hrs.
Day 16:            Trek to Thame 3,800 m -5 hrs.
Day 17:            Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3,440 m -05 hrs.
Day 18:            Trek to Lukla 2,820 m – 06 hrs.
Day 19:            Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu – 30 mins and transfer to hotels.
Day 20:            In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 21:            International Departure homeward bound.

Personal CLIMBING Gear For PACHERMO 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 ( 50m per person) as per the peak chosen
Snow Bar                                               2 / 4 pieces depending upon group size.
Ski Pole (optional)                               one each

 

 

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