Lobuche Peak Climbing

USD 2,555
  • Activities
    Lobuche Peak Climbing
  • Max Elevation
    6,119m at Lobuche Peak
  • Trip Duration
    18 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Technical Adventure
  • Lodging
    Eco Lodges + Tented Camp
  • Meals
    BB Plan in Kathmandu and full board during Trekking
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle & flight
  • Communication
    Available
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring
  • Per Day Walk
    Approx. 4 - 6 Hours

Climbing Peaks in Nepal tempts a vast majority of mountaineers every year. It’s been increasingly popular with climbers and adventurous explorers looking for an escape into nature. Climbing these peaks can be hard, but it’s rewarding and provides a feeling of self-worth.

That explains why many people arriving in Nepal are interested in eight-thousanders. A large group also comes here seeking smaller mountaineering, which poses less threat and more fun. Lobuche is one of the trekking peaks that can be easily climbed without extensive training and preparation.

The trek is less challenging with simple and easy navigation. Its trail takes you to some of the remotest parts of the Everest region and into the wild forests but still keeps them delighted. Most of the routes in Khumbu region are often visited by trekkers and mountaineers.

They are popular and have many Sherpa villages, where climbers stop to spend the night. They mostly stay in lodges and guesthouses given the convenience and accessibility. Mountaineers trek 6-7 hours daily and almost 9 hours on the summit day.

They walk past many villages, cross suspension bridges, and climb steep hills to reach the base camp. From here, mountaineers will climb steep and snowy glaciers using a rope. They even ascend the steep mountain ridge to reach the summit.

After arriving at the summit, mountaineers will spend a brief time on the acme, watching the spectacular view. They’ll be surrounded by high mountains and glaciers, which offer a breathtaking view.

Soon after looking around the summit, we’ll climb down the trail and return to Lukla. Hence, Louche is a doable climbing peak with just a few technical sections and steep slopes.

Highlights of Lobuche Peak Climbing

  • Aerial view of rolling hills and towering mountains
  • Impressive shots of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mt Everest, and Cholatse
  • Inspiring rural villages, remote lifestyles, and warm hospitality
  • Accustom to local customs, traditions, and cultures
  • Explore the beautiful Syangboche and enjoy the sunrise view
  • Glimpses of Khumbu Glacier and surrounding ice cliffs

Lobuche Peak Climbing Ooutline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & Trek to Phakding

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Rest/Acclimatizatize day in Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche

Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche

Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche and Hike to Dingboche Ri

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche East Base Camp via Kongma La Pass (5,535m)

Day 11: Rest/acclimatize day at Lobuche East Base Camp

Day 12: Climb to Lobuche High Camp

Day 13: Summit Lobuche East & Return to Lobuche East Base Camp

Day 14: Trek to Pangboche

Day 15: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 16: Trek from Namche to Lukla

Day 17: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 18: Transfer to International Airport for departure

    • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

      You’ll travel to Tribhuvan Airport and meet our representative in person today.

      They’ll receive you at the airport and get you transferred to your hotel. Since you must be jet-lagged, they’ll leave you to it and see you in the evening at dinner. Until then, freshen up and get rest.

    • Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu

      The next day, we’ll have a day tour of Kathmandu and its beautiful places. There are more than half a dozen of UNESCO’s world heritage sites in the city, which visitors can explore. Pashupatinath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square are two of the famous tourist attractions here.

      While the former is more of a religious site, the latter exhibits the Nepalese people’s history, art, and culture. Boudhanath Stupa, Lumbini, and Swyambhunath are among other popular holy places, especially with Buddhists. Other fabulous places to visit on a free day include Changu Narayan Temple, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur.

    • Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [2800m/9184ft] & Trek to Phakding [3-4 hrs Trek]

      Lukla Altitude: 2,800m / 9,184ft

      Walking Hours: 2-3 hrs

      Overnight at: the hotel

      After an incredible time in Kathmandu, it’s time to leave the city and get on with our 15 minutes ride. We’ll drive you to the airport to board the flight to Khumbu. The flight duration between Kathmandu and Lukla airport is 30-45 minutes, but it still manages to give us a full view of Kathmandu Valley and its nearby towns.

      After entering the mountainous valley, you can catch a bird-eye view of undulating landscapes and mountains. Once the plane touches down at Tenzing Hillary airport, we’ll start our journey to Phakding. The trek begins with a steep climb up the mountain through the left bank of Dudh Koshi River.

      Khumbu’s old trail runs up and down, passing the mani walls and village of Ghat. After gaining 200 meters of elevation, we’ll be at Phakding. After looking around at the scenic views, we’ll move towards our hotel and spend the night there.

    • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

      Namche Bazaar Altitude: 3,440m / 11,283ft

      Walking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at: the guesthouse

      After breakfast, we’ll leave Phakding and climb the terraced hill to Bengar. Trekking above and below the Dudh Koshi River Valley, surrounded by rhododendron forest, we’ll head in the direction of Manjo. Passing a couple of old villages and teahouses on the way, we’ll stop at Sagarmatha National Park. We’ll have to get our permits checked and provide the passport to enter.

      After that, we’ll cross the suspension bridge and climb up to Namche. It may take us around two hours to reach the village and enjoy its breathtaking view. Overnight stay in the teahouse.

    • Day 05: Rest/acclimatize day in Namche Bazaar.

      With everything from altitude to cliffs and rugged trails coming off as a challenge, you’ll need to be incredibly prepared for the trek above Namche. Acclimatization is very much important due to the low oxygen in the mountains. Hence, we’ll spend a day in Namche looking around the village and trekking Everest Hotel View.

      We’ll start hiking early in the morning as the air is cool and nice. The trek is continuously uphill for almost an hour and ends at Syangboche. We’ll enjoy a breath of fresh air and a scenic view from the hilltop.

      After spending some time at Syangboche and having breakfast at Hotel Everest, we’ll descend the trail. The walk is pretty easy and relaxing compared to earlier. You’ll get some lovely views along the way and to the village. Overnight in the teahouse as well.

    • Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche [3867m/12683ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

      Tyangboche Altitude: 3,867m / 12,683ft

      Walking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at: the teahouse

      After a quiet and lovely day, we’ll prepare for our next trek to Tyangboche. The day starts off with a gentle climb down the cliff to Dudh Koshi and the valley below. The trail inclines after passing the village of Trashinga.

      We’ll spend the rest of our day climbing steep hills and walking through green forests. After crossing an old bridge, we’ll make our final ascent to Tyangboche. It’s a tough walk on the rugged trail, but the journey is still amazing.

      The trek will reward you with a spectacular view of shimmering mountains and beautiful valleys. You’ll see many mani walls and chortens along the way to Tyangboche. Upon reaching the village, we’ll meet some locals and then head our way to the teahouse.

    • Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche [4260m/13972ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

      Dingboche Altitude: 4,260m / 13,972ft

      Walking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at: the teahouse

      The hike from Tyangboche is steep, and continuously upward, so we’ll start the journey at the break of dawn. The walk begins with a gentle slope downhill, but we’ll start climbing the hill shortly after crossing the river.

      The day goes by walking along the river valley and craggy hills. We do will stop for lunch on the way, but after pushing it to Pangboche, there’s no rest. The trek is uphill and strenuous, gaining much of the altitudes. Once arrive at the village, you’ll get an incredible view of Imja Valley and the Imja River.

    • Day 08: Rest Day in Dingboche & Hike up to Dingboche Ri [5000m/16400ft]

      Today’s the acclimatization day, so we will stop our hike to Lobuche and spend the day walking through the village and visiting a few amazing sites. During the day, we’ll hike the old trails of Dingboche Ri and enjoy the exotic scenes.

      The ascent to Dingboche Ri isn’t easy, though, especially with the increasing altitude. Climbers can experience the symptoms of altitude sickness along the way and atop the hill. Once reach the cliff, you’ll see the spectacular view of Ama Dablam, Island Peak, and Tawache.

      The surrounding hills and valleys add to the beauty of Dingboche and provide you with a lovely view. After the sightseeing, we’ll retrace the steps back to Dingboche and call it off a day. Overnight stay in the teahouse.

    • Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche [4930m/15514ft] [5-6 hrs. Trek]

      Lobuche Altitude: 4,930m / 15,114ft

      Walking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at: the teahouse

      Just minutes after breakfast, we’ll leave Dingboche and work our way to the alpine forests. The climb is steep from the edge of the hill above Chukhung Valley but gets easy after Pheriche. The trail may be rugged but flat, making the walk relaxing for a few minutes.

      The trail then gets rocky and upward sloping. It crosses the river and heads to Dugla, where we’ll stop for lunch. After that, we’ll ascend the hill fpr almost an hour or so before making it to the top. Overnight stay in the treehouse at Lobuche.

    • Day 10: Trek to Lobuche East Base Camp[4950m/16236ft] via Kongma La Pass[5535m/18154ft] [8-9 hrs Trek]

      Lobuche East Base Camp Altitude: 4,950m / 16,236ft

      Walking Hours: 8-9 hrs

      Overnight at: the camp

      The next day, we’ll trek East Base Camp of Lobuche crossing Kongma La Pass. As the hike is long and difficult, we’ll start climbing the trail at dawn. We’ll follow the trail upward and cross Lobuche Glacier, which provides us with a stunning view of Cholatse and Thamserku. After reaching the cliff top, the trail descends to the valley and heads towards the base camp. After 8 to 9 hours of trek, we’ll finally arrive at the set-up camp to spend the night.

    • Day 11: Rest/acclimatize day at Lobuche East Base Camp

      Lobuche’s East Base Camp climb to High Camp is extremely tough and strenuous. The rising altitude and falling temperature make climbing a lot harder for climbers. So, to avoid altitude sickness, we must acclimatize at the camp and adapt to the weather.

      Thus, before climbing the high camp, we’ll make necessary preparations, including training and climbing rocks. We’ll also up our exercises to improve our stamina and fitness. Today’s night in the camp as well.

    • Day 12: Climb to Lobuche High Camp [5400m/17712ft] [4-5 hrs climb]

      Lobuche High Camp Altitude: 5,400m / 17,712ft

      Walking Hours: 4-5 hrs

      Overnight at: the camp

      Prepare for an utterly long day as the climb to Lobuche High Camp doesn’t get easy. Instead, it only gets tough with loose rocks and boulders. The trails are mostly steep and bumpy, making it incredibly difficult to ascent.

      We’ll have to be extremely careful while climbing the trails, especially the snowy ones. We’ll need crampons and an ice axe to climb the glaciers and ice cliffs. Following the guide’s instructions and a tiring walk of 5 hours, we’ll finally arrive at Lobuche High Camp. Once we reach the camp, our team will set up the tent and prepare food. Overnight stay in the camp.

    • Day 13: Summit Lobuche East [6119m/20070ft] & return to Lobuche East Base Cam [9-10 hrs climb]

      Lobuche Altitude: 6,119m / 20,070ft

      Walking Hours: 9-10 hrs

      Overnight at: the tent

      It’s the moment of the truth as we brace ourselves to take on Lobuche Peak. We’ll start climbing the mountain in pre-dawn, so the expedition can be over by noon. Besides, there are high winds in the morning, which makes the climb difficult.

      We’ll ascend the glacier using ice axe and rope. Throughout the journey, we’ll follow our guide and take account of his instruction. We’ll let him do all the technical stuff like fixing rope and making way from the ice sheets.

      He’ll lead us the way through the snowy ridge and steep descent. Upon climbing the trail for 4 hours, we’ll reach the summit and enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Kantega, and Cholatse.

      After the successful attempt of Lobuche, it’s time for us to climb down to the base camp. The trek is easier this time, with mostly descents. At the camp, we’ll spend the night in a tent.

    • Day 14: Trek to Pangboche [3930m/12890ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

      Pangboche Altitude: 3,930m / 12,890ft

      Walking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at: the teahouse

      After breakfast, we’ll collect our backpacks and gently descend the trail. The trek continues with a huge drop into the valley and towards the village. We’ll make the way through the alpine forest full of rhododendron and juniper trees. The trek continues for almost five hours with multiple ups and downs.

      We’ll pass a memorial laid in honor of climbers who couldn’t make it atop the mountain. Finally, after several hours of trek, we’ll arrive at the rural village of Pangboche. Located at a far distance, Pangboche still has plenty of accommodations for climbers. We’ll stay the night in a teahouse.

    • Day 15: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar [5-6 hrs Trek]

      Namche Alittude: 3,440 m (11,290 ft)

      Trekking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at Hotel

      The trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar starts with a descent below the steep hill and through the village of Kyangjuma. We’ll climb off the hillside and walk through the rhododendron and juniper forests. After crossing the Dudh Koshi River, we’ll follow the trail to the suspension bridge and the pine forests.

      From here, we’ll find ourselves running down the forested slopes with many highs and lows. Walking along the route, you can watch the shimmering mountains and beautiful valleys. The trek will last almost five to six hours before finishing at Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.

    • Day 16: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [6-7 hrs Trek]

      Lukla Alittude: 2,860 m (9,380 ft)

      Trekking Hours: 5-6 hrs

      Overnight at Hotel

      The trek from Namche to Lukla is mostly downhill with a few twists and turns. We’ll follow the trail to the Hillary suspension bridge and pass the village of Monjo. Waking down the hill and to the beautiful settlement of Phakding, we’ll close the gap between Namche and Lukla. After a quick descent off the hillside, we’ll arrive at Lukla. Overnight stay in the hotel.

    • Day 17: Fly from Lukla back to Kathmandu

      Stay at Hotel/Resort

      On the last day of Lobuche Peak Climbing, we’ll take a flight back to Kathmandu. After having breakfast, we’ll rush towards the airport to catch our flight. The trip will last for almost 30 minutes and comes with a mesmerizing view of lofty mountain peaks and sweeping hills surrounded by forest. You can see beautiful waterfalls and streams along the way to the airport. After the plane has landed, our staff will drive you back to the hotel, where you can get some sleep.

    • Day 18: Transfer to International Airport for Departure.

      We’ll arrange the airport drop-off service based on your flight time and schedule. Our staff will drive you from the hotel to Tribhuvan Airport so that you safely board the plane.

    What's included?
    • 3 Nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
    • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
    • All ground transportation by the private vehicle including airport arrival and departure transfer
    • Climbing and trekking permits for Lobuche Peak
    • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during the trek – as per itinerary
    • All meals during trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
    • Required number of porters
    • All necessary climbing gears
    • Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during the climbing period
    • General first aid kids
    • Insurance, clothing, and salary for staffs
    • All government taxes and necessary paperwork
    • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    What's not included?
    • Personal climbing gears
    • All kinds of drinks
    • Cost of personal expenses
    • Tips for staffs

    The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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    When is the best time for Lobuche Peak Climbing?

    Climbing During Spring (March, April & May)³

    Spring is the ideal time for Lobuche Peak Climbing as its nice and lovely weather makes mountaineering easier and comfier. The warm and beautiful spring sunshine provides trekkers with a wonderful experience and amazing views.

    However, the start of the season may not be as good as climbers expect. Because of the unpredictable weather, climbing could be difficult in March. But, once the temperature rises, the weather becomes lovely yet again.

    You can see glistening Ama Dablam and Thamserku from a far distance. The beautiful scenes of full-bloom rhododendron forests and wildflowers brighten up the region after long-cold winter.

    Because of the differing heights, you may experience a sudden change in weather during Spring. Although it’s cold in the mountains, the weather in the valley is warm and bright throughout the entire time. Skies are blue and weather is clear, making the view even better and more satisfying.

    Climbing Loubhce in Autumn (September, October, and November)

    Another season that delights climbers with its existence is Autumn. The season has amazing weather that makes mountain climbing less stressful and challenging. There may not be much rainfall in autumn, but those ascending the mountain in September may experience light showers and windstorms.

    As the temperature drops, climbers will experience cold and bitterness in the air. Its daytime temperature may be high, but the nights are cold and chilly. Therefore, mountaineers must bring enough warm clothes during the season.

    The clear days of autumn are ideal for outdoor adventures like mountaineering. October is the perfect time for Lobuche Peak Climbing, provided the cool and calm weather. Mountaineers can take advantage of warm and sunny days to get out on the trail and enjoy the scenic view.

    Visitors can see the captivating feat of nature with the radiance of autumn colors. You can see the changing of the leaves on the trees and shimmering glaciers. The season also provides trekkers with the unusual sights of wild animals and birds.

    Climbing Lobuche after October is usually difficult and demanding, given inclement weather. Often November feels like winter due to the low temperature and frigidness. You may even witness snowfall and windstorms during mountain climbing in November. Most climbers are prepared to leave the region by mid-November to avoid the cold weather and climate.

    Climbing during Winter and Monsoon

    Mountaineers climbing Lobuche in winter and monsoon will endure many hardships to reach the summit. The increased snowfall and blizzards cover the trail and make it slippery. Mountaineers will be unable to climb the peak without crampons and ice axe. We do not recommend these season for the climb.

    Food & Accommodation

    Lobuche offers standard-budget accommodation like teahouses and inexpensive hotels to climbers and trekkers. They are conventional and nicely designed with double shared or single rooms. Many of them are supplemented with basic facilities like a bed, pillow, mattress, and blanket, while a few are more facilitated.

    They come with hot showers, internet, and other amenities that make the stay way more relaxing and comfortable. However, the lodging options are only up to Lobuche as you’ll have to stay in a simple tent after that. There’re no accommodations from the base camp, so you’ll have to sleep in the camp.

    As for the food, no one will have to starve themselves while on the expedition to Lobuche Peak. It’s easy to get a wide selection of food and drink throughout the region. But, they may not be cheap and varied enough for mountaineers to enjoy.

    Most teahouses offer typical Nepali Dal-Bhat and a few other options like dumplings, noodles, and flatbread to their guests. They have hot tea, coffee, and muesli for breakfast, but you may not find all of it everywhere. There are only a few teahouses, which provides trekkers with too many options.

    How difficult is Lobuche Peak Climbing?

    Climbing Lobuche Peak isn’t everyone’s capacity. A successful attempt at the summit is rather challenging and needs a lot of preparation and training. It requires the climbers to improve their fitness and stamina to make it to the peak.

    Altitude Sickness

    Altitude Sickness or mountain sickness is the biggest threat for mountaineers. It puts their life at risk and affects their health in the worst way possible. The higher they get, the lower the oxygen, making it difficult for climbers to breathe. Their body will slowly feel the pressure and become frail after some time.

    Therefore, mountaineers have to adapt to the weather and temperature before climbing ascending the mountain. To avoid altitude sickness, they must spend enough time at the camp. Mountaineers must also stop going high without proper rest and physical fitness.

    They are very likely to witness symptoms like headache, dizziness, and insomnia. So, mountaineers should take care of their health and watch the little changes in their bodies before seeking medical help.

    Weather

    The changing weather of Lobuche often brings a challenge to climbers. It makes the climbing extremely difficult and sometimes even forces the mountaineer to return to base camp. Therefore, you’ll have to be extremely careful while climbing the mountain, especially during the winter and monsoon.

    The weather is quite nasty around this time. Either it’s extremely snowy or rainy during these two seasons, making it incredibly tough to climb the peak. The trails are slippery in the monsoon, while it’s covered in deep snow during winter. Thus, mountaineers will have to use crampons to climb the glacier and even carry ice axe.

    You’ll need lots of warm clothes and other necessary equipment for mountaineering. In addition, you need to follow up on the weather forecast and stay updated about the extreme weather conditions.

    3. Temperature

    One of the hidden challenges of climbing Lobuche is its cold and freezing temperature that spurs on mountaineers. They make the climb incredibly difficult and tedious. The fluctuating temperature of Lobuche often causes trouble for hikers. Lowering temperature ignites snowfall and blizzards, making the climb riskier and more intimidating.

    4. Technical sections

    Relative to other mountains, Lobuche is a moderate climbing peak. It’s fairly easy to climb the peak due to a few challenges and altitude. However, the climb may intimidate beginners who have no training or experience. There are a few technical sections on this trail where mountaineers have to be incredibly careful.

    Climbing the glacier and mountain pass is slightly more demanding than the others. Therefore, mountaineers will have to prepare themselves before the climb. They must learn to use equipment like crampons and fixed ropes or follow the guide’s instructions.

    5. Accommodations

    Accommodations are another major concern for mountaineers if they climb the peak in winter. Most lodges and guesthouses are closed during the season, limiting the options. Even teahouse services are basic, with just a few choices.

    There are no human settlements after a short walk up the base camp. Mountaineers will have to live in a camp or tent made by trekking guides and other crew members. You’ll also have to make adjustments to the living standards and food.

    How to prepare for Lobuche Peak Climbing?

    Lobuche Peak Climbing may not be the vicious mountains, but they are quite tricky. Its mountainous trails are not the easiest ones to climb. There are many technical sections where climbers have to be careful and swift. They have to follow the directions of the

    guide along the trail and even after the summit.

    Climbers will have to prepare before and during the hike. They’ll have to train to use the equipment and gear like fixed rope and ice axe. Mountaineers seemingly have to exercise and stay fit ahead of the expedition.

    Physical Preparation

    Climbing Lobuche is exhausting, especially with the backpack and gears. Its rough and steep trail doesn’t help it either. They make the climb even more intense and harder. Mountaineers have to climb rugged trails for hours and hours, almost up to two weeks.

    So, to be ready for the extreme mountaineering challenge, you’ll have to be prepared and in shape. You must also stay physically fit and strong for mountaineering. Routine exercise and training that involves cycling, jogging, and running will be a nice way to prepare yourself.

    It’ll help increase your stamina and endurance. Stair climbing and leg stretching can help build your leg muscles and improve flexibility, making climbing a little easier. Mountaineers can also set off on a nearby hike that gains elevation. This way, they can easily avoid altitude sickness and other physical challenges.

    Mental Preparation

    Mountaineering requires more than physical strength and technical climbing skills. It needs a positive attitude, a great mindset, and peace of mind to overcome difficulties. Climbers must give more time and energy to complete the mountaineering climb.

    They should be prepared for all the hardships, inconveniences, and possible challenges like rock climbing and crossing mountain passes. Mountaineers have to keep track of the weather, especially during monsoons when there are more chances of floods and landslides.

    You also need to be prepared for severe storms and winds, which can force you to abandon the expedition before reaching the summit. Climbers will have to bring all the essentials required for mountain climbing, or they’ll be stressed out and unable to finish the climb.

    Equipment

    Every mountaineer climbing Lobuche will have to bring their own essentials on the trip. You must carry the necessary items that can save your life in an emergency. However, you must be wise and selective about what you bring to the excursion. Excessive and unnecessary items will put an extra load, which will be difficult to trek with.

    Whether you’re buying kits for easy walks or technical, everything has to be chosen well and according to the need. You must consider the weather and trials when picking the items for Lobuche. The higher the elevation, the more difficult the hike. Therefore, you’ll have to bring the right equipment during Lobuche climbing. Some of them are listed below.

    Clothing & Footwear

    • Moisture-wicking t-shirt
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Lightweight fleece or jacket
    • Waterproof shell jacket
    • Lightweight hiking pants and shorts
    • Warm ski gloves
    • Mountaineering boots
    • Wool and cotton socks

    Climbing Gear

    • Ascender
    • Descender
    • Tape sling
    • Fixed rope
    • Ice Hammer
    • Ice Axe
    • Crampons

    Head Gear

    • Bandana or Head Scarf
    • Ski Goggle
    • Sun Hat
    • Glacier Sunglasses
    • Head Lamp

    Other Items

    • Personal toiletries and first-aid kit
    • Water purification tablets
    • Anti-bacterial hand wash
    • Soap and deodorants
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Journals
    • Extra batteries, charger, and power bank
    Where is Lobuche?

    Lobuche is a small village located in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It lies close to the Khumbu glacier right below the peak. The village is a common stop for climbers attempting an ascent of Everest. Mountaineers climbing Lobuche Peak also drops in the village and acclimatizes before doing a tough climb on a steep and rocky trail.

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    GLIMPSES OF   Lobuche Peak Climbing

    Lobuche Peak Climbing difficulty
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