Mountaineering expedition has changed its
meaning, scope and objective over many decades starting from the idea of
reaching the highest summits in remote mountain ranges to being a recreational
sport today. Mountaineering expedition today is a social high altitude trekking
activity with the goal to summit a Himalayan peak as result. Still today like
in early days mountaineering expedition requires high fitness level,
determination, ability to cope with weeks of isolation and psychological
ability to collaborate with a small group of people over 4-6 weeks.
Many expedition climbs are not highly technical but operating on high altitude increases level of difficulty and even non-technical aspects at sea level turn in to complex, difficult
- Peak Climbing
The Sagarmatha (forehead of the sky) in Nepali is known as Mt. Everest in the world. Mt. Everest with the altitude of 8848m, is the highest peak in the earth, so, it is also known as the roof of the world. The South face of this recognized mountain lies in Nepal where as the North face is said to be laid in China’s autonomous state Tibet.
The sixth highest mountain in the world is Cho Oyu (8201m). Cho Oyu Expedition is a classic Himalayan climb and considered the easiest 8000m peak to climb via its Northwest Ridge, with no technical climbing, big snowfields, and little objective danger. Mt. Cho Oyu is easily accessed by 4-wheel-drive vehicle from Tingri, often guided, and is the first 8,000-meter peak for most climbers.
Shishapangma is the 14th highest peak of the world with an altitude of 8012m. This mountain is considered as one of the easiest 8000m mountains to climb. Shishapangma is also the highest peak in the Langtang Himal area.
One of the most popular trekking peaks for Peak Expedition in Khumbu Region of Nepal is Island Peak which is listed as NMA Trekking Peak and technically simple to climb. Island Peak Climbing offers superb panorama views of Khumbu area from its summit.
Chulu East Peak (6,584m) is comparatively a smaller Peak for Climbing lies south east of Chulu West. The Peak Chulu East provides breathtaking views of the mountains like Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Mt. Manaslu.
Mera Peak (6476m) lies within the Himalayas of the Everest Region of Nepal, is one of the popular mountain peak. Mera Peak is classified as one of the NMA trekking peak for peak climbing in Nepal.
The Everest Base Camp trek is a classic Himalayan trek with incredible views and rewards. The Khumbu region is the home of Mount Everest with an elevation of 8,848m the world’s highest mountain
The Annapurna range has a Base Camp in the heart of the mountains and the beginning of Modi Khola just above the Machhapuchhare (The Fishtail) Base Camp in north-west of Kaski district in Nepal.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is also known as Round Annapurna Trek among the lovers of Mountain trekking. This trek begins from Bhulbhule after Besishahar with an overland journey toward Pokhara
Ghorepani Poonhill Panorama Trek is suited for beginner of trekking with limited time expecting real experience of Trekking in Nepal. This trekking package route is a colorful short route
I planned to climb Naya Kanga Peak in March and Snowy Horizon helped me a lot - I got a great guide who has done an impressive List of ascents of high mountains. He was a real fighter when it came to struggle against a hell lot of snow - yet we had to give in before reaching the High Camp.
It was a long time ago when me and my friends had a lively conversation about Himalaya mountains and Nepal resulting in decision to go and explore the roof of the world ourselves. Last year I started to search plane tickets for Kathmandu and a company which could provide all service there. As usually I asked Mother Google for activities in Nepal and she found for me the Snowy Horizon.