One of a sharp peak to climb, standing on the corner of Everest Base Camp trek and Chola pass hold the technical climbing routes of Nepal. Lobuche Peak 6,119m lies in very close proximity to Khumbu Glacier. It looms above the village named Lobuche caters to one of the best views of Mt. Everest. Climbing Peak asks for the sheer vertical snowy climb and ice skills. Climbing this peak almost treads along the entire trails of famous Everest Base Camp Trek.
Main Features of Lobuche Peak are:
- Climb Lobuche Peak 6,119m and enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas such as Lhotse, Pumori and Nuptse
- Enjoy and explore the beauty of Sagarmatha National Park, the culture and lifestyle of the local Sherpa and visit some wonderful monasteries
- Visit Lobuche Valley and explore the beauty of Himalayas
How to Trek Lobuche Peak
An adventurous mission to the summit of Lobuche Peak begins with Lukla, followed by a short and thrilling flight to one of Nepal’s high-altitude runways in Lukla. Following the famous Everest Base Camp trek, we trek along the Dhudh Kosi River valley. The Dhudh Kosi River Valley frequently appears in small Sherpa settlements for a break. After a few days of trekking, you’ll arrive at Namche, the vibrant Sherpa capital, Khumbu. After resting in Namche to get used to the highlands, our adventure continues towards our destination.
We cross several traditional villages of Khumbu like Tengboche, Pyangboche, and Pheriche, and finally, arrive in Lobuche. Lobuche is the summer settlement of Sherpa people as well as the Base Camp located at 4,950m to summit Lobuche Peak. Hiking over a small lake of Tsho La Tso, which lies under the southwest face of Lobuche Peak at 5,000m altitude, we set up the High Camp above. We begin the technical part of climbing to the summit on a clear weather window morning. The final effort to the summit has the hurdles like steep rocky climb, which also demands maximum ice skills.
Stunning views of the towering Himalayan peaks of the Khumbu region, such as Cholatse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kumbu Himal, Mt. Everest and Tawache, stand out from the top of Lobuche.
Best time to Climb Lobuche Peak
Spring and Autumn season is best time to climb mountains in Nepal. In this season, the snow level is getting lower and comparatively the weather seems to be stable. The Autumn Season is the best season for visiting Lobuche Peak. The weather and temperature are the best at this time of the year. It’s neither too hot nor too cold. In addition, the sky is clear and offers spectacular views of the surroundings. Spring Season is one of the swarmed seasons of the year. The ways are filled with travelers from all around the world. Usually the season when the excellence of nature is at its best. However, people climbing this Lobuche Peak all season off the year due to the low season cost for peak climbing permit.