• Lobuche East (6,119m)  Nearing the summit of Lobuche East, Everest and Lhotse behind  © Mark Morrison
  • Island Peak (6,189m)
  • Pokalde (5,806m)

During the post-monsoon season of 2014 Adventure Consultants has another of our exciting expeditions to ascend three of Nepal’s most popular trekking peaks; Island Peak, Pokalde and Lobuche East.

This trip offers moderately technical climbing at times at high altitude, with stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks of Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam and many, many more, while exploring four separate valleys.

An ascent of these three peaks is a fantastic introduction to Himalayan climbing. It is also a great opportunity to climb above 6000 metres, in a relatively short time frame, in one of the most spectacular settings in the world. As far as training for future expeditions, you also get to experience three summit days over a relatively short time, and hone your skills and experience towards attempting bigger objectives in the future.

Island Peak, referred to by the local Sherpa people as Imja Tse – an ‘island in a glacial sea’, is an exciting and popular trekking peak and ideal starting point for the Three Peak experience. The view from the summit of Nuptse and Lhotse’s south faces is awe-inspiring.

Stepping from Island Peak to Pokalde and then Lobuche East is an ideal progression. Pokalde is straightforwad and consolidates your skills whilst Lobuche East is a little more technical with more fixed rope and slightly more exposure. The high camp is dramatic with exceptional views across towards Ama Dablam, especially at sunset when the peaks turn pink as the sun sets into Tibet. We climb a subsidiary peak of Lobuche East.

This trip is very do-able for anyone in excellent physical shape with a desire for high adventure.

• Ideal first / second Himalayan adventure
• Spectacular views of the Himalayan giants
• Three high altitude Nepal summits on one expedition

 Moon set over Ama Dablam at sunrise, Island Peak summit day.  © Suze Kelly

Dates: November 10 - December 6, 2014

Duration: 27 Days

Departure: ex Kathmandu, Nepal

Price: US$5,950

Click below to view the trip notes for the Adventure Consultants Nepal Three Peaks Expedition online or to download a pdf version of the notes:

Adobe Acrobat DocumentThree Peaks Nepal 2014 Trip Notes

Non-climbers wishing to share the journey with family or friends on the Three Peaks expedition are invited to join the Nepal Base Camps and High Passes Trek

You can read the daily dispatches from past expeditions;  Three Peaks 2005, Three Peaks 2007, Three Peaks 2008Three Peaks 2009, Three Peaks 2010, Three Peaks 2012, Three Peaks 2013 .

Read about team member Matt Kitchin's experience climbing Lobuche East on our expedition at Taste High Life on Nepal Climb, an article in the Herald Sun, Australia...and about Richard Clarke's trip with us in 2012 in this article he wrote for the Wilderness Shop Newsletter.

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