Island Peak ( 6,160m) Climbing
Island Peak climbing expedition is a destined peak climbing expeditions for travelers, explorers and climbers who wish to attempt to ascend the top of the world. The Island Peak climbing expedition is a climbing adventure that lets a climbers and extreme sports adventurer how it feels to climb the highest peak of the world. Island peak is one of the surrounding peaks of Everest region of Nepal which is standing at the proud height of 6189 meters above sea level. Island Peak climbing expedition is anticipated and adorable among the trekkers because of its encompassing scenic landscapes and simplicity or straight forwarding climbing in contrast to other peaks of Everest region of Nepal.
The island peak has another name known as ‘Imje-Tse‘, this name was given to this peak in which was given during 1980s making the name unique from other summits of Everest region. This solitary independent peak was named as ‘Island Peak’ in late 1952 by Eric Shipton due to its hanging appearance in the center of Chhukung Valley resembling as a island residing on the sea of ice mass. The prized perspectives of Himalaya summits from the top of Island peak are Lhotse, Lobuche, cholaste, Nuptse, Makalu, Barunste, Ama Dablam and other surrounding peaks.
The travelers follows the same path for Island Peak Base Camp as Everest Base Camp that is from Namche bazaar till Tyanboche and Dingboche and then trekking towards Chhukung valley until they reach Island peak base camp. The Island peak base camp is at the elevation of 5200m on a island glacier is at small valley. Then the travelers can attempt their summiting to the peak from base camp and finally after ascending the summit the travelers can rest in the back camp. Finally travelers return back to namche bazaar to lukla airport and fly back to Kathmandu.