Ramdung Peak Climbing – This expedition combines an ascent of Ramdung Peak (5925m) with a trek through the Rolwaling Valley and the Khumbu Valley, or the Everest region. The ascent and the trek are both excellent challenges for experienced trekkers and mountain climbers and introduce you to incredible views, glacial lakes, Sherpa culture and both off-the-beaten-path and well-loved trekking trails.
Highlights of Climbing Ramdung Peak
Ramdung Peak is technically straightforward but does require good planning and plenty of training and acclimatization time before attempting the summit. As well as the peak, the TashiLapsa Pass is very challenging.
The Route Followed
This climbing expedition follows much of the same route as the Rolwaling Valley trek but incorporates the peak summit too.
This trek starts with a day’s drive to Singati, via Dolakha and Charikot, northeast of Kathmandu and to the edge of the Gaurishankar Conservation Area. Start trekking the next day, following a river, through the flat and forested terrain. The ascent doesn’t really begin until the second half of the second day when you reach the foot of Daldung La (2850m).
Follow the Rolwaling River up to the valley. Views of Gaurishankar (7134m) will start to appear ahead of you. The path becomes quite flat again, but the trekking days become shorter as you enter higher elevations, and time will be made for acclimatization and rest days.
Spend a day training for the mountain climb, refreshing your skills and practicing with your gear, before trekking to Ramdung Base Camp (5040m). Head towards the Ramdung Glacier and the Ramdung High Camp (5350m), where you will stay the night before pushing to the summit very early in the morning the next day. The peak is at 5925m so you can’t stay very long at the top, but there will be time to catch the glorious views before descending back to Base Camp.
After some much-needed rest, head towards TshoRolpa Lake (4580m). This is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal and has become considerably bigger over the last few decades because of glacial melting. It is breathtakingly beautiful, with crystal clear waters and surrounded by snow-capped peaks. This trip includes full of camping trek, a first part of the trek is more remote and will require camping with full supporters cook, helpers and porters.
Ramdung Peak Climbing trip short itinerary;
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. (1335 meters).
Day 02: Free day & Trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Singati. (950 meters).
Day 04: Trek to Jagat. (1440 meters).
Day 05: Trek to Simigaon. (1996 meters).
Day 06: Trek to Daldung La. (2850 meters).
Day 07: Trek to Beding. (3694 meters).
Day 08: Acclimatization day.
Day 09: Trek to Na. (4183 meters).
Day 10: Acclimatization day.
Day 11: Trek to Ramdung Base Camp. (5040 meters).
Day 12: Acclimatization day and training day.
Day 13: Trek through Ramdung Glacier and to high camp. (5350 meters).
Day 14: Summit Ramdung and back to base camp.
Day 15: Trek to Tsho Rolpa Lake. (4580 meters).
Day 16: Trek back to Beding village 3694 meters.
Day 17: Trek back to Daldung La. (2850 meters).
Day 18: Trek Back to Simigaon. (1996 meters).
Day 19: Trek Back to Jagat. (1440 meters).
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 21: Departure.)
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|Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen on safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:|
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