Island Peak located at the height of 6173m is also identified as Imja Tse. Island peak is one of the challenging peak climbing and it is the additional climb of Lhotse Shar, a well-liked for trekking path that can be climbed traversing the Everest Base Camp. Passing the way via Gokyo Valley, our ascending path leads to the peak letting us to notice wonderful views all around.
Island Peak (6169m)
The name Island has been kept for the peak because it comes into sight like an island when observed from Dingboche. Being positioned on the acme of Chhukung Glacier, to reach the climax is very demanding one. Likewise, Island Peak Climbing also consists of ascending Gokyo Ri for amazing view of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyo as well as number of other peaks. Trekking track leads us to Chola Pass and then after we will get to Dingboche from where the path of Island Peak kicked off. The narrow apex ridge is assorted rock and ice wall so it can be the tricky section while climbing. On the way we will have enough acclimatization to adapt ourselves in the high elevation.
Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions puts forward Island peak climbing intended to everyone from proficient climber to an inexpert but adventure enthusiast as anyone will be guided by an expert mountain guide. Spring and autumn are the best time of year to go for Makalu Expedition. Trekking to Island Peak goes passing Everest Base Camp. So, a person should be bodily well and healthy. The trek moves on passing by Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Chola Pass, Gokyo Valley, and to finish we will arrive at the summit of Island Peak.
Highlights of the Trekking Peak
Panoramic views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Thamserku, old Tyangboche monastery, exploring Namche Bazaar, Khumjung village and Pangboche village