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Ama-Dablam Exp (6,812M/ 22,349 FT)

  • Trip Code: AMAD
  • Trip Duration: 28 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Group Size: 1-15
  • Season: Spring/Autumn
  • Max Altitude: 6,812M/ 22,349 FT
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Plane/Trek/Climbing
  • Accomodation: Hotel & Guest houses/Tent
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous

OVERVIEW

28 Days for Ama-Dablam Climbing, Why and How ?

Ama Dablam is a mountain in the Himalayas that gorgeously stand in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal. The Summit of this mountain is 6,812 meters (22,349 ft), and the lower western summit is 6,170 meters (20,243 ft). Ama Dablam assembles “Mother’s strip”; the long edges on each side like the arms of a mother (ama) securing her childhood, and the hanging beneath zero mass ideas of as the Dablam, the standard twofold pendant containing photos of the splendid animals, worn by Sherpa women. For a couple of days, Ama Dablam rules the eastern sky for anybody trekking to Mount Everest base camp.

The most well-known course by a long shot is the Southwest Ridge. Climbers regularly set up three camps along the edge with camp 3 just beneath and to one side of the hanging ice sheet, the Dablam. Any ice that calves off the ice sheet ordinarily goes left, far from the camp. Notwithstanding, a 2006 torrential slide demonstrated this isn’t generally the case. A climbing grant and a contact officer are required while endeavoring Ama Dablam. Similarly, as with Mt. Everest, the best climbing months are April– May (before the storm) and September– October till mid-November.

Ama Dablam is the third most famous Himalayan top and trending climbing peak among climbers. The Southwest Ridge is the most climbing route. From the base camp of this mountain, we set up three camps higher camp although some of the alpinists start summit push from Camp two too. You need enough ice-climbing knowledge to climb this mountain as you need to cross the ice slab from camp three to the summit. You need enough acclimatization days to be familiar with high altitude. Before attempting to climb this mountain, Everest Base camp trekking or either Lobuje or Island peak climbing is suggested. Trekking to Everest Base camp is an extremely pleasant approach to pay reverence to Everest, the King of the Himalayas and to encounter the exemplary Everest seen from Kallapather. Of course, the climbing sherpa of Snowpal support making your dream successful, Still climbers should be skillful and need a strong base rock and ice climbing experience.

Likewise, with Mt. Everest, the best climbing months are April-May in the spring season and September-October-November in the autumn season.

The standard climbing course is by means of the Southwest edge with average plans of 3 high camps: Camp 1 (5600m), Camp 2 (5900m) and Camp 3 (6200m) with Base Camp at 4500m. Camp 3 is situated on the shoulder of the edge just beneath and to one side of the last soak snow move to the summit. Most climbers summit from camp 2 and don’t set up a camp 3.

Why Southwest ridge is the best among normal climbers: Among the several climbing routes of Mt. Ama Dablam, the southwest ridge route is considered the easiest and standard climbing route as well as safe and less dangerous of avalanches too.  On Ama Dablam, it is required enough climbing knowledge with some technical rock and ice climbing experience. It is different from the other Himalayas with superb interesting climbing.

Do not need to cross the glacier to climb Ama Dablam.

The Base Camp 4650m is very wide like a football ground and crosses up just slopes of rocks to reach the southwest ridge where the advanced basecamp 5150m will be set up. From Advanced Basecamp to Camp first 5400m we cross a large ridge and place our camp on a steep slope although the climbing is not very technical. Camp two 5750m has limited tent space which may already take. It is a small campsite on the side of the cliff. Our Sherpas will set it up in advance. Camp three is optional. Mostly climbers attempt from camp two to one of the finest summits of the world having a spectacular magnificent panoramic view of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse along with dozen of snowcapped mountains of eastern Nepal and Khumbu valley.

Base Camp 4,600 M/ 15,100 FT will be headquartered throughout the climbing period.

Our climbing crews and base camp staff are highly professional and full of experience providing extremely proficient services continuing from Kathmandu throughout the trip. Our goal is to give a decent quality, supportive, sheltered, well-disposed, tranquil, and far-reaching administration to boost summit opportunity.

In the Base camp, our cooks and supporting staff will get ready and serve three heavenly fresh cooked and nutrition/hygienic breakfast, lunch and dinners daily and will guarantee that hot and cool beverages are accessible 24 hrs every day. In the Base Camp, we give roomy campaign quality individual tents for every one of our customers both with full board or base-camp service only. In base camp, we likewise set up a dining tent, kitchen tent, Toilet tent, store tent, staff tent, and also shower tent for the convenience of our clients.

Sollar panel also set up on Ama Dablam Base camp for the night light in the camp and to charge the gadgets charger.

A communication facility with UHF/VHF radio and satellite phone to communicate with Climber and base camp staff for the safety of our guests has included in our service.

Sherpa: Our climbing Sherpas are full of experience and have already submitted Mt. Everest and others 8000rs including Mt. Ama Dablam several times who also understand the demands and needs of mountain climbing. Their job is to ensure the survival and well-being of our climbers as they climb Mount Everest.
Our climbing Sherpas will work with different groups to guarantee commitment from all climbers for assignments, such as course settling, and to ensure the wellbeing of climbers from ABC to the summit.
Our team members share your passion for the mountain and will make sure you have everything you need to safely reach the summit. They offer a full range of services including logistical support to ensure that your expedition runs smoothly.
We will ensure your success and success insurance starts when you join our team. We have been providing professional mountaineering services for more than 25 years, and we work in close collaboration with our clients to ensure that every detail is taken care of properly.

 

Ama Dablam Southwest Route Camps:

The Base Camp (4600 M/15, 100 FT):

Ama Dablam base camp is one of the greatest grass base camps situated in Khumbu valley alike a football ground. It is uncommon to see such a huge flat landscape at the bottom of the elevation of 4600m. Climbers may play volleyball and football at base camp to keep warm and appreciate the wonderful site. Base camp will be set up here for about 60 days in both spring and pre-winter seasons for our different groups in their different climbing time. The Base Camp is surrounded by the incredible mountain vista of Mt. Ama Dablam, Taboche, Tsolatse, Thamserku, and Kongde. Ama Dablam’s base camp is for the most part radiant because of its area, the sun is out right on time and remains late into the day.  All our Base camp staff and climbing sherpas empower the climber working diligently in your services.

Camp One (5700m/18,800ft) 5hrs:

Ama Dablams climbing camp one is a relatively simple hike from base camp to camp One is easy. We recommend that you bring all your own gear. Each morning and afternoon meal is cooked on a portable stove, so you will need to bring water for tea or coffee as well. You also need some food for yourself if you are not joining our group and share just permit and climbing authority. During the climb, your personal valuables will be taken care of by our staff who also prepare and cook for each group. The food will be a combination of hot and cold dishes with several different sides and starters to choose from each day depending on the group’s menu. There is also healthy fruit and vegetables also in the mess tent daily.

Camp Two (5950m/19,521ft) 3hrs:

The move from camp 1 to camp 2 is the most specialized segment on the course. You start the day by scrambling and moving along a simple fourth class even shake edge around a few apexes and gendarmes, increasing just 300 meters/1000 vertical feet. The presentation is immense, with enormous drop-offs on the two sides of the edge. The climbing is exceptionally pleasant with great quality rock. Toward the finish of the level edge you will climb the Yellow Tower for 6 meters which is viewed as French fourth class, British Severe, North American YDS 5.5. Over the Yellow Tower you will touch base at Camp 2 on little edges. This will feel like a genuine huge mountain high camp, high introduction on all sides. Be cautious when you go to the can.

Camp Three (6200/20,341ft)- 2hrs:

The move from camp 2 to camp 3 moves over to blended, ice and snow territory. This area likewise has settled ropes along the whole separation. You will have extraordinary perspectives of Ama Dablam base camp, Kusum Kanguru and Kantega. It is currently time to cross the notorious Mushroom Ridge at 6150 meters/20,300 feet. Gazing toward camp 3 (6300 meters/20,800 feet), with the Dablam above. Some solid climbers push for the summit from camp two. Anyway Satori Adventures will dependably settle camp three preceding the summit. All things considered instruct that this segment concerning the mountain is at high hazard for torrential slides. So decreasing the time spent at this camp or bypassing it totally is basic. For customers not feeling sufficiently solid to push from camp 2 we as a rule burn through 6 hours here before beginning for summit push. The course from the yellow pinnacle to camp three is right around 55º of slop more than halfway.

Summit (6812M/22349ft) 10 hrs:

To summit from camp three and return down to camp two takes most climbers around 10 hours. Summit day on Ama Dablam is a unique one. Two simple pitches of sensational however exceptionally strong snow-ice (40º+) are moved to the side of the Dablam. When you are beside the Dablam you come to a fluted snow/ice field (30-50º) that leads you to one of the world’s finest summits. Here you will be remunerated will the best seat in the house to see the Khumbu, the epicenter of high elevation climbing. Shocking all encompassing perspectives of the Lhotse, Nuptse, Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Shishapangma and Makalu come into see

 

Itinerary of Ama-Dablam Exp (6,812M/ 22,349 FT)

Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu meet our airport representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Kthmandu on BB basis.

After Breakfast full day sightseeing proceeds to world heritage site to Syambhunath Stupa The Buddhist sanctuary said to be nearly 2000 years old. The hill itself is pleasant place overlooking the entire valley of Kathmandu. The all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha painted in prominent blue atop the dome are visible from long distance from around the Kathmandu city. Then proceed to patan durbar squar also call Lalitpur the city full of fine arts. It covers the dozens of temples like Krishna Mandir, Kumbeswor temple, Golden temle. Next site proceeds to Pashupatinath Temple the holiest Hindu Temple situated on the bank of sacred holy river Bagmati. Sightseeing continues to the Boudhanath Stupa the biggest Stupa around inhabited by Tibetan Refugee since 1959AD. The day ends at Kathmandu Durbar Squar where can visti the Living Goddes Kumari who appear on the balcony of her temple to greet her devotees, Kastamandap temple (Though now it is under reconstruction process after collapsed in earthquake in 25 April 2014), the temple made out of single tree and named Kathmandu as it was known as Kantipur in earlier times. Kathmandu Durbar Squar cover dozens of temples concluding Kumari temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Maizu dewal, Taleju temple, Nautale Durbar, Kaal Bhairav, freak street and many more. Overnight in hotel on BB basis.

Breakfast served in the early morning and drive to Kathmandu airport for your domestic flight to Lukla. It’s takes approximately 25 to 30 minutes. There’ll be time to explore the village whilst the Sherpa crew sort and load equipment. From Lukla we descend on a wide trail northwest to the village of Chomlung in the Dudh Kosi valley. The valley radiates energy through beautiful pine and rhododendron forest. The walking is easy and we follow the river’s course, passing through the village of Ghat. Our destination is the small village of Phakding.

Overnight in Phakding at Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After the breakfast, we start our journey to Namche Bazaar, from Phakding we head up valley on a busy trail. Continue along beside the Dudh Kosi amongst beautiful alpine scenery, through the fragrant blue pine and fir forest, glimpsing spectacular views of Kusum Kangru (6369m) and Thanserku (6608m) along the way. Our lunch spot in Monjo, Leaving Monjo, we again cross the Dudh Kosi, to the western bank at Jorsale prior to trekking through the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. Continuing upstream along the banks to the confluence of the Bhote Kosi and Dudh Kosi, it is here we begin our first sustained ascent to Namche Bazaar after crossing the large suspension bridge. Walking at a slow pace, we have a fantastic photographic opportunity as the peaks of Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8511m), Nuptse (7879m), Ama Dablam (6856m) and Taweche (6542m) come into view for the first time. Climbing again, the path takes us through pine trees to reach the distinctive horse- shoe shaped bowl containing the village of Namche Bazaar. Stay in the heart of the village, with the afternoon free to bargain in the shops for “Tibeta artifacts, relax over a cup of tea and talk with our experienced Trekking guides and simply marvel at the beautiful scenery.

Overnight in Namche at lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full day to acclimatize Exploring Namche and Sherpa culture. Wake up early in the morning and  climb to the ridge above Namche will be rewarded with the stunning sunrise over the panorama of the Khumbu peaks. Namche is famous for its local market or bazaar. Each week, Sherpas from the surrounding villages come to buy food and to socialize. Any food not grown locally, such as rice, corn and some vegetables is brought in from the lowland village, which can be up to a 6-10 day walk from Jiri. Spend the morning exploring this colorful and lovely spectacle. Perhaps walk along the Thame Valley in the afternoon or visit the National Park Headquarters to see the interesting displays of Sherpa lifestyle and culture, mountaineering in the park, flora and fauna.

Overnight in Namche at Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After Breakfst we trek out of the village bowl and follow a small trail high above the Dudh Kosi River, where the views are incredible, behind to the west, the ridge of Nupla and Kwangde Himal (6194m), across the valley to the south, the towering ice- fluted walls of Thamserku (6623m), and Everest looms above ridge, a black triangular rock, “Sagarmatha.” On a small ridge across the valley, the monastery of Thyangboche can be seen, an against the gigantic mountain background. Ascending towards Khumjung, visit the Everest View Hotel on route, where coffee or hot chocolate and views of Everest are the order of the day! We descend to Khumjung and after staying in the more westernized town of Namche Bazaar, these village make a welcome change. Here tourism has hardly changed the life of the Sherpas. The afternoon has been left free to assist with further acclimatization.

Overnight in Khumjung at Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning we descend to the village of Shanasa and then contour to Trashinga where the trail drops steeply to cross the Dudh Kosi at Phukitenga (3250m). A break is taken here by a series of water – driven prayer wheels. In the late morning we initially climb steeply before the trail levels out to ascend gradually towards Thyangboche. It is a steady ascent of approximately two and half hours through pine fir, black juniper and rhododendron forest. Thyangboche is set in a beautiful meadow, high on a ridge surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks. A peaceful tranquil position, surely one of the wonders of the world and the Thyangboche Monastery is spectacularly situated. The monastery dominated by the gompa with its prayer flags and mani stones was founded in 1916 as a meditation center.

Overnight in Khumjung at Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Trip Code: AMAD
  • Trip Duration: 28 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Group Size: 1-15
  • Season: Spring/Autumn
  • Max Altitude: 6,812M/ 22,349 FT
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Plane/Trek/Climbing
  • Accomodation: Hotel & Guest houses/Tent
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous

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