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13 September - 2010
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Yala Peak Climbing

Trip Facts

Duration: 16 days | Program Type: Camping | Maximum Altitude: 5520m | Mode of Travel: Land | Start Trip: Syabru Besi | End Trip: Syabru Besi | Program Grading: gradegradegradegrade
Yala Peak Climbing

Trip Overview

Yala peak is a part if the Langtang Himal which is located at the centerl part of Nepal. The peak is seldom climbed in it’s own right, often being used as a warm-up for Naya Kanga on the opposite side of the valley. The summit gives surprisingly good views of Shishapangma if you are lucky enough with the weather.

The climb is easy and suited for anyone with trekking experience. We start in Syabrubesi after a 5 hour drive from Kathmandu and spend five days hiking up the beautiful Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa at 3800 m. Kyanjin Gompa is situated below Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and we spend three days acclimatizing taking day-hikes in spectacular surroundings. We establish base camp on a meadow at 4800 m and climb Yala Peak the next day. The last 400 m is on ice so we will be using crampons, ice axe and rope. From the summit we can see Shishapangma (8046 m) and the fluted Gangchempo (6388 m). After the climb we return to Dhunche via Syabrubesi and drive to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeeing in Kathmandu and Preparation for trip
Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi and trek starts
Day 04-09: Summit the Peak (5503m)
Day 13: Trek to Syabru Besi
Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 15: In Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure.

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