Lobuje Peak Climbing 2023

Lobuje Peak Climbing 2023

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 6119m

Location: Khumbu, Nepal (27°57?34.2?N 86°47?23.8?E)

Duration: 18 days

First Ascent: Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984.

Best Season: Spring and Autumn

Accommodation: Hotel and Camping

Climbing Route: Southern routes

Grade: Mountaineering III

Transportation: By Flight (to/from Lukla)

Group Size: Maximum 15

Major Activity: Trekking and Climbing

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Lobuje/Lobuche 6119m Peak is inside the Sagarmatha National Park. Lobuje is one of the famous trekking peaks run by Nepal Mountaineering Association, among the 33 peaks. The first recorded ascent of Lobuche/Lobuje East was made by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984.

To reach the Lobuje base camp are caravan routes of Everest Base Camp Trekking. Either the trek is starting from Lukla after a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu or drive 7-9 hours to Jiri then trek to 9-10 days or drive to Sallari and trekking to 6-8 days. Nowadays, the seasonal road continues to Khari Khola.

Lobuje peak climbing is a popular and attractive summit, which offers various routes for climbing. The normal route for climbing Lobuje is through South Ridge. Lobuje peak consists of several small summits, and the true Lobuje (Lobuche) summit requires climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the top of the summit ridge.

Asian Hiking Team itinerary follows Everest Base Camp trekking route up to Lobuje continues trek to Everest Base Camp and climb Kalapatter then trek to Lobuche/Lobuje Base camp. Lobuche/Lobuje base camp is set up at 4,950 meters a lake in a rocky hollow at the base of the glaciated south-west Face. The views of Mt. Choletse, Tawache Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori, Khumbu Himal, Mt. Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and others are seen from the summit of Labuje.

During the trekking to Lobuje it is possible to have Guest house/Lodge facilities. The guest house / Lodge was running hot and cold water facilities. Private rooms are available in most guest houses/ Lodge. Most bathrooms are shared. Many years’ experience in the Trekking field of organizing various treks in Nepal assures you that we have chosen for our treks the cleanest and most hygienically kept Guest Houses /Lodges with a friendly atmosphere and the best views. From the base camp we need to full board camping. Camping is fully organized and supported, with a team of guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters to accompany you. Our porters carry all the trekking/ mountaineering gear, food, fuel and personal belongings. Our cooks prepare hot meals. At night, tents for dining, sleeping and ablution tents are provided and set up, mattresses and down-filled sleeping bags, tables and seating. Then trekkers enjoy breakfast before leaving camp.

The trekking itinerary starts from Lukla (after half an hour flight) and trek all the way to Lobuje, visit Everest Base camp and return to Lobuje High Camp. After the summit of Lobuje peak 6119 m brings you the same way to Lukla and flights out. However, given an itinerary does not match your time frame, or you want to cross Chola pass or start trekking from Sallari, Jiri is possible and lets us know we redesign another itinerary for you. It is also possible to combine other peak climbs or continue trekking to Gokyo Valley. 

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu.

Trekking Start

Day 03: Lukla (2800m)-Phakding (2640m).

Day 04: Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Tengboche 3867m.

Day 07: Pheriche 4343m.

Day 08: Lobuje 4930m.

Day 09: Gorepshep – EBC- Gorep-shep 5170m.

Day 10: kalapatter –Lobuje 4900m.

Day 11: Lobuje High Camp 5400m.

Day 12: Lobuje peak Summit 6119m - Base Camp. 

Day 13: Spare days.

End Climbing

Day 14: Tengboche 3867m.

Day 15: Manju 2760m.

Day 16: Lukla.

Day 17: Kathmandu.

Trekking End

Day 18: Departure.

Note: the trekking itinerary is subject to change as your time and interest.