Kanchenjunga Expedition 8586M
As far as measurement goes it is the third highest mountain in the world, and sits astride the Nepal/Sikkim border only a few miles from Tibet . G. Band, Evans & J. Brown in 1955, first climbed it. In keeping with its name "five treasure houses of the great snows" the Kanchenjunga Himal is a grand collection of shapely spires. It is unique in as much as it is buttressed north and south as well as east and west by mountains of equal stature. This multi-topped massif comprises of four summits. Main Summit, Middle Summit, South Summit & Yalung Kang or West Summit, each one measuring over eight thousand meters.
As way back s 1848 / 49 one of the greatest of British botanists. J.D. Hooker, made two commendable trips to make an almost complete circuit of the Kanchenjunga range. The came within twenty-two kms of the peak itself. But it was only in 1955, more than a century later, that a British expedition finally made its summit. There are four different routes to the mountain peak with both its south and east side providing opportunities for new routes. It is believed that the east flank of the South Summit is by far the most difficult face route.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Prepare for expedition & briefing
Day 03: Drive to Ilam, Fhidim, Kabeli Khola -Camp
Day 04: Kabeli Khola - Sikaicha - Camp
Day 05: Sikaicha - Khesewa - Camp
Day 06: Khesewa - Mamankhe - Camp
Day 07: Mamakhe - Yamphudin 1670m - Camp
Day 08: Yamphudin - Chittre (Omje Khola) Camp
Day 09: Chittre - Torontan - Camp
Day 10: Torontan - Tseram - Camp
Day 11: Tseram - Ramze - Camp
Day 12: Ramze - Glacier - Camp
Day 13: Glacier - Kanchanjunga Base Camp
Day 14 -40: Climbing period Kanchanjunga 8586m.
Day 41: Base Camp - Ramje - Camp
Day 42: Ramje - Amije Khole - Camp
Day 43: Amije - Yamphudin - Camp
Day 44: Yamphuding - Khewang - Camp
Day 45: Khewang - Panchami - Camp
Day 46: Panchami - Ghopetar
Day 47: Ghopetar drive to Biratnagar & fly back Kathmandu
Day 48: Final departure, transfer to airport.
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