Kusum Kangru Peak Climbing in Nepal is a magnificent peak that is situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The peak lies to the boundary within the Dudh Koshi to the south and Hinku valley to the north. The peak was first ascended by a Japanese adventure team in autumn, 1979. The name Kusum Kangru originated from Tibetan, which means ‘Three Snow Peaks’. Matter of fact, Kusum Kangru is a complex of three summits. East summit Kusum Kangru 6358m, major Summit Kusum Kangru 6367m, and the West Summit Kusum Kangru 5579m.
Difficult and demanding trekking peaks in Nepal
The entire complex contains five main ridges of which the north face of the major summit is the most beautiful and also famous amidst the climbers. Moreover, Kusum Kangru Peak is renowned for being one of the most difficult and demanding trekking peaks in Nepal.
Climbing the significant summit of Kusum Kangru is very hard through many technical parts. It requires a high level of climbing experience and dedication. Kusum Kangru peak climbing is the best choice for those who are searching for a limitless climbing expedition amidst the world’s towering high peaks.
Most famous towering Himalayas in the globe
Kusum Kangru Peak Climbing through Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P Ltd begins in Kathmandu. The climbers will then travel to Lukla by taking a scenic flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla, the climbers will begin their trek on the significant Everest Base Camp route and move against Monjo. From Monjo the route moves east-south passing by the major EBC route.
The climbers will trek by Tuli Kharka and move to Thangna. With suitable acclimatization days, they will carry on their trek to the Base Camp and forward to High Camp. In addition, the climb of Kusum Kangru summit is difficult and challenging. It is very significant that they follow the instruction of the experienced climbing guides. Moreover, they will also overcome many specific parts and move against the summit of Kusum Kangru at 6367 meters. Once at the maximum height of the summit they are also regarded with beautiful landscapes of the world’s towering mountains. It involves Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse.
After spending quality time at the maximum height they will descend from the similar trail and reiterate their steps back to Lukla. Their unforgettable and adventuresome climb of Kusum Kangru Peak through Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P Ltd completes with a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
Equipment needed to climb mountains in Nepal
- Thermal Base Layers – Tops and Bottoms
- Heavy Base Layers
- Trekking Pants
- Hard-shell pants
- Down Pant
- T-shirts – Short and long sleeve
- Mid Layer Top
- Insulated Jacket
- Hard-shell Jacket
- Down Jacket/Parka
- Double-layer insulated mountaineering boots for climbing
- Hiking boots (Full and waterproof) for approach
- lightweight shoes for camp and around town
- Wool/Synthetic socks
- Liner socks
- Liner gloves
- Mid-weight gloves
- Down mittens
- Cap/Sun Hat
- Warm wool/Synthetic Hat
- Eye Wear (Full coverage around eyes and nose)
- Ski Goggles
5. Climbing Gears
- Ice Axe with a waist leash
- Mountaineering Crampons
- Lightweight Mountaineering Harness
- Carabiners (2 Screwgate and 2 Snapgate)
- Belay Device(ATC Guide or Figure 8)
- Prussik /Accessory Cord
- Small pack (35-40 litres) with rain cover
- Waterproof duffel bag
- Padlocks for the duffel bag
- Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 litre each with insulation cover
- Trekking poles
- Headlamp: 200-300 lumens with spare batteries
- Power bank/Solar Charger
- Universal adapter
- Pocket knife
8. Hygiene and first aid
- Skincare (Maximum SPF sunscreen and lip balm)
- Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Soap, Moisturizer
- Hand Sanitizer
- Toilet paper and wet wipes
- Personal first aid kit (Include personal prescriptions, high altitude medications, painkillers, first-aid tape, band-aids etc.)
- Water treatment
- Comfort Foods (Bring snacks and foods you like to munch)
- Travel clothes to wear in Kathmandu
- Sleeping bag (-20 degrees sleeping bag)
- Inflatable mattress
Other information about Kusum Kangru Peak Climbing
Kusum Kangru on the other hand is called Kusum Kangguru, Kusum Khaguru, Kusum Kang, Kusum Khanggu. Kusum Kangru, 6369 meters, influencing the southern end of Charpati Himal divides the valley of the Dudh Koshi from the upper reaches of Hinku Drangka. Kusum Kangru Peak Climbing is best shaped for those who have sufficient alpine climbing experience.
For climbing this peak the climbers are required to follow the Everest Base Camp trail. From Lukla to Monjo the climbers follow famous route of Everest. The altitude of this peak is 6367m and there are two approaches to this climb. The climbers trek by the forest of rhododendron and pine. One can also visit different kinds of vegetation and animals.
Kusum Kangru Peak Climbing was launched as a climbing trekking peak in Nepal under the Ministry of Nepal Tourism Board. It is situated at Mahalangur range in Everest region at Solukhumbu district. It is one of the famous expedition route of Nepal that provides best chance to visit an awe-motivating beautiful mountains views like Everest, Makalu, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and Khangtege and also experience the Sherpa ethnic and their living style and culture.
Some peaks of Nepal are regarded as one of the easier peaks to climb but some are proportionately difficult to summit. Kusum Kangru peak climbing is specifically regarded as one of the most difficult routes in Nepal. So, it is recommended only for those climbers who have ideas and experience in alpine mountain climbing. Kusum Kangru Peak is an exceptional rock and ice peak that creates the boundary within the Dhudhkosi in the south section and Hinku valley to the North section.