Kwangde Peak Climbing

Kwangde Peak Climbing 6011m is a popular trekking peak in the Khumbu Valley region. It is called Kwangde Kongade Ri. Its place influences the Southwest region of Namche village, the doorway to Everest. Kwangde peak stands above the Bhote Koshi River, a popular river in this region. The northern segment of the mountain shapes a magnificent barrier having many vertical ridges to the North. Kwangde peak is a technical and difficult trekking peak in the Everest region. It can extend with its South or North faces, through the North side providing very practical trails and the South face being hugely unexplored and difficult.

The summit landscape expands to the Khumbu, from Ama Dablam and Kakalu in the East to Everest and Cho Oyu, and involves the beautiful Rolwaling peaks, to the northwest. Since Kwangde Peak has been open for climbing, many mountain climbers successfully climbed this peak. The caravan trail to Kongde Peak begins after climbers take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. The climbers then start trekking against Phakding.

This trekking route takes climbers to the Khumbu Region, crossing by attractive rhododendron forests, popular monasteries, yak pasture lands, incredible mountains, and rough geology against the Namche Bazaar. Kwangde Peak Climbing is located just above this popular Sherpa village Namche, called as the Khumbu region’s doorway. The northern portion of the peak forms a magnificent barrier having many vertical ridges to the North. From Namche bazaar, the climbers will begin ascending to kongde base camp at an elevation of 4700m. From the Kongde Peak base camp, they will climb up with some glaciers and vertical rocky faces to approach the peak’s summit.

Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P Ltd primary purpose is to offer best service from an experienced climbing crew. With Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P Ltd the climbers will have maximum experience and memorial tours in the Dhaulagiri region. The agency’s priority is always safety, and this company makes all of their choices all over this priority. Through their backdrop in climbing and mountain climbing logistics services, the agency is aware of the requirements of autonomous climbers and engages climbing guides and base camp executives who are either Everest Summiteers or are accredited by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

The staff will every time have authorization in mountain skills like First aid, elevation/mountain illness prevention, and seek and save training. The agency has pride for themselves on their preceding success and high client’s fulfillment. The agency’s services are on par with through the best climbing services providers in Nepal, and they are every time endeavoring to even provide better services than this.

The adventuresome tour to the Kwangde Ri Peaks begins from Lukla after the 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu. The trekking from Lukla to the Kwangde Ri offers thrilling experience to the mountaineers. During the time of the climbing the mountaineers can experience the attractive scene of the landscapes, waterfalls, river valleys, attractive forest through flourishing rhododendron flowers. On the way to the tour the climbers also experience Sherpa villages and attractive monasteries.

They can view the perfect landscape of the mountains such as Rolwaling, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam and a lot more that provide the life time experience.



The equipment needed for the Kwangde Peak Climbing are listed below:

1. Clothing

  • 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

2. Footwear:

  • Double-layer insulated mountaineering boots for climbing
  • Hiking boots (Full and waterproof) for approach
  • lightweight shoes for camp and around town
  • Gaiters
  • Flip-flops
  • Wool/Synthetic socks
  • Liner socks

3. Handwear:

  • Liner gloves
  • Mid-weight gloves
  • Down mittens

 4. Headwear:

  • Cap/Sun Hat
  • Buff
  • Balaclava
  • Warm wool/Synthetic Hat
  • Eye Wear (Full coverage around eyes and nose)
  • Ski Goggles

5. Climbing Gears

  • Helmet
  • Ice Axe with a waist leash
  • Mountaineering Crampons
  • Lightweight Mountaineering Harness
  • Carabiners (2 Screwgate and 2 Snapgate)
  • Belay Device(ATC Guide or Figure 8)
  • Ascender/Jumar
  • Prussik /Accessory Cord

6. Backpacking

  • Small pack (35-40 litres) with rain cover
  • Waterproof duffel bag
  • Padlocks for the duffel bag

7. Accessories

  • Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 litre each with insulation cover
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp: 200-300 lumens with spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Power bank/Solar Charger
  • Universal adapter
  • Notebooks/Diary
  • 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

9. Others

  • Comfort Foods (Bring snacks and foods you like to munch)
  • Travel clothes to wear in Kathmandu
  • Sleeping bag (-20 degrees sleeping bag)
  • Inflatable mattress


Best seasons for the Kwangde Peak Climbing

Furthermore, the climbers can take the maximum expedition of making their journey into the Himalayas of Nepal through lots of explorative and adventuresome events. Autumn and spring are regarded as the best seasons to climb Kwangde Peak.


Trekking Route

Kwangde Peak Climbing tour begins with a scenic flight to Lukal, from where the real trekking routes begin. From Lukla, the trek passes by Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Thame, Kwangde Peak Base Camp (4,700 meters), High Camp (5.200 meters) and lastly to the summit of the peak at the elevation of 6,011 meters above sea level. In addition, the descending route from the maximum height of the peak follows the way by Base Camp of the peak, Namche Bazaar and lastly back to Lukla, i.e. and completing point of this trek. From Lukla, a scenic and comforting flight will take the climbers back to Kathmandu valley.







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