Mt. ABI Peak Climbing

Mt. ABI Peak Climbing (6,043 m) is one of the outstanding and alpine technique climbing peaks in Nepal that contains the rock-ice combination mountain in Shuangqiao valley of Qionglai mountains chains. In accordance with the Sherpa language “ABC ” that indicates small highlands. ABI Peak isolated the Khumbu himal range which lies to the Mahalangur Solukhumbu region. Mt. ABI Peak is also known as Cholo and Kangchung peak from where the pass reaches it and the Kangchung peak from where the pass reaches it and the Kangchung La so both of these peaks can be an adventuresome peak in itself.

The only challenge of climbing Kangchung summit is to conquer ice falls, hence wing, snow, short but steep vertical path can be exceedingly difficult even for experienced mountain climbers. Also, the climbing cholo is simple through the correct use of rope and axes, climbers can easily make it to the summit together with lean snow gorge and pass the ridges. ABI peak is significantly designed for all those mountain climbers who are searching to climb the peaks higher than 8000 m. Also the best place to have experience or training of ice climbing and high elevation acclimatization. So that to ascend the Mt. ABI peak all the mountain climbers should need careful ascent because of its practical ridges against its peak.

This peak was provided as a climbing peak since 2002 by Nepal Mountaineering Association even though it is taken as the average peak climbing of Nepal. The team of Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P Ltd will provide the climber’s their well-trained, expert Sherpa climbers and guides to make the tour unforgettable. This agency also provides other adventurous mountain climbing with experienced guides that make the climbing tour memorable.

Mt. ABI Peak Climbing is group ‘A’ classified climbing peak by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and is regarded as one of the classic trekking peaks in Gokyo valley of Nepal. It is one of the infrequently climbed peaks, less than 6 times, that has been allowed for climbing since 2002. The peak is technically challenging to climb due to its difficult ridges against the peak and needs ice climbing, as being loathed in higher altitude.

Hence Mt. API is seen to be expanded into two similar peaks, appears to be like a pyramid, considered as Kangchung twins that are individually called as Kangchung peak (6,103 meters) and Cholo peak (6,089 meters). Those peaks can be climbed separately Kangchung peak is difficult as its climbers can encounter icefall as well as wing, snow and steep track in the most suitable season of climbing also. In comparison, the Cholo peak is much convinent to climb that needs ropes and axe works through the snowy route directing the climbers to the summit of the peak.



Equipment for the mountain climbers in Nepal

Climbing Gears (Personal

Ice axe



Tape Slings (2)

Screwgate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)

Descender/Abseil Device

Plastic Mountaineering Boots


Helmet (optional)

Climbing Gears (Group)

Snow bar


Ice Hammer

Ice Screw

Clothing (Head)

Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Clothing (Lower Body)

Under Garments

Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp


Upper Body


Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket *


Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to -30 degree centigrade and below (depends on season)

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag

Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)

Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)


Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Feminine hygiene products

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

Wet wipes (baby wipes)

Tissue /toilet roll

Anti-bacterial hands wash



Reading book

Trail Map/Guide book

Journal & Pen


Pencils and small notebooks

Travel games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Swimming customs (for Kathmandu)



Trekking Route

Generally tours to Khumbu Region, the ABI peak climbing tour also begins with a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu Valley. From Lukla Valley, the climbers will be trekking crossing through Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Dole, Machhermo, Gokyo, Gokyo Ri, Thangna, ABI Base Camp, ABI High Camp, and lastly the summit of the peak. The descending route from the summit of the peak follows a downward trek to Base Camp and further against Zongla, Pheriche, Thyangboche, Lobuche, Dingboche, Namche Bazaar, and lastly Lukla again. From Lukla airport, a comforting flight will take the climbers to Kathmandu Valley.


Other information about Mt. ABI Peak Climbing

Furthermore, the significant highlights of ABI Peak Trek include visiting the unfrequented virgin peak and therefore climbing, crossing by few high passes, experiencing the beautiful as well as highland landscapes, and steeping into 6,097 meters height into one of the mystical worlds of mountain ranges. ABI Peak climbing 6043m is one of the best peak climbs in Mahalangur Range it is searching for 5800m to 6500m peaks in Nepal Himalaya at Solukhumbu district in Nepal.





Author: sanjaya

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