Khumbu 3 passes treks

Published by marc73 , 19 December 2016, 20h40.

Region: World » Nepal » Khumbu
Date of the hike:27 November 2016
Hiking grading: T3 - Difficult Mountain hike
Geo-Tags: NEP 
Height gain: 10400 m 34112 ft.
Height loss: 10400 m 34112 ft.

Long trek Father and Son with the pleasure guide of Nima Lama, 
we start on Lukla sleeping the first night on Phakding, where we experienced 10 terrible seconds on the earthquake.
The following 2 days in Namche and the villages around it, the day after we moved out of the main street to Thame, Thame teng and Lungdhen. the day after we cross the first pass in altitude, everything went fine, at the end of the day we reach Gokyo, strange small village at almost 4800m, before leave GoKyo is mandatory climb the Gokyo Ri, where the view to Cho Oyu, Everest, Nupse, ChoLatse and Tabuche is great.
later we moved to Cho La pass, where we crossed the icy glacier and in 10 hours we arrived to Lobuche, where we finally meet several trekkers on the main way.
the day after we did again a long loop, Kala Patthar close to Pumo ri, Everest, Nupse, Lhotse, we keep the high way reaching also the Pyramid and finally back to Lobuche,
the day after the last pass crossing Kongma la and starting the long descend from Dingboche.

Hike partners: marc73


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