|Also called as Imje Tse, the Island Peak takes its name from its look as an islet from distance, one set drifting in the sea of ice that’s the enclosing Himalayas. It’s snuggled in the heart of Khmbu province at 6,189m, is considered a modest challenge for trekkers. While the Island Peak is used by several trekkers to get ready for higher & more demanding summits to accomplish, the Island Peak climbing is itself an extraordinary and exhilarating trekking experience. A professionally designed climbing itinerary will maximize your sightseeing feasibilities while factoring in adequate time for acclimatization. Your trek guides will be hugely experienced Sherpas, who have probably mounted Everest multiple times. Under their supervision your Island peak climbing will surely filed with lots thrill, adventures and unforgettable memories. Physical condition & experienced required for Island Peak climbing:
Though Island Peak isn’t amongst those technical summits but you’ll still need decent stamina to accomplish it. No earlier hiking experience is needed; nevertheless having some idea about employing hiking tools will still be a plus. There’ll also be a pre-ice mounting training for partakers in the base camp of the Island Peak. The training will be mainly about making use of climbing equipment such as ice pick, crampons, harness and ropes. Usually Island Peak climbing needs 5 to six hours of walking daily. However, in the summiting day, you’ll be needed to walk for 10 to twelve days. Hence, it’s recommended that you get ready yourself by walking or jogging 12 kilometers daily for about three months prior to your actual tour. Understand that by selecting Island peak climbing, you’re considering hiking in high elevation and isolated areas for several days. And to make your Island peak trekking successful you should have ample willpower, the capability to bear unfavorable climate conditions alongside decent stamina and fitness. It’s essential for partakers with pre-active medical states like lung, heart, and blood ailments to consult their physician prior to considering a tour. Also ensure you familiarize yourself to Himalayan Glacier while booking. Ideal time for Island Peak climbing: Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best months for this trip. Although Island Peak can be climbed during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone. Your Nepal tour packages must include Island Peak climbing if you want to test your stamina for the real trekking adventure like the Mera Peak climbing, Everest base camp trekking, and Annapurna base camp trekking among others.