Want to go on a mountaineering expedition in the majestic Himalayas? Read on to know more about the 7000m peaks Nepal and other relevant information.
Nepal is a tiny Himalayan nation with incredible geographical landscapes that range from the snow-capped Himalayas to the lush green forests of Terai. The Himalayan mountain range is the highest mountain range in the world. It stretches across countries including Nepal, India, Bhutan, Pakistan, China, and Afghanistan.
The most popular mountain range in the world includes eight of the world’s highest peaks including Mt. Everest (8848m). There are 414 peaks open for climbing in Nepal which includes 72 peaks that are in the range of (7000m-8000m). Many of the 7000m peaks in Nepal are open for expedition and provide you with a great adventure.
These 7000m peaks Nepal offer some of the most adventurous climbing objectives in Nepal. The level of difficulty of these peaks range from easy to challenging. This makes it ideal for all skill levels including beginners and experts. The 7000m peaks Nepal are also distinct from their lower elevation counterparts.
Climbers will experience the difference of tactics used while climbing trekking peaks and in mountaineering expeditions. Mountaineering on 7000m requires you to cross steep terrain and use technical gears like fixed ropes and ice axes. Siege approach is essential for mountaineering and higher elevation objectives. This includes setting up various camps at different elevations.
A 7000m expedition is a prerequisite to an 8000m expedition. These 7000m expeditions are done in close observation of the NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) and the Nepal government. We follow the proper guidelines and regulations placed by authoritative bodies during these expeditions.
Moreover, these peaks are relatively easy when compared to the 8000m expedition. However, some of the Nepal 7000m peaks can get quite demanding at some sections. Some sections require the use of technical knowledge. This includes the use of fixed ropes and ice axes to cross snow and ice climbs. The 7000m Peaks Nepal get classified by their difficulty level which is easy, moderate, and challenging.
Furthermore, these peaks are then further divided based on the International French Adjectival System (IFAS). This system evaluates the overall difficulty by considering the length, exposure and commitment level of the climbing route. Besides that, the overall grade also considered the altitude, difficulty of approach and descent, length, pitches, exposure, quality of rock, snow and ice level, and others.
But how to prepare for a 7000m climb? You might wonder. Well, there are various technical challenges that climbers have to face during the 7000m peak expedition. You will find accurate resources and information online to prepare for the trip. With proper preparation, you can climb the majestical mountain peaks with ease.
One thing climbers must not forget is to adapt their body at high altitude conditions. You should have proper knowledge of how your body reacts at various altitude points including 5500m, 6000m, 6500m, and 7000m. Since you will be trekking before the expedition, you will have an opportunity to understand the acclimatization rate of your body.
Training regime including various aerobic exercises like running, cycling, swimming, hiking, and others is essential. You should at least start these physical activities a year before the scheduled climbing expedition. Besides that, you can also participate in various sports like soccer, skiing, marathons, triathlons, and others. These exercises will increase your stamina and maintain your basic fitness levels.
Similarly, you should also get trained in several technical skill sets including advanced mountaineering using gears like ice ax, crampons, fixed ropes. Training exercises like self-rescue, crevasse rescue, and first aids are also beneficial. Well qualified and trained mountaineering guides will help you to climb the summit of these 7000m peaks Nepal safely.
Some of the popular 7000m peaks Nepal are Baruntse (7129m), Putha Chuli (7246m), Tilicho Peak (7135m), Nuptse (7861m), Gangapurna (7455m), Mt. Annapurna South (7219m), Himlung (7126m), Api Himal (7132m), Pumori (7161m), and others. You can choose any of these Nepal 7000m peaks and start your mountaineering expedition with us. Contact us for more details. Book your trip now!
For the mountain permits, you can check this link http://www.tourismdepartment.gov.np/mountaineering-royalty