What to expect from Chulu West Peak Climbing?
From the beginning of the journey, you will get to observe the rich culture and unique lifestyle of the locals along with stunning landscape and panoramic Himalayan mountains. As the elevation increases, the experience will get more exotic. The trip will lead you to the top of the Chulu West Peak from where you will see the irresistible beauty of Himalayas.
Why go on Chulu West Peak Climbing with us?
Climbing with us will let you experience top-notch service and professional guidance. We are a team of active climbers who have mapped several peaks and mountains. Our extensive knowledge about the Himalayan trail and environment makes us the best travel partner.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
As the elevation increases, the chances of acute mountain sickness also increase if the body is not properly acclimatized. It is also known as altitude sickness that can happen to anyone regardless of their physical fitness, age, and health. Therefore, it is very important to include enough rest days in between climbing. Read below to know more about altitude sickness:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Chulu West Peak Climbing difficulty
Chulu West Peak Climbing is a difficult venture. The trail is tough and includes many steep and rocky sections. Likewise, the route to the summit includes many crevasses and technical climbing. Moreover, you will cross one of the most challenging passes in Nepal, Thorong La Pass. To go on Chulu West Peak Climbing, you have to be physically fit with strong stamina, good health, and prior trekking experience.
Best time to go to Chulu West Peak Climbing
March to May and October to November is the best time to go on Chulu West Peak Climbing. Due to stable weather, moderate climate, and a pleasant atmosphere, these months attract many climbers. Likewise, spring welcomes numerous vegetation and flora, while autumn is the month of the festival.
Monsoon (June to September) and Winter (December to February) are not the ideal time to go on Chulu West Peak Climbing 22 Days. In monsoon, the region receives rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and risky. Whereas, in winter harsh cold and extreme snowfall make the journey more challenging and almost impossible.
Accommodation during Chulu West Peak Climbing
Teahouse is the main accommodation in the villages, whereas during the climbing period, you will stay overnight intent. Lodge provides basic facilities along with common washrooms and twin-sharing rooms. The tents are carried by our porters. We will take a sleeping tent, dining tent, and toilet tent to the base camp.
Food & Water on Chulu West Peak Climbing
Food is offered as per the menu of the teahouse. There will not be a huge variety of dishes. You will find dishes options like dal bhat, curries, veggies, bread, egg, meat, soup, porridge, pudding, etc. As the altitude increases, the food option gets limited. In camp, all the meals will be cooked and served by the team members.
Water is available in all teahouse. You can fill your bottle every time it gets empty. We request you to not buy plastic water bottles on the way and instead carry a reusable water bottle. This will help to preserve the environment. For extra safety, carry a water purification tablet.
If you are not satisfied with our offered itinerary or your timing does not match with our departure dates, then contact us to make your custom Chulu West Peak Climbing itinerary. We will design the itinerary as per your needs. This will not only fulfill your requirements but also help us to give the best service to you.
We carry sustainable equipment while climbing. We make sure all our basic needs are bio-degradable and environment-friendly. Moreover, we also encourage our clients not to buy plastic water bottles on the way and use reusable water bottles. Likewise, we make sure to only leave our footprints behind not wastage.