Chulu East Peak Climbing is one of the most challenging and exceedingly rated adventures, hence, it is hard to match for its stunning Himalaya landscape, trekking, and hill-climbing challenges, and the subjection it offers to the diversity of cultural Nepalese traditions. The Chulu East Peak summit is situated at an elevation of 6,584 m above the Manang valley providing stunning landscapes of the mastiff Himalayas of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m) and other peaks.
Chulu East Peak climbing is one of the most famous trekking mountain peaks in Annapurna Region providing incredible landscapes of the Himalayas of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m) and snowcapped mountains of Annapurna Trekking Routes.
Near landscapes of the Annapurna range (40 miles between the two river valleys has at twelve 7,000 m peaks and lot more above the 6,000 m) and diverse ecological, divergent cultures, and an ever-altering view – lush, green paddy fields and oak jungles, arid deserts, the deepest gorge and some of the most incredible mountains makes this one of the most famous regions in the planet for hikers and mountain climbers.
Besides from the Chulu Peak Climbing, expeditions mountain climbers can select to attempt for Singu Chuli Peak Climbing, Pisang Peak Climbing, and Lobuche Peak Climbing Rolwaling Trek with Parchamo Peak Climbing also can be on the mountaineer’s travel bucket list as this expedition trekking provides the experience of climbing to the Rolwaling Peak Summit.
If the visitors are fit, adventuresome and willing to build/ advance on their basic alpine capabilities they will experience the Chulu East Peak Climbing that includes the stunning Annapurna Circuit Trekking in the Himalaya of Nepal. Even Though Chulu East (6584m) is regarded as a low technical peak, it is recommended that the climber have some mountain climbing experience and be familiar with the use of crampons, equipment, ice axe, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. This climb includes glacier passing by and a vertical ascent to the summit.
Majority of the climbing will include walking roped with each other. From the summit of Chulu East Peak, the mountaineer will experience the unreal scenic landscapes of Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu and other nearest snowy mountains. The classic Chulu East Peak Climbing begins from Besi Sahar (such as Annapurna Circuit Trekking Trail) and follows the Marsyangdi river valley by a beautiful diversity of landscape and culture. It will begin in the tropical lower valley through its terraced fields and villages of ethnic Gurungs.
Then passing through rhododendrons and pine jungle, the climbers will approach the upper valley where Manangba people reside. This mountain climbing will diverge the Annapurna Circuit Trail at Pisang, into an unsettled area and follow a ridge by pine jungles, yak pastures, and main walls against the Chulu East Base Camp. Chulu East Base Camp is situated in the hills below the col.
In the ridge dividing the Chulu East and Chulu Far East peak. For appropriate acclimatization, the climbers will spend two nights in base camp providing their body sufficient amount of duration to endure with the environment. At the same time, the climbing guide and the Sherpa team generate High camp and camp I prior to the last push to the summit.
High camp of the Chulu East Peak Climbing
From the high camp, the mountain climbing will scramble to a rough, steep hill and soft snow to a wide glaciated ridge. From the col on the glaciated ridge, the climbers have to go down and pass by broken glacier then climb vertical scree slants to acquire a proportionately undemanding but high mountain. After enjoying the stunning 360 degree landscapes of Himalaya from the Chulu East Peak summit, the climber will go down back to Base Camp the same day.
Leaving Chulu East base camp, the climber again goes down gradually into the Manang valley. They will explore the old Buddhist Braga Monastery (3450m) established into the side of a cliff with mud, stones and wood. The next two days follow a broad route by Juniper Forests where the climbers will possibly view wildlife like blue sheep and barking deer as well as experience the landscape of the Annapurna Massit to the south of them. The last two hours to the Thorung La Pass (5416m) follow a zia-zagging to Muktinath (3850m) in the Kali Gandaki Gorge. From Jomsom, they will travel back to Pokhara. The Chulu East permit surrounds both Chulu East and Chulu Far East that are climbed from the similar base camp, and high camps.
The best season for the Chulu East Peak Climbing
The best season for Chulu East Peak Climbing is from March to May (spring) and from September to November (autumn). Hence, the winter is also a great time to climb if the climbers are well prepared for the freezing climate. In the crisp and cold month of December the landscapes of the uphill are crystalline and there are fewer visitors around. The period of the tour can be extended or shortened in accordance to their liking. Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tour P Ltd will arrange each information of the Chulu East Expedition; guest house, guides, meal, as well as all the important climbing and camping gear.
Highlights of Chulu East Peak Climbing
- Excellent mix of Climbing as well as Trekking since it involves the outstanding Annapurna Circuit Trekking
- One of the tallest peaks in Nepal permitted by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
- A perfect peak to make sure for alpine capabilities
- Eye experience the unreal scenic landscapes of Mt. Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome,
- Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu and other nearby snowy peaks
- Pay a visit to Muktinath (3850m); a significant attraction location for Hindu and Buddhist visitors.