Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing, Difficulty, Equipment and Best Seasons

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing in Nepal is a magnificent peak that is situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The peak lies to the boundary within the Dudh Koshi to the south and Hinku Valley to the north. The peak was first ascended by a Japanese adventure team in autumn, 1979. The name is Kusum Kanguru originated from Tibetan, which means ‘Three Snow Peaks’. As a matter of fact, Kusum Kanguru is a complex of three summits. East Summit Kusum Kanguru 6358m, major Summit Kusum Kanguru 6367m, and the West Summit Kusum Kanguru 5579m.

Difficult and demanding trekking peaks in Nepal

The entire complex contains five main ridges of which the north face of the major summit is the most beautiful and also famous amidst the climbers. Moreover, Kusum Kanguru Peak is renowned for being one of the most difficult and demanding trekking peaks in Nepal.

Climbing the significant summit of Kusum Kanguru is very hard through many technical parts. It requires a high level of climbing experience and dedication. Kusum Kanguru peak climbing is the best choice for those who are searching for a limitless climbing expedition amidst the world’s towering high peaks.

The most famous towering Himalayas in the globe

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing through Khojnu begins in Kathmandu. The climbers will then travel to Lukla by taking a scenic flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla, the climbers will begin their trek on the significant Everest Base Camp route and move against Monjo. From Monjo the route moves east-south passing by the major EBC route.

The climbers will trek by Tuli Kharka and move to Thangna. With suitable acclimatization days, they will carry on their trek to the Base Camp and forward to High Camp. In addition, the climb of Kusum Kanguru summit is difficult and challenging. It is very significant that they follow the instruction of the experienced climbing guides. Moreover, they will also overcome many specific parts and move against the summit of Kusum Kanguru at 6367 meters. Once at the maximum height of the summit they are also regarded with beautiful landscapes of the world’s towering mountains. It involves Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse.

After spending quality time at the maximum height they will descend from the similar trail and reiterate their steps back to Lukla. Their unforgettable and adventuresome climb of Kusum Kanguru Peak through Khojnu completes with a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.

Equipment needed to climb Mountains in Nepal

1. Clothing
Thermal Base Layers – Tops and Bottoms
Heavy Base Layers
Trekking Pants
Hard-shell pants
Down Pant
T-shirts – Short and long sleeve
Mid Layer Top
Insulated Jacket
Hard-shell Jacket
Down Jacket/Parka
2. Footwear:
Double-layer insulated mountaineering boots for climbing
Hiking boots (Full and waterproof) for approach
lightweight shoes for camp and around town
Wool/Synthetic socks
Liner socks

3. Handwear:
Liner gloves
Mid-weight gloves
Down mittens

4. Headwear:
Cap/Sun Hat
Warm wool/Synthetic Hat
Eye Wear (Full coverage around eyes and nose)
Ski Goggles
5. Climbing Gears
Ice Axe with a waist leash
Mountaineering Crampons
Lightweight Mountaineering Harness
Carabiners (2 Screwgate and 2 Snapgate)
Belay Device(ATC Guide or Figure 8)
Prussik /Accessory Cord

6. Backpacking
Small pack (35-40 litres) with rain cover
Waterproof duffel bag
Padlocks for the duffel bag

7. Accessories
Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 litre each with insulation cover
Trekking poles
Headlamp: 200-300 lumens with spare batteries
Power bank/Solar Charger
Universal adapter
Pocket knife

8. Hygiene and first aid
Skincare (Maximum SPF sunscreen and lip balm)
Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Soap, Moisturizer
Hand Sanitizer
Toilet paper and wet wipes
Personal first aid kit (Include personal prescriptions, high altitude medications, painkillers, first-aid tape, band-aids etc.)
Water treatment

9. Others
Comfort Foods (Bring snacks and foods you like to munch)
Travel clothes to wear in Kathmandu
Sleeping bag (-20 degrees sleeping bag)
Inflatable mattress

Other information about Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing

Kusum Kanguru on the other hand is called Kusum Kangguru, Kusum Khaguru, Kusum Kang, Kusum Khanggu. Kusum Kanguru, 6369 meters, influencing the southern end of Charpati Himal divides the valley of the Dudh Koshi from the upper reaches of Hinku Drangka. Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing is best shaped for those who have sufficient alpine climbing experience.

For climbing this peak the climbers are required to follow the Everest Base Camp trail. From Lukla to Monjo the climbers follow famous route of Everest. The altitude of this peak is 6367m and there are two approaches to this climb. The climbers trek by the forest of rhododendron and pine. One can also visit different kinds of vegetation and animals.

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing was launched as a climbing trekking peak in Nepal under the Ministry of Nepal Tourism Board. It is situated at Mahalangur range in Everest region at Solukhumbu district. It is one of the famous expedition route of Nepal that provides best chance to visit an awe-motivating beautiful mountains views like Everest, Makalu, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and Khangtege and also experience the Sherpa ethnic and their living style and culture.

Some peaks of Nepal are regarded as one of the easier peaks to climb but some are proportionately difficult to summit. Kusum Kanguru peak climbing is specifically regarded as one of the most difficult routes in Nepal. So, it is recommended only for those climbers who have ideas and experience in alpine mountain climbing. Kusum Kanguru Peak is an exceptional rock and ice peak that creates the boundary within the Dhudhkosi in the south section and Hinku valley to the North section.

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