BARUNTSE 7129 M (23,390 FT)
REGION: EVEREST (KHUMBU)
ALTITUDE: 7129 M
TRIP DURATION: 39 DAYS
CLIMBING PERIOD: 18 DAYS
This 7129m mountain is situated in Nepal between Everest and Makalu. Baruntse, a substantial and symmetrical snow peak, has four ridges and four summits. It is bounded on the east by the Barun Glacier flowing north-south from Cho Oyu, to the north-west by the Imja glacier and the Hunku glacier forms the south-east boundary. The three main ridges of Baruntse are situated between these glaciers and form an upturned ‘Y’ running from Cho polu (6695m) in the north past the Humni La, on to the north summit where it divides. Other well -known mountains in this area are Makalu, Lhotse, Chamlang, Everest and the trekking-peak Mera Peak Bruntse was first climbed in 30 May 1954 by Colin Todd, Geoff Harrow of the Hilary New Zealand Expedition. They have climbed the mountain by the South -East Ridge. Since then many climbers have successfully used this route.
Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu. O/N in hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu. O/N in hotel.
Day 3 Kathmandu, Briefing. O/N in hotel.
Day 4 Fly to Lukla trek to Chutanga. O/N at Camp.
Day 5 Trek to Nau Lekha. O/N in camp.
Day 6 Trek to Kothe. O/N in camp.
Day 7 Trek to Thangnak. O/N in camp.
Day 8 Trek to Khare. O/N in camp.
Day 9 Trek to Mera BC. O/N in camp.
Day 10 Trek to Seto Pokhari. O/N in camp.
Day 11 Trek to Baruntse Base camp. O/N in camp.
Day 12-30 Acclimatization & Climbing Period. O/N in camp.
Day 31 Base Camp to Seto Pokhari. O/N in camp.
Day 32 Trek to Mera BC. O/N in camp.
Day 33 Trek to Thangnag. O/N in camp.
Day 34 Trek to Kothe. O/N in camp.
Day 35 Trek to Lukla. O/N camp or lodge.
Day 36 Fly from LUKLA / KTM. O/N in hotel.
Day 37-38 Kathmandu. O/N in hotel.
Day 39 Transfer to airport for onward destination.
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