Kusum Kanguru Peak

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  • Duration 18 Days
  • Destination Nepal
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Kusum Kanguru Peak  : (6,367m/20,883ft.)     
Area: Hinku Valley in the Everest Area.

Regarded as technically very challenging on all possible routes, Kusum Kanguru is an impressive rock and ice peak which forms the border between the Dudhkosi in the south and Hinku Valley to the north. Its name originating in Sherpa language means the Three Snow-White Gods. This climb is suggested only for participants who have enough alpine mountaineering experience. South-East Ridge.The approach to the South East Face is from the Hinku valley side. From Lukla the base camp can be reached in 5 days. The ascent route to the main summit is through the South East Face. With a base cam at 4360m, two or three high camps are required to complete the climb. North Ridge The North Ridge is approached from Monjo on the trail to Namche Bazaar. From base camp ascend steep grass and scree and finally a ramp leading to the ridge proper.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Fly Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Day 02:Trek Hinku valley to South East base camp.
  • Day 07:Acclimatization day.
  • Day 08:Climb Kusum Kangaru.
  • Day 15:Return trek to Lukla.
  • Day 18:Fly Lukla to Kathmandu.

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