Book This TripShishapangma Expedition (8,046m)

Duration: 36 Days
Trip Grade: Advanced
Best Season: April - May, Sept - Oct
Route: The North West (normal route)

Shishpangma (8,046m) was first climbed by Chinese in 1964 and is located in central Himalaya and lies totally within Tibet. Our Base Camp route picks up from Nyalam, 33km from the Nepal/Tibet border, up to the Chinese Base Camp at an altitude of about 5,000m and Advance Base Camp at an altitude of 5,400m. Yaks will transport our expedition gears from Base Camp to Advance Base Camp. Three further camps will be set up after Advance Base Camp to the summit.

ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive to Zangmu (Tibet border).

Day 04: Drive to Nyalam.

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Nyalam.

Day 06: Drive to Chinese Base Camp.

Day 07-10: Trek to Advance base camp.

Day 11-32: Climbing period of Shishapangma. The strategy of our expedition is to set up two more camps, camp 1 at 6,730m and Camp 2 at 7,045m while we acclimatize for our summit bid. After spending night at 7,045m we will descend to ABC. At ABC we will rest for approximately 5 days depending on the weather. From ABC we will start our summit push and climb to Camp 1, Camp 2 and then establish Camp 3 at 7,400m. From Camp 3 we will make our final push to the summit. On the summit day we start at 1:00 a.m. We should be able to summit between 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. We will return down to Camp 3 or Camp 2 for the night. Next day we will descend down to ABC.

Day 33: Final packing at ABC.

Day 34: Return to the Base Camp.

Day 35: Drive to Nyalam/Zangmu. Go through the immigration.

Day 36: Drive to Kathmandu.

Mountain Safety:
Mountain safety is our top priority at climb High. We will maintain a continual communication with base camp through radios. Climb High will also provide you with Gamo bag (Portable Altitude Chamber bag) and oxygen in case of any emergency (for medical purpose only). Our Shishapangma Expedition is supported by strong and experienced Sherpa's who have been on Shishapangma several times. Our Experienced guide and Sherpa's will, stock camps, fix ropes and provide support for the climb. This enables you to carry lighter weight and save your strength when you go for the summit bid. Climb High's support, equipment and service are high quality in order to give you an outstanding chance to summit.

Our Objectives:
Our main objective is to help you summit Shishapangma safely and at the same time enjoy it also. In order to achieve our goal we will ensure you that you are properly prepared for the summit bid. On your request Climb High runs a variety of mountaineering courses as a Shishapangma training program.

It is also important to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude problems and to keep yourself healthy and fit. Climb High will make sure that you are properly acclimatized before you reach the base camp. We will start our acclimatization process to our highest acclimatization camp which is camp 3.

Food:
Our food for the mountain is well prepared by our specially trained cooks in order to give you the best balanced diet of fruit, green vegetables and lot's of carbohydrates and proteins. Our cooks have undergone cooking trainings and can prepare you any food even at such high altitudes. We also make sure that they are prepared hygienically as we don't want any one of our clients to feel sick. In addition there will be plenty of hot drinks, soups, tea and biscuits to eat.

How do i book my climb:
Please send us your climbing resume either through regular mail or email alongwith a US$ 1,000 as a deposit. Our Postal address is: Acclimatize Nepal, P.O. Box 20589, Kathmandu, Nepal.

We run two types of expeditions:
1. Full services
2. Basic climbing services up to Base camp and advance base camp.
For cost contact us.

Additional service if required:

  1. Extra climbing Sherpa: US$ 3,000.
  2. POISK 4 liter Oxygen: US$ 450.
  3. Mask set: US$ 360 (purchase); US$ 150 (hire).
  4. Personal satellite phone: US$ 700 (royalty only).
  5. Lhasa extension: US$ 800 per person (including air fare).