Himlung Expedition 2019

Published Date: June 30, 2019

Himlung Expedition 2019

 

Summited Mt. Himlung on 27th October, 2018 

 

Mt Himlung (7126m) is a precise mountaineering expedition & real adventure. Mt. Himlung lies to the northeast of Annapurna Range with an aspiring height of 7,126m.This Mountain, which lies in a secluded area of Nepal borders with Tibet. The paths are combined with towering peaks and goes through glaciers secluded villages with diverse cultures, Gompas, Stupas, Mani Wall, Apple farm   and Red Fine forests. This region is still a restricted area due to which all climbers are required to get a special restricted area and climbing permit to enter.

Our trip started on 10th October, 2018; a blue-sky and warm day in the mountain. There were four guests in total; two Polish, a couple from Germany and there were Base Camp Manager, two Mountaineering Sherpa’s (Himlung summitters), a cook, two helpers ( kitchen boy ) and 16 donkeys to take food and gear up to Base Camp.

Base Camp Manager: Dawa Sherpa was the Base Camp manager of Mt Himlung expedition, autumn 2018. Mr. Dawa, expertise in Mountain Guide and Base Camp Manger, he has good command over English language and has 28 years of guiding experience in the Himalaya of Nepal and Tibet. He carefully takes his duty how to set everything (Camp 1, Camp 2 and to Summit). Two Sherpa guide will support the guests above Base Camp for management up to the summit.

 

Mountaineering Sherpa Guide: Chhewang Sherpa  has lots of enthusiasm to climb mountains. He already have sumitted Mt. Everest (8848m); two times from Nepal side and three times from Tibet, Lhotse (8516m);  normal route 1 time, Mt Himlung (7126m) 5 times and Ama Dablam (6812m) two times. Mr. Sherpa is a strong and energetic staff of our company who supports his clients in peak climbing in his best possible manner. Also, he’s been working as a Mountaineering guide with Annapurna Foothills Treks since 2014. 

Mountaineering Sherpa Guide: Mr. Ngawa Sherpa is a radical mountaineering guide, He's summitted Mt.Everest (8848m1 time) Barunste (7129m 1 time), Himlung (7126m two times),  Mera Peak (6476m 15 times), Island Peak (6189m 10 times), Lobuche Peak (6119m 5 times) and other 6000m above peaks. His English is good enough for communication with clients all during climbing.

 

 

Cook (Chef):  Pasang Sherpa is an expert in cooking for Expedition and campings. He was born in Taksindu-06, Solukhumbu, in 1965. Mr. Sherpa took Cook training course from Nepal Academy of Tourism & Hotel Management (NATHM)   and has been working as a well experienced cook wilderness since 2000. He’s now joined to Annapurna Foothills Treks as a professional Trekking Cook.

 

Porters (Ngima and Dawa Jangbu): Porters in general, don’t speak that much English but they are helpful and sincere. Porters are strong people mostly from mountain villages who are used to carrying heavy loads.

 

Moment to Remeber 

 

 


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