Trip Introduction

Shisha Pangma is the fourteenth-highest mountain in the world and, at 8,014 m (26,289 ft), regarded as one of the youngest and lovely mountains. His standard route ascends via the northwest face and northeast ridge and face (“Northern Route”), and boasts relatively easy access, with vehicle travel possible to base camp at 5,000 m. Routes on the steeper southwest face are more technically demanding and involve 2,200 m of ascent on a 50-degree slope, necessary line is fixed and placed on the steeper or crevasses section, expedition start with cultural journey through Zangmu & Nyalam, we fixed our base camp at the altitude of 5000 m and we use yaks to fixed advance base camp at 6300 m. After few days acclimatize and preparing for climbing we fixed Camp I (6730 m), Camp II (7045 m) and we fixed last camp Camp III (7400 m) before ascending to the summit.

 

Trip Itinerary

Fixed Departure

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What is included


  • 5 Nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast tourist standard
  • Expert professional Nepalese expedition crews like Cook, Kitchen boy, ABC
  • guide & mountaineering gears till to the ABC Dining tent, Table, Chairs,
  • toilet tent & Kitchen tent are provided; and our staff get all expedition facilities from our office itself.
  • Tibet visa & Travel Permit for the expedition staff
  • Full board hotel in route to Tibet side Zhangmu, Nyalam & Tingri (bed & breakfast, Lunch, dinner)
  • Base Camp – Advance Base Camp 1 tent for 1 person (North Face brand or similar)
  • Per person’s (30 KG) Load is carried by the Yak till to the from BC-ABC
  • Per person’s (20 KG) Load is carried by the Yak on the way back to ABC to the BC
  • Kathmandu – Zhangmu – Base Camp – Zhangmu (vice versa) are provided the Mini bus or Jeep for the members & Truck for the equipment + expedition food carrying
  • Climbing permit for Shishapangma 8014 meter
  • If join Trekker or BC – ABC member includes all services
  • Cook and Helper permit fee USD 3000 each staff is includes.
  • One Senior climbing Guide and supporting climbing Sherpa
  • Tibet Visa for member + Nepali staff
  • Liaison officer & Interpreter
  • Nepalese staff life & medical insurance
  • ABC – Oxygen for Emergency but if use and pay it
  • Welcome dinner typical Nepali restaurant

What is not included


  • Air or land travel to and from Kathmandu.
  • Laundry, telephone calls, all other items of personal nature.
  • Entry visa and Re-entry visa for Nepal.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Medical and rescue insurance.
  • Personal Climbing equipment,
  • Bar bills & Beverage.
  • Medicine and first aid expenses
  • Personal Oxygen and Mask Regulator
  • Tips for Expedition staff
  • Emergency rescue jeep incase needed
  • Extra yak USD 150 & carrying load 40 KG
  • Rescue Jeep Cost
  • Any extra expenses

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What to Expect

Highlights of Shishapangma Expedition

  • 6th highest of the fourteen 8,000 meter peaks.
  • Clear view of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Friendship.
  • Most experienced expedition operator in the Himalaya.
  • Experienced staff, quality ABC arrangements.
  • Safe climbing route.
  • Excellent preparation for Everest.
  • Semi-technical climbing.

Equipment List

Utmost Adventure has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.

Your document to travel to Nepal and Tibet:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards)
Utmost Adventure will organize your visa, travel permit for Tibet and expedition permit for Mt. Everest North Ridge.

Personal Climbing gear:
Harness: A climbing harness should be lightweight and fully adjustable. Easy to put on and take off.
Ice axe: General mountaineering axe. Should be light and easy to use.
Crampons: It must fit boot perfectly and lighter is better.
Carabineers: Two large locking “pear” shaped 4 regular mountaineering carabineers
Prussik cord: You can use in many situation, carry couple more.
Ascenders: One left or right hand orientation, does not matter (Petzl)
Rappel device: Figure 8, ATC or similar. Very important to devices for descending.
Ascender / Jhumar: Must be comfortable to be use with gloves.
Helmet: It is very important to use while crossing areas through rock fall, ice cliff. Better light weight.
Walking pool: Adjustable types are the best, it will be very much helpful while walking through snow field or rocky trail.

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles
Toiletries
Small wash towel
Rain coat

Personal Clothing items.

Head:
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body:
T-shirts
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)

Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:
Underwear
Hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feets:
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get asunburn
Anti-mosquito cream;
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel

Medical Supplies:
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Earplugs
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.

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