Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak ClimbingSeen from Pisang peak, the peak rises from yak pastures above the village in a uniform slope to the final summit pyramid which is an undistinguished snow and ice slope. Looked at from above Ongre the peak is a little more interesting and can be seen as a curved ridge, with face above Pisang peak being the truncated southern end of the mountain. This is made up of steeply tilted rock, the dip slope of which faces the valley and is well seen in this peak and the great rock slabs further down the valley.

The Peak obviously has a lot of scope for exploration and pioneering. The whole of the western flank, which is guarded by a hanging glacier, would appear to offer a considerable challenge, whilst a traverse of the whole summit ridge which connects to a more northern summit before curving back west looks a superb possibility. Access to the western end of the ridge however, looks problematical as the ridge is guarded by huge rock slabs, a feature on this side of the valley.

Peak Climbing Itinerary

Days 01: Drive to Bensisahar
Days 02: Trek to Bahundanda
Days 03: Trek to Chyamje
Days 04: Trek to Dharapani
Days 05: Trek to Chame
Days 06: Trek to Pisang
Days 07: Trek to Pisang base camp
Days 08: Acclimatization at Base camp
Days 09: High camp
Days 10: Summit up to Pisang peak and back to base camp
Days 11: Trek to Pisang
Days 12: Trek to Danaque
Days 13: Trek to Chyamje
Days 14: Trek to Ngadi
Days 15: Trek to Bensisahar
Days 16: Drive back to Kathmandu


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