Pisang Peak Climbing

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.

Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary
Days 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu; transfer to the Hotel
Days 02 : Sight seeing around Kathmandu valley
Days 03 : Drive to Bensisahar
Days 04 : Trek to Bahundanda
Days 05 : Trek to Chyamje
Days 06 : Trek to Dharapani
Days 07 : Trek to Chame
Days 08 : Trek to Pisang
Days 09 : Trek to Pisang base camp
Days 10 : Acclimatization at Base camp
Days 11 : High camp
Days 12 : Summit up to Pisang peak and back to base camp
Days 13 : Trek to Pisang
Days 14 : Trek to Danaque
Days 15 : Trek to Chyamje
Days 16 : Trek to Ngadi
Days 17 : Trek to Bensisahar
Days 18 : Drive back to Kathmandu

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