Mera Peak (6476m) + Amphu-Labtsa Pass (5845m)
Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section administratively in Nepal's Sagarmatha Zone at 6,476 meters.
- Duration 23 Days
- Difficulty Level Medium
- Includes Equipment, Drinks, Accommodations, Food
Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section administratively in Nepal’s Sagarmatha Zone at 6,476 meters it is classified as a highest trekking peak. Mera Peak provides the 360-degree panoramic views of 5 world highest mountains over 8000m: Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho-oyu & Kanjenchunga Himal as well as many others peak in Khumbu region. For experienced climbers it is a technically straightforward ascent, the main hurdle being proper acclimatization to the high altitude. These reasons make Mera Peak a very popular destination, with many adventure tour companies offering guided trips to the mountain for clients with little or no mountaineering experience. All climbers are recommended to partake in preparative fitness and altitude training before attempting an ascent.
Amphu Labtsa pass, elevation 5,845 meters is a glaciated pass covered in serac cliffs at the head of the Honku valley. It provides a way out of the otherwise relatively isolated Honku valley. The base of the valley is at 5,000 m and has several glacial lakes including the Panch Pokhari or Five Sacred Lakes.
The Amphu Lapsa pass is crossed by mountaineers en route to Island peak or Baruntse expeditions and involves technical mountaineering. The ice and rock summit is quite exposed and provides good views of Lhotse Shar, Island Peak and the Imja Glacier. The way down