Kwangde Ri Peak Climbing

Trip Duration 17
Max Altitude 6011m
Group Size 2-12
Best Time for Visit March to May, October to December

Trip Overview

The Kwangde Ri Peak climbing trip offers a thrilling adventure in the heart of the magnificent Himalayas. Standing tall at an elevation of 6,011 meters (19,721 feet), Kwangde Ri is also located in the Everest region of Nepal, making it an ideal destination for mountaineers seeking an exhilarating challenge. The journey begins in Kathmandu, where climbers gather to prepare for the expedition. After completing the necessary permits and equipment checks, the team also embarks on a scenic flight to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. From Lukla, the trek follows the legendary Everest Base Camp trail, showcasing breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and traditional Sherpa villages. As the trek progresses, climbers gradually ascend through diverse landscapes, including dense forests, rugged terrains, and glacial moraines. Each day also brings new wonders and rewards, with the opportunity to immerse in the local culture and interact with the friendly Sherpa people. Upon reaching the Kwangde Base Camp, climbers set up their tents and acclimatize to the high altitude. The following days involve technical climbing, requiring a good level of fitness and mountaineering skills. The ascent involves traversing steep slopes, icy ridges, and negotiating crevasses, under the guidance of experienced Sherpa guides. The summit day presents a remarkable challenge and sense of achievement. From the summit of Kwangde Ri, climbers are rewarded with awe-inspiring panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more. The sense of accomplishment and the pristine beauty of the Himalayas create memories that last a lifetime. After a successful summit, climbers descend back to Lukla, retracing their steps through the picturesque landscapes. The journey concludes with a return flight to Kathmandu, where participants can also reflect on their extraordinary adventure and celebrate their accomplishment.

Conclusion and Summary

The Kwangde Ri Peak climbing trip combines physical exertion, mental resilience, and the exploration of one of the most iconic mountain ranges in the world. It is an opportunity to challenge oneself, embrace the serenity of nature, and create unforgettable memories in the Himalayas.

 Trip Highlight

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley
  • World’s Dangerous Airport: Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla
  • Scenic Mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Walk off-the-beaten trail from Namche to Kongde
  • Incredible landscapes and panoramic views of Mount Everest and other surrounding Peaks from Kwangde Ri Peak Summit (6011m)
  • Tourist Hub Destination in Khumbu Region: Namche Bazaar
  • Pass through beautiful rhododendron forests, famous monasteries, Suspension Bridges, Waterfalls, Rivers, yak pasture lands, beautiful mountains, and rugged topography.
  • Excellent Sunrise Views from Everest View Hotel.
  • Imposes Multi Climbing Ridges
  • Spectacular views with beautiful forests, meadows, and glaciers.
  • Splendid Views of Kongde Tso Lake, A beautiful lake located near the peak, is one of the most unique lakes in Tibet.
  • Explore Various Monasteries located in the vicinity of Kongde Peak including Dzongkar Monastery and the Rongbuk Monastery.
  • One of the best adventure trekking trails in the world.
  • UNESCO World heritage site: Sagarmatha National Park
  • The authentic Sherpa cultures warm hospitality
  • Colorful prayer flags portraying spirituality
  • Biodiversity of flora and fauna including the Himalayan Tahr, red panda, snow leopard, and musk deer.
  • World Highest Airport in Nepal: Syangboche Airport
  • Experience traditional Tibetan lifestyle and architecture.
  • Climbing with our experienced Everest summiteer Sherpa guides
  • A chance to visit the Khumbu, the high altitude climbing capital of the world.


Upon your arrival in Kathmandu at 1310 meters, our team at Friendship World Trek is poised to extend a hearty welcome. Look for our representative just outside the arrival gate at Tribhuwan International Airport, easily identifiable by the company logo. We’re committed to ensuring a seamless start to your journey.

After a warm reception, we gather all tour participants for a quick luggage check before embarking on a private transportation journey to the city, approximately 25 to 30 minutes away. Upon reaching the hotel, we finalize the check-in process, ensuring your comfort is a top priority. Over a leisurely breakfast the next morning, we provide a comprehensive briefing about the exciting program awaiting you on your journey to the chosen destination.

Compared to other options, our personalized welcome, attention to detail, and commitment to customer satisfaction set us apart. Our efficient airport pickup, comfortable transportation, and thorough briefing exemplify the level of service that distinguishes Friendship World Trek in the competitive landscape.and attract discerning travelers seeking a personalized and reliable adventure experience in Kathmandu.

After having breakfast, we do Half day sightseeing around the historic Kathmandu valley in our private car or Jeep along with an experienced tour guide. We will visit the famous temples and stupas of Kathmandu valley like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath. Pashupatinath is a major Hindu pilgrimage site whereas Boudhanath and Swayambhunath have the great essence to Buddhists around the world. In the evening, we will return back to the hotel, Checking your climbing Permits and equipments required for the climb and discussing the required Information with the climbing/trekking guide.

Begin your day with an early morning rise at the hotel, fueled by a carefully packed breakfast in preparation for an exciting journey. Depart for Ramechhap (Manthali Airport) via convenient land transportation, setting the stage for an adventure that stands out among competitors. Optimize your travel experience with a short 17-minute domestic flight to Lukla at an elevation of 2710 meters, followed by a scenic 3 ½ -hour trek to the charming village of Phakding, nestled at 2610 meters. Your overnight stay at the Tribeni Lodge promises a comfortable and immersive experience, ensuring you’re well-rested for the next leg of your journey.

In comparison to other options, our itinerary blends seamless travel logistics with the thrill of exploring Lukla and Phakding, providing a distinctive edge. The concise flight duration, picturesque trek, and carefully selected accommodation at Tribeni Lodge set us apart in delivering a memorable and unparalleled adventure.

Embark on an unforgettable trek to Namche Bazaar at 3440 meters, setting the stage for an adventure that outshines competitors. Kick off the day with a hearty breakfast at the Tribeni Lodge in Phakding, ensuring you’re energized for the journey ahead.

As we traverse through picturesque villages, the trek includes a pivotal stop at the National Park checkpoint in Jorsalle. Here, a delectable lunch awaits, providing a moment of respite before we continue our ascent towards the captivating destination of Namche Bazaar.

The route unfolds with the crossing of five suspension bridges over the Dudhkosi River, creating a thrilling and scenic experience. The uphill trek takes us through Topdada and Mislung, offering breathtaking vistas along the way. Within a span of 5 ½ hours, we reach the bustling Namche Bazaar, where an overnight stay at a carefully selected lodge awaits.

Compared to competitors, our trek promises a perfect blend of adventure, scenic beauty, and well-timed breaks for nourishment.

Today is a rest day dedicated to acclimatization in Namche Bazaar. Although we will be taking it easy, it doesn’t mean you’ll be sitting still. Instead, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the vibrant alleys of Namche and allow your body to adjust to the increasing altitude. It’s a great chance to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this Sherpa market town.

During your time in Namche, we recommend indulging in the delectable treats from the renowned bakeries that dot the town. Savor the flavors of freshly baked goods, such as pastries and bread, which are a popular delight among trekkers.

In addition to strolling through Namche, you will embark on a hike to Sagarmatha National Park and Khumjung, located at an elevation of 3,790 meters. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to visit Khumjung Monastery, which is believed to house a scalp believed to be from a mythical creature known as the yeti. The monastery is steeped in local legends and offers an intriguing glimpse into the Sherpa culture.

As you continue your hike, you will also come across Hillary’s School, named after Sir Edmund Hillary, and several ancient monasteries that hold spiritual significance for the local community. The trek to Khumjung can be extended to Khunde, where you can explore further and gain insights into the Sherpa way of life.

Another highlight of the day is a visit to Syangboche Airport, one of the highest airports in the world, located at an altitude of 3,780 meters. Witness the remarkable feat of engineering that allows planes to land and take off amidst the challenging terrain of the Himalayas.

For those seeking more panoramic views of Everest, you have the option to trek to Everest View Hotel, which offers breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains, including the majestic Everest itself.

Take your time to soak in the natural beauty, cultural richness, and remarkable landmarks as you explore Namche Bazaar and its surroundings. This rest day not only helps with acclimatization but also offers unique experiences and insights into the Everest region.

Embark on a captivating trek to Thamu, an enchanting destination that promises a unique and memorable experience. Our carefully curated itinerary sets us apart from competitors, ensuring an overnight stay at a cozy lodge that adds to the charm of your journey.

Beginning the trek, you’ll be treated to stunning landscapes and the thrill of exploration. As you navigate the trail, each step unveils the natural beauty of the surroundings, creating a trekking experience that stands out in the competitive landscape.

Upon reaching Thamu, nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, you’ll settle into a carefully selected lodge for an overnight stay. Our commitment to your comfort and satisfaction is evident in the thoughtfully chosen accommodations, providing a perfect blend of coziness and immersion in the local culture.

Compared to other options, our trek to Thamu is designed to offer more than just a journey—it’s an opportunity to connect with nature and the local community.

Embark on an exhilarating trek to Kwangde Base Camp at an elevation of 4700 meters, a journey that sets us apart from competitors in providing an extraordinary highaltitude experience. As the day unfolds, you’ll be captivated by awe-inspiring landscapes, making each step a testament to the unique adventure that awaits.

Our carefully crafted itinerary ensures an overnight stay at a tent camp, strategically positioned to maximize your connection with the surrounding nature and offer an unparalleled view of the Himalayan peaks. Compared to other options, our trek to Kwangde Base Camp stands out as a thrilling exploration, promising an immersive encounter with the breathtaking beauty of the region.

As the sun sets and the night sky unveils its splendor, you’ll find comfort in our well-equipped tent camp. This experience goes beyond the ordinary, providing not just a trek but an opportunity to sleep under the stars in the heart of the Himalayas.

Prepare for an extraordinary climbing experience with our specialized Climbing Preparation Day, setting us apart from competitors. As the day unfolds, you’ll engage in comprehensive training and readiness activities, ensuring you are well-equipped for the ascent ahead.

Our carefully curated itinerary includes an overnight stay at a tent camp, strategically positioned to maximize your focus and connection with the climbing environment. This unique preparation day offers a blend of theory and hands-on training, ensuring you’re in peak condition for the climb.

Compared to other options, our Climbing Preparation Day stands out as a thoughtful and thorough approach to gearing up for the ascent. The tent camp provides a rustic yet comfortable setting, emphasizing the authenticity of the climbing experience.

Embark on an exhilarating trek to High Camp, situated at an impressive altitude of 5200 meters. Our trekking experience stands out among competitors, offering a unique journey that culminates in an unforgettable overnight stay at a tent camp.

As you ascend to High Camp, the stunning landscapes unfold, creating a trekking adventure that promises both challenges and awe-inspiring beauty. Our carefully curated itinerary ensures a seamless transition to higher altitudes, allowing you to acclimatize effectively and enjoy the journey to its fullest.

The overnight stay at our well-equipped tent camp adds a touch of adventure and authenticity to your experience. Compared to other options, our trek to High Camp is designed to provide not just a destination but a connection with the pristine mountain environment.

Embark on a daring ascent as we commence the climb from High Camp to conquer the summit of Kwangde Peak, standing proudly at 6011 meters. Our climb is meticulously planned, setting us apart from competitors with a focus on safety, expertise, and an unwavering commitment to delivering an unparalleled summiting experience.

As you ascend to the pinnacle, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking vistas and the exhilarating challenge of reaching the summit. Our experienced guides and support team ensure a seamless and secure climb, providing you with the confidence to push your limits and embrace the achievement that awaits.

Upon conquering the summit, descend with a sense of accomplishment to the Base Camp, where a well-equipped Tent Camp awaits for a comfortable and rejuvenating overnight stay. Compared to other options, our climb to the summit of Kwangde Peak is characterized by meticulous planning, experienced guidance, and a focus on creating lasting memories.

Reserved in case of bad unfavorable weather condition as contingency day if all goes well according to our plan and itinerary days enjoy leisure walk back to Lukla with time to marvel the beauty of high Khumbu valley.

Embark on an enchanting trek to Namche Bazaar, nestled at an elevation of 3440 meters. Our trekking experience stands out among competitors, promising a captivating journey that culminates in a comfortable overnight stay at a well-selected lodge.

Commencing the trek, you’ll traverse through captivating landscapes, witnessing the natural beauty that defines the Himalayan region. As we make our way to Namche Bazaar, each step unfolds a new chapter of exploration and adventure.

Upon reaching Namche Bazaar, a vibrant and bustling hub, you’ll settle into a carefully chosen lodge for a rest as overnight stay. Our emphasis on selecting accommodations that offer both comfort and immersion in the local culture sets us apart from other options.

Compared to competitors, our trek to Namche Bazaar combines the thrill of exploration with thoughtful considerations for your well-being.

Embark on the return journey as we trek back to Phakding, situated at an altitude of 2710 meters. Our trekking experience stands out, offering a picturesque and fulfilling journey that concludes with a comfortable overnight stay at the Tribeni Lodge.

As we traverse the familiar trails, you’ll have the opportunity to relish the beauty of the Himalayan landscapes once again. The descent towards Phakding unveils different perspectives of the terrain, creating a unique experience compared to the ascent.

Upon reaching Phakding, a charming village at 2710 meters, you’ll settle into the welcoming ambiance of the Tribeni Lodge for a restful overnight stay. Our commitment to providing accommodations that balance comfort and immersion in the local atmosphere sets us apart from competitors.

Compared to other options, our trek back to Phakding is designed to offer a seamless and enjoyable return journey.

Embark on the homeward leg of your trek as we journey back to Lukla, nestled at an altitude of 2800 meters. Our trekking experience distinguishes itself, offering a scenic and rewarding return that concludes with a comfortable overnight stay at a well-selected lodge.

The trail back to Lukla retraces the enchanting landscapes you’ve come to appreciate, providing a chance to revisit the natural beauty of the Himalayan region. The descent towards Lukla offers a different perspective, ensuring a unique and fulfilling experience compared to the initial ascent.

Upon reaching Lukla, a picturesque town with a welcoming atmosphere, you’ll settle into a carefully chosen lodge for a restful overnight stay. Our commitment to providing accommodations that blend comfort with the local ambiance sets us apart from competitors.

Compared to other options, our trek back to Lukla ensures a seamless and enjoyable return journey.

Experience the convenience of a swift flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, followed by a seamless direct transfer to your hotel with a comforting bed-and-breakfast arrangement. Our travel service excels in ensuring a smooth transition, setting us apart from competitors.

Upon landing in Kathmandu from the picturesque Lukla, our team facilitates a direct transfer to your chosen hotel. Whether you’re seeking a moment of relaxation or eager to explore the city, our bed-and-breakfast accommodation offers the perfect blend of comfort and convenience.

Compared to other options, our streamlined approach to the flight and transfer process ensures that you maximize your time in Kathmandu.

Indulge in the freedom of a leisurely day in Kathmandu with our exclusive offering of a free day, culminating in a comfortable overnight stay at a hotel with a delicious bed-and-breakfast arrangement. Our approach to providing flexibility and comfort sets us apart from competitors.

Enjoy the day at your own pace, whether you choose to explore the vibrant city, delve into cultural excursions, or simply unwind in the tranquil ambiance of your hotel. Our bed-and-breakfast accommodation ensures that you begin your day with a sumptuous meal, setting the tone for a day of relaxation or adventure.

Compared to other options, our commitment to offering a free day allows you the flexibility to tailor your Kathmandu experience according to your preferences.

Conclude your stay with a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, taking the time to savor the last moments of your journey. Following this, complete the check-out process, ensuring a smooth transition as you prepare for your final departure. Our commitment to a hassle-free experience extends to a 25-minute private transport service to the airport, facilitating a comfortable and timely journey to your onward destination.

Compared to other options, our meticulous approach ensures that your departure is as seamless as your entire stay.

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Start Date Price Availability

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • 3 Nights Hotels in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Flight Cost Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu (Guests+ Guide) including all airport tax
  • Kongde Peak Climbing permit
  • National Park entry Permit
  • TIMS card fee (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • All land transportation
  • All accommodation in Tea houses and tented camps as per the itinerary
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trip
  • Experienced and qualified trekking guide, cook, Sherpas (assistance guide) staff and porters services
  • Transportation, meals, accommodation, allowance, equipment and insurance for all the staff including climbing guide
  • Trekking camping equipment (tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, all kitchen gear/utensils if necessary
  • Fixed rope for climbing
  • Garbage deposit fee
  • All the official paper work and all applicable government taxes
  • Company T-shirt as a Souvenir.
  • Friendship World Trek’s Appreciation Certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell dinner with typical Nepali restaurant or Homestay

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Client’s insurance
  • Expenses other than mentioned in inclusion section above
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.
  • Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Thief or Damage and personal effects
  • Tips for Guides and Porters

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information


We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Friendship World Trek. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Kathmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Since, Kwangde Ri peak Climbing is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.

Food and Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Kathmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Friendship World Trek have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 – 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.


We believe equipment does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment’s which you most carry during the trek.


Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

Outer layers

Down vest, wind / rain proof over layer – jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge.

Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September – November) and Spring (March – May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.

Summer (June – August) and Winter (December – February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Upper Mustang Trek, Upper Dolpo Trek and Nar Phu valley Trek since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet Kailash Tour. Everest Gokyo Trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Kwangde Ri peak Climbing does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.


Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

Eco Friendly:

We only leave foot prints! Friendship World Trek is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.

Helping Hand:

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future.

Tailor-made Itinerary:

We have tailor-made program for Kwangde Ri peak Climbing. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Equipment List

Climbing Gears (Personal)

Ice axe



Tape Slings (2)

Screwgate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)

Descender/Abseil Device

Plastic Mountaineering Boots


Helmet (optional)

Climbing Gears (Group)

Snow bar


Ice Hammer

Ice Screw

Clothing (Head)

Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Clothing (Lower Body)

Under Garments

Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp


Upper Body


Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket *


Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to -30 degree centigrade and below (depends on season)

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag

Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)

Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)


Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Feminine hygiene products

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

Wet wipes (baby wipes)

Tissue /toilet roll

Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras / Luxuries


Reading book

Trail Map/Guide book

Journal & Pen


Pencils and small notebooks

Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Kwangde Ri Peak Climbing Route Map



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