As usual, trips, expeditions and expectations need to be flexible when you have planned to do something in Nepal. You may often hear people who have visited Nepal on a regular basis say the phrase T I N – meaning that you can expect everything and anything to change and that things just may simply […]
Final prep is now underway. The Jeep is here and gear is getting loaded for the journey to Khalkot today. Due to changes and upgrades with the KTM Airport this season all flights to Lukla are going Via Ramachapp Its always an adventure. 12 Days of acclimatization starts tomorrow More to come later
In the post-monsoon of 2016 Vertical Resources will be running an expedition to the SW Ridge of CHOLATSE.
Located between the Upper Khumbu and Gokyo Valleys, the SW Ridge of Cholaste is a technical climb with the summit standing at 6440m. Whilst no longer classified as a expedition peak it is a serious undertaking with a glacial approach and exposed Ridge Climbing.
The mountain will be climbed expedition style with fixed ropes. Unlike other peaks like Ama Dablam, Cholaste is uncrowded.