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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.

Expedition Training Course #1 2015 – 2016

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The Expedition training course that we run at ALPINE GUIDES is designed around basecamping, expedition style skills, footwork, camp management and rope skills as well as trying to get in as much movement as possible. However when the weather doesn’t play ball we often have to retreat back to huts in the Mt Cook National […]