Namche – Acclimation

Posted by Kyajo Ri - 2019

Namche – it’s the iconic Sherpa town that you have to pass through on your way into the Khumbu region by foot  situated at 3450m it’s the first ‘must stop’ location to give your body the chance to get used to the altitude you are slowly gaining A standard way to acclimatise is not gaining […]

T.I.N This Is Nepal

Posted by Kyajo Ri - 2019

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 […]

Kyajo Ri - 2019

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.