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Imja Tse (Island Peak) 

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Everest summit from the South Summit.

Description 

The highest chunk of land on the planet.

Getting There 

Fly to Kathmandu, then get local transport into the area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.3 miles from here

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Featured Route For Everest Region
Headwall Before Fals Summit ~19,000. January 1, 20...

South Face Easy Snow  Asia : Nepal : ... : Imja Tse (Island Peak)
From basecamp at ~16,500, the climb begins with a series of switchback traverses past high camp at ~18,000ft on a relatively well packed trail. There is then a short section of 3rd class scrambling up narrow gullies which begins just above high camp, and there were occasional 4th class moves, but was pretty much hiking on stable rock for the majority of the approach. Eventually, well above high camp you reach a very short ridge traverse of a few hundred feet before you hit glacier, snow, and h...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Everest Region Slideshow Add Photo
Makalu from the east.
Makalu from the east.
Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse from 19,000 feet at Pum...
Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse from 19,000 feet at Pum...
Three local lads....
Three local lads....
A couple of locals with the Everest group behind.
A couple of locals with the Everest group behind.
Mani stones in the Himalaya foothills....
Mani stones in the Himalaya foothills....
Mt. Everest sunrise from Lhotse. Photo by Mike Mon...
Mt. Everest sunrise from Lhotse. Photo by Mike Mon...
Everest, South Col Route, Camp 2 below the Lhotse ...
Everest, South Col Route, Camp 2 below the Lhotse ...
Reinhold Messner atop Mt. Everest after his histor...
Reinhold Messner atop Mt. Everest after his histor...

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By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
May 20, 2009
Wow, who is going to add Chomolungma?
By Rune Bennike
From: Copenhagen, Denmark
Jan 13, 2011
Hi. Cool that someone is collecting some topo-info on Nepal. In the Khumbu (Everest) region there are two more major rock climbing spots: Thame Teng (of which I have made a topo here: 27crags.com/crags/thame-teng) and a wall above Samde a small outcrop of the village Thamo (not Thame!). The Samde wall is absolutey stunning and, more importantly at that elevation, south facing. So it has great potential. There are approximately 12 routes on the face at the moment, but potential for a lot more good-looking routes up to something like 200m. If someone is interested in bolting some routes or doing some trad FAs then that would be a good place to go.
By Hannahlily
From: Tempe, AZ
Apr 22, 2014
The link to your topo won't work - would you mind re posting?
By Rune Bennike
From: Copenhagen, Denmark
Dec 15, 2014
27crags.com/crags/thame-teng
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