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Nepal Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 29,000'
Location: 27.703, 85.2979 View Map  Incorrect?
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Nepal is a magic country. The Himalaya are enough to create an indelible impression on anyone, regardless of whether they are a climber or not. The entire country is traversed by some of the highest peaks in the world up to and exceeding 8000m.

The real story in Nepal is the people. Perhaps some of the most treasured moments any traveller to Nepal has is the encounters and friendships shared with these diverse and wonderful people.

(Please contact me if you'd like to write a better description. I am just trying to keep the areas hierarchically organized)

Getting There 

Nepal may be reached by land from India or China and by Plane into Kathmandu typically from Delhi or Bangkok.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

31 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Nepal

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Nepal:
South Face        Alpine, 1 pitch, 3800'   Sagarmatha National Park : Imja Tse (Island Peak)
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Featured Route For Nepal
Rock Climbing Photo: Masha Gordon from Masha Gordon collection

Southwest Ridge WI2+ M3-4 A1-2  Asia : Nepal : ... : Cholatse
From Base Camp head towards Cholatse up a wide gulley to Crampon Point (16,950 feet). From here you can look down on the glacier, and plan your route towards the headwall to Camp One. Slide down loose sand and rocks for a couple hundred feet, and begin crossing the moraine (boulders section) until you reach the glacier on the other side. Do not skirt to far to the left as the hanging serac on the West wall is active. Navigate across the glacier being wary of crevasses. Placing wands will be help...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Nepal Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Ganesh Himals.
The Ganesh Himals.
Rock Climbing Photo: Makalu
Rock Climbing Photo: Voytek Kurtyka on the east face of Dhaulagiri, Nep...
Voytek Kurtyka on the east face of Dhaulagiri, Nep...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bouldering in a tiny village in Achham, Far Wester...
Bouldering in a tiny village in Achham, Far Wester...
Rock Climbing Photo: The backside of the Annapurna range.
The backside of the Annapurna range.

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