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Climbing Questions/Answers

Mountain peak climbing is technical and challenging adventure. Everest climbers need to know some basic information for the successful summit. We have some frequently asked questions with answers that gives you the idea for climbing. Read these questions/answers for your preparation before you proceed to book your trip with us.

Climbing Equipment list

Personal expedition gear and equipment's

Selecting climbing equipments plays important role in success of summiting a peak. Be preparing by knowing the necessary equipments for your climbing adventure. Quality tested and comfortable equipments is necessary for organizing and climbing a mountain peaks. Satori Adventures suggest you some necessary climbing equipments for your trip in Nepal. Check your climbing goods checklist, their brand for quality and climb without any stress.

Climbing Permit and Fees

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Peak climbing permit and fees are fixed by the Government body. Necessary permits should be taken as a permission of climbing a mountain peak. The climbing fee is based on the elevation and location area. Sometimes climbing permit and fees raises the cost of travelling budget. So read the permit fee before you confirm your climbing. Group joining trips are best to reduce your cost of travel which shares the permit fees.

Royalties Free Mountain

Government of Nepal has announced some peaks as a royalty free mountain peaks in which you can climb without paying royalties. These peaks are free for climbing. If you are willing to climb mountain peaks or want to reduce your climbing cost, these peaks are best for you. Read our list of climbing peaks without paying royalties and save your money.

Peak Open for Mountaineering

The government of Nepal has developed new policies regulating climbing and mountaineering within Nepal. At the same time new peaks were open to climbing. There are currently 326 peaks open for climbing including 20 royalty free peaks. Climbing peaks have been divided in 3 categories: A, B and C.

Trekking Peak Permit in Nepal

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has categories peaks in three different categories. The group C peaks are consider as trekking peaks. The trekking permit for climbing peaks are less than the expedition peaks.  Find the list of trekking peaks in Nepal which are open for climbing for foreigners.

Climbing Rules of Mountaineering

Nepal Mountaineering Association has conducted peak climbing rules and regulations for organizer, climbers and climbing staffs. For the environmental concern they need garbage deposit fee, permit fee, security and other funds. Read the rules before the climbing. Every members are necessary to follow the rules.

Garbage Deposit and Refund

Satori Adventures Team is always responsible to destroy or bring back the wastage / garbage of all the peak climbing and expedition operated by the company itself. The team must destroy or recycle the possible items in front of the concerned authorities of the Nepal Government in / near the mountain however the team will be responsible to bring back the garbage to Kathmandu which cannot be destroyed or recycled on the spot and shall hand over to the institution or body as directed by the Government.

Climbing Guide in Himalayas

Climbing Sherpa guide in Himalaya

Satori Adventures (P) Ltd is composed of highly experienced and qualified high altitude climbing Sherpa who have years of operating experience in Himalayan mountaineering. Our staffs of climbing sharps and porters are trained in first aid as well as basic and dvancesearch and rescue through courses that are run by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

Peak Climbing Questions/Answers - 6000 m Peaks

Q. Who can climb a 6000m trekking peak & who can obtain a climbing permit?
There is only one restriction for obtaining permits for 6000m peaks, the government of Nepal does not allow climbing permits to be issued to a climber who is below the age of 16. Beyond that restriction any climber with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a 6000 meter mountain in the Himalaya.

6000m Peaks Climbing

6000m Peaks Location in Nepal

The 6000m peaks of Nepal range in elevation from (6000m/6999m)-(19,685ft/22,962ft)

There are 297 (6000m) peaks in Nepal that are open for climbing, this includes both climbed and unclimbed peaks. Of those 297 peaks, 270 are owned by the Department of Tourism and 27 are owned by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

7000m Peaks

7000m Peaks in Nepal

There are 414 peaks open for climbing in Nepal. Of those 414 peaks there 72 (7000m/22,965ft) peaks open for climbing. The 7000m peaks of Nepal can include some of the most daunting climbing objectives that the Himalayan kingdom has to offer. There is certainly a range of difficulty from easy to challenging to keep both the novice and expert climbers busy.

8000m Peaks

8000m peaks open for climbing in Nepal

There are 414 peaks open for climbing in Nepal. Of those 414 peaks there are 8 (8000m/26,246ft) peaks located in Nepal that are open for climbing. Currently there are 14 (8000m) peaks in the world all of which are located in the Himalayan Range.