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Baruntse and Mera Peak Expedition

Baruntse

Join Crew Treks on this exciting expedition to climb Baruntse and Mera Peak

Baruntse (7,162m/23,497ft) is a mountain in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal, surrounded by four peaks and bounded on the south by the Hunku Glacier, on the east by the Barun Glacier, and on the northwest by the Imja Glacier.
The scenery is immense, Baruntse Mountain sits smack in the middle of Himalayan Giants Everest, Makalu, Ama Dablam and Peak 38

Mera Peak (6,476m/21,247ft) is a mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal's Sagarmatha Zone, Solukhumbu District. Yes, at 6,476 metres it is still classified as a trekking peak.

One thing we ask you is to be fit! Be in the best shape you can be!

Baruntse and Mera Peak Expedition:
Sep 28-Oct 29th 2019 Price: $7,500

Mera Peak Climb Only:
Sep 28-Oct 18 2019 Price: $3,500

Leader/Guide: TBD

Baruntse and Mera Peak Itinerary:

Day 1 Sep 28 Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2 Sep 29 Briefing and gear checks in Kathmandu

Day 3 Sep 30 Fly to Lukla and trek to Puiyan (2,800m)

Day 4 Oct 01 Trek to Pangom (2,800m)

Day 5 Oct 02 Trek to Nashi Dingma (2,600m)

Day 6 Oct 03 Trek to Chalem Kharka (3,600m)

Day 7 Oct 04 Acclimatisation day at Chalem Kharka (3,600m)

Day 8 Oct 05 Trek to Chunbu Kharka (4,200m)

Day 9 Oct 06 Trek into the Hinku valley near Kote (3,600m)

Day 10 Oct 07 Trek to Tagnag (4,400m)

Day 11 Oct 08 Acclimatisation day in Tagnag (day walk)

Day 12 Oct 09 Trek to Khare (5,000m)

Day 13 Oct 10 Acclimatisation and glacial skills practice day.

Day 14 Oct 11 Climb to Mera la (5,300m)

Day 15 Oct 12 Climb to High Camp (5,800m)

Day 16 Oct 13 Climb to Mera Peak summit and back down to Kongma Dingma

Day 17 Oct 14 Kongma Dingma to Seto Pokhari 5,050m

Day 18 Oct 15 Seto Pokhari to Baruntse BC 5,550

Day 19 Oct 16 Rest and finish seting up BC

>Day 20 Oct 17 C-1 carry 6,100m

Day 21 Oct 19 Rest at BC

Day 22 Oct 20 Climb to C-1 6,100m

Day 23 Oct 21 Climb to C-2 6,400m

Day 24 Oct 22 Summit Baruntse 7,129m back to BC

Day 25 Oct 23 Contingency Day

Day 26 Oct 24 Contingency Day

Day 27 Oct 25 Contingency Day

Day 28 Oct 26 Trek over Amphu Lapcha Pass overnight at Dingboche

Day 29 Oct 27 Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 30 Oct 28 Trek to Lukla

Day 31 Oct 29 Fly back to Kathmandu

Mera Peak Itinerary:
 

Day 1 Sep 28 Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2 Sep 29 Briefing and gear checks in Kathmandu

Day 3 Sep 30 Fly to Lukla and trek to Puiyan (2,800m)

Day 4 Oct 01 Trek to Pangom (2,800m)

Day 5 Oct 02 Trek to Nashi Dingma (2,600m)

Day 6 Oct 03 Trek to Chalem Kharka (3,600m)

Day 7 Oct 04 Acclimatisation day at Chalem Kharka (3,600m)

Day 8 Oct 05 Trek to Chunbu Kharka (4,200m)

Day 9 Oct 06 Trek into the Hinku valley near Kote (3,600m)

Day 10 Oct 07 Trek to Tagnag (4,400m)

Day 11 Oct 08Acclimatisation day in Tagnag (day walk)

Day 12 Oct 09Trek to Khare (5,000m)

Day 13 Oct 10 Acclimatisation and glacial skills practice day.

Day 14 Oct 11 Climb to Mera la (5,300m)

Day 15 Oct 12 Climb to High Camp (5,800m)

Day 16 Oct 13 Mera High Camp to Summit [6,461m/21,1907ft] and back to Khare [5045m/16,547ft]: 8-9 hrs

Day 17 Oct 14 Reserve day for Contingency

Day 18 Oct 15 Khare to Kothe [3600m/11808ft]: 4-5 hrs

Day 19 Oct 16 Kothe to Thuli Kharka: 5-6 hrs

Day 20 Oct 17 Thuli Kharka to Lukla: 6-7 hrs

Day 21 Oct 18 Fly to Kathmandu

*Either Intinerary: We can save additional 3 days by flying helicopter from Dingboche to Luka (additional cost $500 per person and can be arranged in Khatmandu)

PRICE INCLUDES:

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Flight and Visa info:

Mera Peak

-The Best way to fly to Kathmandu (KTM) is from the West Coast of The United States. There are multiple Chinese Airlines offering round trip fares from $500-$700 Sometimes, Turkish Airlines, Emirates or Quatar Airlines have good options using their Middle East hubs.

-Nepali tourist visa can be obtained hassle free on arrival in Kathmandu; currently, the fee for 60 day visa is $40
Please have 2 passport photos and exact change redily available.

 

Insurance

Crew Treks strongly recommends that you enroll with Global Rescue prior to embarking on this trip. Please click on the link below for details and quotes.
The prices are reasonable and the signup process is simple.
https://www.globalrescue.com/partner/crewtreks/
We strongly encourage everyone to purchase travel insurance, which covers trip cancellation, interruption, delay, baggage loss or delay, medical expenses, etc.
Travel insurance offers the best possible protection if you have a sudden, unexpected illness or injury prior to or when traveling.
Here are some useful links:
http://www.travelguard.com
http://www.travelexinsurance.com/quote/?nc=1

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Call 206-227-3788

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Deposit for Mera Peak ($500)

 

Final Payment for Mera Peak ($3000)

 


Baruntse and Mera Peak Expedition Deposit ($500)

 

Baruntse and Mera Peak Expedition Final Payment ($7000)