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Roped up for the glacier crossing

Mera and Island Peaks - Into the Heart of the Khumbu

Summiting two fabulous mountains and crossing an exciting col adds up to an extraordinary journey through the Everest region.

Alpine Climbing, Hiking Easy, Moderate, Difficult

Roped up for the glacier crossing
Roped up for the glacier crossing Photo: Charlie Boscoe


Truly one of the World's classic mountain expeditions, this trip should be on any hiker's bucket list.

There are sections of alpine climbing on the trip but none of the mountaineering is technically difficult and the skills required to complete this expedition are attainable for anyone fit and willing to learn.

The journey begins at the famous airstrip in Lukla and from there the legendary mountains just keep coming. You'll summit 2 of them and get clear views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalua and Kangchenjunga, as well as many lesser known but equally beautiful peaks.

The trip here is shown as 15 days but once acclimatisation days have been factored in, count on taking 3 weeks to complete this wonderful adventure.

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