Mt Ganesh Himal I  7429m

Mt Ganesh Himal I 7429m

Ganesh Him?l  is a sub-range of the Himalayas located mostly in north-central Nepal, but some peaks lie on the border with Tibet. The Trisuli Gandaki valley on the east separates it from the Langtang Himal; the Budhi (Buri) Gandaki valley and the Shyar Khola valley on the west separate it from the Sringi Himal and the Mansiri Himal (home of Manaslu, the nearest 8000m peak).The range lies about 70 km north-northwest of Kathmandu.

The highest peak in the range is Yangra (Ganesh I), 7,422 m (24,350 ft). There are three other peaks over 7000 metres plus some fourteen others over 6000 metres.[Ganesh Himal enjoys great vertical relief over nearby valleys, particularly Ganesh NW (see below), being closest to the Shyar Khola.

The name for the range comes from the Hindu deity Ganesha, usually depicted in the form of an elephant. In fact, the south face of Pabil (Ganesh IV) slightly resembles an elephant, with a ridge that is reminiscent of an elephant's trunk.

Names and elevations for this range differ from source to source; see the notes below the table. The least ambiguous way to refer to the different peaks would be "Ganesh NW", etc., but this is not the standard practice in the literature for this range.

 

 

Mt. Ganesh Himal Expedition, a subordinate range of the Himalayan mountain range in Nepal, lies between the Budhi Gandaki and Trisuli valleys, north West of Kathmandu and western range of Langtang Himal. Some of the peaks of Mount Ganesh Himal lie on the border with Tibet. The peaks are without the height of more than 7429meter but Ganesh Himal is vertically located over the nearby valleys, especially Ganesh I & Ganesh II. The highest peak in Ganesh Himal is Ganesh I-7429m which is called (Yangra).

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Prepare for expedition in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Expedition briefing.

Day 04: Drive to Arughat  & Liding.

Day 05: Liding - Khorla Besi.

Day 06: Khorla Besi – Jagat.

Day 07: Jagat - Lokpa  2240m.

Day 08: Lokpa  – Phedi.

Day 09: Phedi – Domje 2450m.

Day 10: Domje – Landan Khark 3700m.

Day 11: Landan - Ganesh Himal B.C. 4800m.

Day 12-25: Climbing Ganesh Himal 1- 7429m.

Day 26: Ganesh Himal B.C. - Gumba Lungdan.

Day 27: Gumba Lungdan – Dhampa Gompa.

Day 28: Dhampa Gompa – Lokpa.

Day 29-32: Return trek to Ahrughat via Jagat   -Khorla Besi and Liding.  

Day 33: Drive from Ahru Ghat-Kathmandu.

Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 35: Transfer to airport for Final Departure.

Expedition Price: from US$ 10,000.00 per person

Cost Includes:

  1.  Hotel in Ktm.  on  bed & Breakfast
  2. Climbing Permit 
  3. Food and fuel supply  
  4.  Guide, cook, helper
  5. Land Transportation as per Itinerary
  6. Porter from and to  Base camp
  7. Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer & staff
  8. Life, medical & rescue Insurance for Nepali staff & Liaison officer
  9. 1 tent for 2 people for trekking & 1 tent for 1 climber in base camp
  10. Dining tent, toilet tent, store tent, table & chair for expedition
  11. Emergency Oxygen -Mask & regulator (use pay it)
  12. Satellite phone (Pay calls)
  13. Welcome dinner with song & dance

Cost Excludes:

  1. Personal expenses
  2. Lunch, dinner in Kathmandu 
  3. Willkie Talkie permit
  4. Personal Satellite phone permit
  5. Fixed rope
  6. Bar & beverage Bills
  7. Tips for staff
  8. Garbage deposit USD 3000 (Sharing of the total person) and deposit.

 

Note: - Fee will be not refunded if the climber doesn’t take back their garbage.

The following basic equipment checklist should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment down to a minimum. NB. This is just a check-list. We are not asking you to bring everything on this list; much will depend on personal preference. As a general rule, cyclists will need similar clothing to trekkers. The one additional (essential) item is good quality padded cycling shorts (loose and baggy, as previously discussed).

  1. Cycling helmet
  2. Fleece headband (to keep your ears warm)
  3. Lightweight long sleeved thermal shirt
  4. Lightweight windproof biking jacket
  5. T-shirts (3)
  6. Padded cycling shorts - baggy style
  7. Underwear (4 pairs)
  8. Lightweight trekking boots
  9. Sandals
  10. Camelbak or 2 x 1 litre water bottles & cages
  11. Sleeping bag
  12. Small padlock & spare keys
  13. Toiletries
  14. Thermarest
  15. Sunglasses
  16. Fingerless biking gloves
  17. Waterproof (breathable) jacket
  18. Fleece jumper (eg Polartec 200)
  19. Light weight ‘trekking style’ pants
  20. Warm cycling tights
  21. Socks (4 pairs)
  22. Cycling shoes
  23. Spare laces
  24. Small towel
  25. First aid kit (See first Aid medicine above)
  26. Head lamp eg. Petzl Zoom (spare bulb & battery)
  27. 4 large plastic bags (for keeping items dry in kitbag)

In addition to the checklists for general and trekking equipment above, and depending on the trip you have chosen, various items of mountaineering equipment may also be required, eg:

  1. Plastic boots and crampons (preferably step-in bindings) with front points.
  2. Mountaineering harness.
  3. Mountaineering ice-axe (60-75cms long depending on your height and personal preference.)
  4. 120cms (4ft) climbing sling and two locking carabineers
  5. Telescopic ski-sticks (optional)
  6. Prussik loops
  7. Climbing helmet (optional)

Most if not all of this equipment will be needed for any trip that crosses steep, snow-covered ground, or which includes sections of glacier travel. Our recommendation that you take no more than 15 kilos (33 pounds) of trekking equipment does not include your plastic boots, ice axe, crampons or harness/carabineers. (During the trek, climbing hardware will be carried separately from your personal trek bag, in group bags until needed).

Year

Spring                         

Autumn

2016

03rd April- 07th May 2016

11th Sep-  15th Oct 2016

2017

02nd April- 06th May 2017

10th  Sep-14th Oct  2017

2018

01st April- 05th May  2018

09th  Sep-13th Oct .2018

 

Trip Facts

 Altitude: 7,429m

Duration: 35 Days

Best Season:

September to Oct  &  April to May

Grade: Diffivult

 

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