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Ama Dablam is known as one of the world’s most beautiful mountains,
and is one of Nepal’s most popular climbing objectives. The
High Altitude Dreams team will attempt the classic Southwest Ridge
route, which features rock, snow and ice climbing in a spectacular
setting. It is our pleasure to provide support and logistics for
experienced and self-reliant climbers. The High Altitude Dreams
staff includes of some of the most experienced and skilled Sherpa
climbers working on the mountain today; likewise our hardworking
base camp staff is both well-trained and accommodating.
Services Provided :
- Climbing and trekking
permits, Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee, Environmental
fees and deposit
- Flight to and from
- Liaison Officer wages,
expenses and equipment.
- Local guide/base camp
manager who will accompany the team trekking to base camp &
- Sherpa climbing team, who will fix
the route, establishing three camps on the mountain and
stocking these camps with food & fuel. (Members
are expected to carry their own personal gear above base camp)
- Food, fuel, stoves
and cooking equipment on the mountain.
- North Face tents for
- On the trail Food and
- Base Camp services include a BC Coordinator with skilled kitchen staff, Dining tent, Single
tent for members, Hot water Shower and toilet facilities
|| Arrive in Kathmandu, where you
will be met at the airport by representatives of High Altitude
Dreams and transported to your hotel. Begin final preparations
and packing for the mountain.
||One last day of sightseeing and
shopping in Kathmandu.
|| Fly to Lukla (9300 feet) and trek
to Phakding (8700 feet)
|| Trek to the busy town of Namche
Bazaar (11,300 feet).
|| Rest and acclimatization in Namche
|| Trek to the renowned Thyangboche
monastery (12,700 feet).
|| Continue to the village of Pangboche
and on to Base Camp
|October 12 - October 30
|| Climbing period.
|| Trek from Base
Camp to Namche Bazaar.
|| Trek to Phakding.
|| Trek to Lukla.
|| Fly to Kathmandu.
Sherpas will establish three camps on the
Camp One at 18,000 feet, Camp Two at 19,000 feet and Camp Three
at 21,000 feet.
The Southwest Ridge of Ama Dablam is a technical climb, involving
moderate rock climbing (to 5.7 standard) and plenty of snow and ice
to 50 degrees. Much of the route will be fixed by the Sherpa team.
Services Not Provided :
- Travel to and from Nepal
- Nepal Visa
- Meals while in Kathmandu
- Staff gratuities
- Personal clothing and equipment
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Transport of personal equipment above