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Yes, taking photographs is allowed during peak climbing in Nepal except for some cases.
Due to high altitude, altitude sickness and similar problems might arise during peak climbing in Nepal but with proper acclimatization and guidance, you can easily tackle it.
Well, it is better to have previous climbing experience but for some of the easiest and moderate peak climbing, you don’t necessarily need any past experience for peak climbing in Nepal.
In Nepal, the weather is mild and almost cold around the regions of Peak climbing.
Except for child, there is no age limit for peak climbing in Nepal if you are fit enough physically and mentally to cope with the challenges during peak climbing.
Nepal is the only country in the world which is blessed with voluminous peaks which is the reason it is often considered as the home of the mountains. Well, there are 1,310 identified Himalayan peaks over 6000m including 8 out of 14 highest peaks in the world which makes it the ultimate destination for everyone to go for trekking, mountaineering and climbing activities.
Since peak climbing is an adventure related activities and it is somehow challenging and risky as well, you would be requiring insurance before peak climbing in Nepal to cover the expenses in case of emergency.
Peak Climbing is relatively more challenging and arduous in comparison to Trekking. Trekking can be done by anyone but peak climbing requires more courage and physical fitness. But there are some trekking activities available in which you can also combine peak climbing activities to experience both of them at the same time.
Due to chances of heavy snowfall and obscuring weather in winter, autumn and spring are the best seasons for peak climbing in Nepal.
Some of the required essential equipment for peak climbing in Nepal are:
Map (with protective case)
b. Sun protection
Sunglasses, goggles or glacier glasses
Jacket, vest, pants, gloves, hat (see Clothing)
Headlamp or flashlight (plus spare)
Extra batteries (kept near the body when cold)
e. First-aid supplies
First-aid kit (see our First-Aid Checklist)
Matches or lighter
Firestarter (for emergency survival fire)
g. Repair kit and tools
Knife or multitool
Duct tape or other repair items
Extra day's supply of food
Water bottles or hydration system (insulated)
Water treatment system
j. Emergency shelter
Tent, tarp, bivy or reflective blanket
Hardware quantities depend on the route.
Rope (dry preferred)
Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
Ice axe (with leash)
Route description or guidebook|
Runners—singles and doubles
Hand protection (athletic tape, gloves)
Crevasse rescue gear
k. For Technical or Mixed Routes
Nut extraction tool
Ice tools (with leashes)
l. Camming devices
Wicking base layers (synthetic or wool)
Fleece jacket or vest
Insulating jacket (down or polyfill)
Insulating hat, cap, balaclava or headband
Sun-shielding hat or cap
Socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
Gloves or mittens
Rain jacket with hood (or soft shell)
Waterproof pants or bibs
Bandana or Buff (neck or face gaiter)
m. Personal Items
Cell phone in a protective container
Lunch; energy food/gels/chews
Insulated sit pad
All the above-listed items could either be brought by your own or you can buy it or hire it in Nepal. Nepal Mountain Trekkers will provide you with the service of buying and hiring the equipment.
Yes, we always recommend having a guide with you and it is compulsory to have a guide in some of the peaks and about the porter, it is your decision because if you are few in number and you do not have many loads to carry then you can go without the porter as well. Well, the guides are essential to take care of you in each case and to make you explore the best of climbing a peak since the guides owe years of experience in this activity and they are well-known as well as well-trained to handle all kinds of the situation during peak climbing in Nepal.
Of course, you ought to have climbing permit issues for peak climbing in Nepal to ensure that you are legally climbing the peak as well as for security and other purposes.
Since peak climbing is an adventure related activities and it is somehow challenging and risky as well, you would be requiring insurance, climbing permits and special permits in some cases for restricted areas.
Peak Climbing in Nepal can be organized according to your requirement to fit into your availability of time but in general, a minimum of a week is required for any peaks to climb in order to attain success with proper safety and satisfaction.
Peak climbing activity is somehow arduous in comparison to other activities like hiking and tours but if you are physically fit enough and courageous enough to accept the challenges and at the same time being well-equipped and aware, peak climbing in Nepal is exciting rather than difficult.