Nepal, Land of the Himalayas, extended 800 km Himalayan region and is boasts 1310 himalayas over than 5500 meter and eight of the world's ten highest himalayas including world highest summit Mt. Everest (8,848m). This makes Nepal best known for mountains, mountaineering & peak climbing. Currently more than 326 peaks in Nepal are available for expeditions with an additional 33 minor Nepal Climbing peaks being designated as "Trekking Peaks in Nepal".
Most of them "Trekking Peaks in Nepal" higher than the highest mountains in Europe, USA and Africa, several peaks involve technical climbing skills, allowing only professional climbers. However, some others can be attempted by first timers as well; nevertheless requiring good fitness and basic climbing skills as well as some familarity with ice-axe, crampons and ropes will come in handy. Peak climbing in Nepal is one of the most popular and total adventure outings, peak climbing programs are booming and is on the must do list among the adventure seekers around the world.
Mera Peak (6,654 m) is the highest permitted trekking peak of Nepal. It stands to the south of Everest and dominates the watershed between the heavily wooded valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drangkas.
Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton’s party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.
Lobuche East peak 6119m is one of the popular trekking peaks in Nepal. Lobuche east peak is an attractive summit and offers various routes for climbing. The normal route for climbing is through South Ridge. Lobuche east peak consists of several small summits and the true summit requires climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the top from the summit ridge.
First climbed in 1955 by a German expedition via the north-east ridge, the peak of Chulu East, together with Chulu West, forms an integral part of the Manang Himal, which in turn is included in the Larger Damodar Himal. Chulu East lying south east of Chulu West is a comparatively smaller peak.
Pisang Peak offers good scope for exploration. The western flank of the mountain is guarded by a hanging glacier and offers considerable challenge. The western end of the ridge is guarded by huge rock slabs, which make it difficult to climb. A German Expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955.