About Mera Peak Climbing
Choosing Mera Peak as a climbing destination is a rational decision of any climbers as the peak offers rewarding view of various mountains. It is popular for its unparalleled scenic beauty. The astounding beauty of Mount Everest, Kanchanjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-oyo and many other mountains capture your heart.
Located in Khumbu Region, the altitude of the peak is 6,416m from sea level. Regulus recommends physical fitness and mental toughness before experiencing Mera Peak.
The journey to Mera Peak is quite stimulating as you will be enjoying picturesque view and culturally rich villages on the trail. The greenery and winding rivers will make the trail pleasant.
Mera Peak is located near Island Peak in southeast direction. Access to Mera Peak is a bit difficult than other peaks. It is regarded as highest peak for climbing in Nepal.
The use of ropes, crampons, ice axe among other equipments is common while climbing Mera Peak. The crossing of a glacier with open crevasses and climbing fixed line by the use of jumar makes the climbing more exciting and thrilling.
The final portion of Mera Peak climbing is somewhat challenging where you need to show excellent level of climbing techniques and fitness level. The summit is of around 13 hours which starts during night or midnight. The sunshine and blowing wind in the peak during day time makes the climbing impossible so climbers summit at night.
Also called as ‘trekking peak’
Magnificent view of various peaks, ancient monasteries, beautiful lakes etc
Heart warming welcome to the Sherpa Village, pleasing culture of Sherpas
View of Nepal’s National Flower, Rhododendron during the spring whose colour can be red, pink and white.