The normal route to climb mount Ama Dablam is from its South- West ridge. Most of the mountaineering beginners start their climbing through this Mount. Ama Dablam 6812m. Ama Dablam is a small snowcapped peak of 6812m lying in the Everest region. This South - West ridge is the normal and most popular route to ascend the Mt. Ama Dablam.
This mountain is considered to be the most technical & difficult climbing. The mountaineers have to cross-difficult ice rocks and steep snow climbing on their climbing route.
Mountaineers usually have to pitch 3 high camps on the way to mount Ama Dablam 6812m. To reach the first camp from base camp, the climbers have to pass the toughest and the difficult passing through the difficult saddle ridges; and then should turn to the north climbing up through the rocky ground and the boulder.
We are in Camp one now. From Camp I - one has to cross the rocky bowl and should climb the ridge via to the fixed lines to Camp II. From Camp II after crossing over severe rocks and ridge which lead you to a camp 2.
The climbing route from Camp II is mostly with the steeply mixed alleyways of rock, ice and snow. The route leads to the slope climbing to snow ground and then passes through steep snow and ice tunnel then finally along the snow ridge goes to Camp III, From here to the summit, it is steep climb on snow and ice to the right of a huge hanging glacier. From the Top of mount Ama Dablam, a very charming scenery of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Island peak, Makalu, Khumbu Himalayan and rest of the snowcapped surrounded mountains can be envisioned.
Duration: 30 Days
Start in : Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge, Camp
Mode of Travel: Fly in/Out
Max Altitude: 6856 m
Best Season: Spring/ Autumn
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.
Day 02-03: Preparation day for expedition
Day 04: Fly to Lukla (2886 m), & trek to Phakding (2652m.)
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) , 6 hrs. O/N camp.
Day 06: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 07: Trek to Tyangboche (3850 m.), 5 hrs. O/N camp.
Day 08: Trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp O/N camp
Day 09-24: Climbing period for Ama Dablam. Base camp (4600 m).O/N camp
Camp I (5800), Camp II (6000 m), Camp III (6300m), Summit day: (6856 m)
Day 25: Trek from Ama Dablam B.C. to Namche Bazaar.O/N camp.
Day 26: Trek to Phakding (2652m.) , 4 hrs. O/N camp.
Day 27: Trek to Lukla (2886m) , 3 hrs. O/N camp.
Day 28: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.O/N hotel .
Day 29: Rest day in Kathmandu. O/N hotel.