Langsisa Ri Peak Climbing

  • Trip Duration: 18 days days
  • Trek Duration: 16 days
  • Trip Code: shtt02
  • Primary Activity: peak climbing
  • Secondary Activity: trekking
  • Max. Group Size: 8 person
  • Min. Group Size: 2
  • Starts Point: kathmandu
  • Ends Point: kathmandu
  • Trip Grade: moderate
  • Max. Height: Height: 6160M-20209 FT
  • Accommodation: local loge and tent
  • Season: spring

Trip Information

Langsisa Ri used to be a full expedition peak until the Government of Nepal put it under the control of the NMA in 2002. It is situated in the popular Langtang trekking region and is a technically challenging peak being perhaps one of the most difficult of the trekking peaks after Kusum Kanguru.

Langsisa Ri idea for those who want a Himalayan expedition-style challenge with a very simple, affordable permit system, langtang also has the advantage of quick access from Kathmandu with plenty of small peaks to explore and acclimatize on.

 Ice axe 
 Good crampons
 Good harness 
 Tape sling 2 0r 3
 Screw gate karabiners lock 2 and unlock 2  
 Descender figure eight
 Ascender jhumar
 Good mountaineering boots 
 Good helmet 
 Group Climbing Gears:
 Snow bar /rope/ice hammer/ice screw 

Head 
Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
Sunglasses with UV protection
Prescription sunglasses (if required)
Upper Body
Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket *
Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable

Hands
1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves
1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
1 pair of mittens; consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched, waterproof, polar-fleece mitt liner

 Lower Body
Non-cotton underwear briefs
1 pair of hiking shorts
1 pair of hiking trousers
1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms
1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric

Feet
2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
1 pair of hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, "broken in")
1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals

Cotton socks
Gaiters
Sleeping

1 sleeping bag 30 degree DC
Fleece sleeping bag liner
Rucksack and Travel Bags
1 medium rucksack or 1 large duffel bag *
Daypack/backpack of 35 to 50 liters for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)

Medical
Small, personal first-aid kit (simple and light)
Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
1 skin-blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills
Anti-headache pills
Cough and/or cold medicine
Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Note: Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant!
Water purification tablets or water filter
1 set of earplugs
Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies

Practical Items
1 small roll of repair tape, 1 sewing-repair kit
1 cigarette lighter, 1 small box of matches
1 compass or GPS(optional)
1 alarm clock/watch
1 digital camera with extra cards and batteries

  Large Ziploc's
2 water bottles (1 liter each)
1 small folding knife
   Binoculars (optional)
4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks

 Toiletries
  1 medium-sized quick drying towel
  Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
   Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
   Deodorants
   Nail clippers
   Face and body moisturizer
   Female hygiene products
   Small mirror
   Personal Hygiene
   Wet wipes (baby wipes)
   Tissue /toilet roll
   Anti-bacterial hand wash

 Extras/Luxuries
   Reading book
   Trail map/guide book
   Journal and pen
   iPod
   Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
   1 modest swim suit
   Binoculars (optional)
   Voltage converter (from 220 to 110 ampere)
   Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
   Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

Cost Include

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Good hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinners.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • soul himalaya trek  bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes
  • www.soulhimalayatreks.com

Cost Exclude

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter
  • Bar & Beverage bills

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