Singu Chuli Peak Climbing

Singu Chuli Climbing

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 6501m

Location: Annapurna Himal range

Duration: 18 days

First Ascent: Wilf Noyce and David Cox

Best Season: Autumn and Spring (fair weather in Nepal)

Accommodation: Hotel and Tented Camping

Climbing Route: North-East Face

Grade: Mountaineering VI

Transportation: By Tourist bus (flight on request)

Group Size: O2 to 15 Pax

Major Activity: Trekking and Mountaineering

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Formerly known as the Fluted Peak, the first ascent of the Singu-Chuli Peak made by Wilf Noyce and David Cox on its North-East Face and the top section of the East Ridge. Singu Chuli Mountain has proved to be a demanding attempt for most commercial climbing groups that concentrate on Tent Peak.

Singu Chuli is the first summit on the long ridge thrown down from Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome) separating the South and West Annapurna Glaciers. Annapurna South Base Camp provides the best distant view of the mountain. Apart from the original route, most efforts to climb this mountain have concentrated on the face and ridges. Singu Chuli southwest ridge of the mountain connects with Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak). The terrain between the two mountains is a confusing one and the ridge is not straight.

Asian Hiking Team itinerary up to Machhapuchhre base camp and then cross South Annapurna Glaciers and moraines to reach grassy meadows to a rock overhang which can be used as base camp (4,200m.). We climb through the glaciers towards the north and pass through grassy shelves to reach a ridge where we will set up high camp (4,900m.). From High camp, continue climbing between the glaciers and the flank of the mountain to reach a plateau below the North-East Face. Asian Hiking Team will fix Camp I, on a shelf (5,600 m.) just below the centre of the face. We climb towards the right hand, which leads us just below a vertical wall (122m.). We follow a gully on the left and climb steep steps to gain the upper section of the East-Ridge and then to the summit. From the Summit, you can see the very nice view of Annapurna Himal and Fishtail.

Asian Hiking Team mention the itinerary start from Phedi all the way to ABC then summit the peak return on the way through Nayapul. Well, it is also possible to start trekking from Nayapul all the way to Ghorepani than heading to base camp and after the climb ends your trek to Phedi or Nayapul. There are several ways to reach Chhomrung, after Chhumrung only one way to base camp.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel (BB).

Day 02 : Kathmandu city tour with guide and final preparation for climbing (BB).

Day 03 : Kathmandu – Pokhara by tourist Bus and transfer to Hotel (BB).

Start Trekking

Day 04 : Pokhara – Drive to Phedi & start trek to Pathana. Tea-house Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 05 : Pathana – Chhomrong 1950 m overnight Tea-house Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 06 : Chhomrung – Himalaya Hotel, 2,700 m. Tea-house Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 07 : Himalaya Hotel – Machhapuchhre Base Camp, 3,757 m. Tea-house Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08 : MBC to ABC explore and rest day return to MBC, overnight lodge (B/L/D).

Start Climbing

Day 09 : MBC – Singu Chuli B. C. and rest, tented Camp (B/L/D).

Day 10 : Singu Chuli Base Camp to high Camp, overnight tented camp (B/L/D).

Day 11 : Singu Chuli High Camp to Camp I, overnight tented camp (B/L/D).

Day 12: Singu Chuli Camp 1 to Camp II Overnight tent camp (B/L/D).

Day 13 : Summit day - Singu Chuli (Fluted Peak) 6,501 m. summit then back to base Camp overnight camp (B/L/D).

Day 14 : Base Camp to Himalaya Hotel. Tea-house Lodge (B/L/D).

End Climbing

Day 15 : Himalaya Hotel – Chhomrong Village. Tea-house Lodge(B/L/D).

Day 16 : Chhomrong – Nayapul (1189 m) 5–6 hours trekking, or seasonal drive from Kimi directly to Pokhara, transfer to hotel in Pokhara (B/L/D).

End Trekking

Day 17 : Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist bus, then transfer tot Hotel (BB).

Day 18: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey or next trip.

Note: The trekking itinerary subject to change as your time frame. It is possible to visit Ghorepani than heading to peak climbing as well. BB= Bed and breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

Customizes of your climbing:

If you only have a few days or perhaps a few weeks, then will do our utmost to make your Nepal trip as readable as possible. Together we can create a unique experience that is tailored to your available time, interests, ability. It is able to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting & wildlife safari. The itineraries are subject to change to suit your holiday.