Imja Tse, better known as Island Peak, is a mountain in Sagarmatha National Park of the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The was Named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton’s since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. The peak was later renamed in 1983 to Imja Tse but Island Peak remains the popular choice.
The peak was first climbed by British expedition as a part of training in 1953. Island Peak has an impressive highly glacier at the west face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier which is a bit tough to do however the magnificent views from the summit are certainly a fitting reward for your efforts. Island Peak is one of the most popular trekking peak in the Himalayan country and its accessible by the support of Nepalese Sherpa climber.
- Activity: Expedition
- Duration: 16 Days
- Grade: Medium
- Highest Alt: 6,189m/20,305ft
- Trek Type: Lodge + Camping
- Best Season: October - November and April - May
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