Nepal is one of the top destinations for the peak climbing for its challenging yet accessible wide range of peaks. You can choose from diverse range of peaks from easiest to hardest peak to climb. Yala peak is an easiest and well-known trekking peak making it perfect for the beginners to start their climbing passion. This peak is located at the heart of the Langtang region close to Nepal’s border with Tibet at the altitude 5500m. As it is a non-technical peak so no need the previous experience of mountains is required in other sense we can call it beginners’ peak, although high level of fitness and stamina is highly desired.
Yala peak climbing is quite popular among the peak climbers and there are many different ways to climb it, this trip follow the most used trail i.e. Syabrubesi. From the Yala peak base camp, that ensures the panoramic view of mountains mainly Langtang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo Gang (7083m), and Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and might be Mt. Shishapangma (8046m) also. We explore the Langshisa glacier and then establish a high camp at 4800m from where we make our summit using Crampons, Ice axe and rope. From the summit we can have a view of Mt. Shishapangma and Fluted Gangchempo (6318m) clearly. It can also be called the cultural and village trek as the major attraction of this trek are Langtang Village, the village of world renowned people Sherpas and Kyangjjing Village with beautiful Buddhist monastery.
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5500 m/ 18044.6ft
Yala Peak is the easiest and popular trek, which is located at the heart of the Langtang region from where you can view the beautiful scenery of mountains and get acquainted with the culture of Sherpa people. If you are a beginner and need suggestion for debuting in peak climbing, then there’s no doubt that Yala peak should be your first option.