Technical Expedition Information

Experiencing the mystique of the nepal and tibet mountains….
The Himalaya have challenged and humbled mankind long before mankind challenged the Himalayan. Thanks to the indomitable spirit of earlier mountaineers, the Himalaya today acts both as a spiritual as well as a physical challenge to a fast growing number of explorers and mountaineers. Here, at the roof of the world, you can find over fifty peaks which tower 7,000m high, and eight peaks with elevations of over 8,000m. With the scaling of Mt. Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa in 1953 the Himalaya have become prime destinations for mountaineering expeditions from all parts of the world. Today’s in Nepal alone the government allows foreign alpinists to ascend 18 Himalaya mountaineering climbing peaks as well as 133 expeditions peaks. For over almost thirty years Ramdung Expedition has catered the needs of Himalaya mountaineers in a professional and committed manner. Having organized 115 expeditions to Mt. Everest the company annually manages the logistics of some thirty expeditions team Nepal and Tibet Himalaya mountaineering expeditions. Apart from facilitating the climbing of well known “peaks” such as Mt. Everest Expedition, Mt. Amadablam expedition, Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition, Mt, Manaslu Expedition, Mt. Cho-Oyu Expedition and Mt. Shishapangma Expedition, Ramdung manages expeditions to lesser known peaks such as Tilicho, Langtang Lirung and Pumori. The Nepalese support teams consist of highly motivated, well experienced Climbing Sherpa’s who have been trained by one of mountaineering expeditions leading mountaineering companies. Ramdung Expedition with good connections. The company has a high safety record and has seen good success rates.

RAMDUNG EXPEDITION PVT. LTD. ORGANIZES THREE TYPES OF EXPEDITIONS: –

  • All inclusive full board Nepal expeditions. Include all the required expedition services form / to base camp.
  • All inclusive full board Tibet expeditions. Include all the required services From / To Advance Base Camp (ABC).
  • All inclusive super full board Nepal and Tibet expeditions. Includes all required service From / To the summit.

WHEN TO GO ?
Ramdung Expedition organizes expeditions in Spring (February till May), During the Rainy Season (May through August) and Autumn season (August till October).

WHAT IS FIXED ROPE ?
Rope fixed in the beginning of expedition and remains till last of expedition in mountain for ascending and descending purpose for climbers. Climbers attach the zoomer in fix rope so that they don’t slip and fall down. Rope used in mountain as fixed rope is reliable, strong and technique proved. Everest expedition north col is fixed rope start just after glacier 6800m till to summit.

WHAT IS CREVASSE WHOLE ?
Crevasse is empty space or deep crack a very thick layer of ice.

WHAT IS RIDGE ?
The pointed or little flat part between the two slopes of mountain is ridge. Usually climbers walk through ridge to climb. In Everest, most off the climbing trail is from ridge. Only below and above camp three, some part climbers have to climb through wall.

WHAT IS ZOOMER ?
Zoomer is metal apparatus use for ascending and descending process in climbing. It is attach with harness or zoomer belt and fix with fixed rope. When you move it, it goes up and it helps you to move up or hang up.

WHAT IS MAIN ROPE ?
It is rope tie in your body and with 2- 3 or 3-4 climbers together in difference of 4m each. Main rope is use for safety for climbing or descending in mountain.

WHAT IS A CRAMPON ?
It is metal apparatus with 10 to 12 points fixed on the bottom of plastic boots or climbing boots for climbing in ice and snow.