Ama Dablam is a mountain located in the eastern Himalayan region of Nepal, which has a height of 6,812 meters. In general, Ama means mother, and Dablam means necklace. Hence, Ama Dablam means the mother’s necklace. The peak has long ridges on each side, which looks like the arms of a mother protecting her child. Ama Dablam Peak climbing is one of the most famous adventure activities in Nepal.
The beautiful Ama Dablam peak is extremely popular among the tourists and the mountaineers. This mountain is the heart of the Khumbu region and is a path to the highest base camp in the world, Everest Base Camp. The view you can see from the Ama Dablam base camp is incredible. As you climb upwards, you will go through grassy paths. However, as you go upwards, your journey will be covered with stunning mountain peaks. You can also view the Mingbo La pass too. You can view the view of the magnificent peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Barunyse and Pumori, Mt. Lhotse Shar, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Mt. Makalu.
Moreover, the snow and the ice-capped snows make your journey remarkable as you will go through the beautiful Grey Tower and the lower rock wall too. The steep and the snowy sections of the mountains lead you to the Mushroom Ridge, which is in the altitude of 6300 meters.
To reach the Ama Dablam Expedition, you can choose to take a flight to Lukla or choose to drive from Kathmandu to Manthali, Ramechhap, and follow the trail of Everest Base Camp through Namche Bazar.
While you climb the Ama Dablam peak, there are varieties of Route options that you can choose. The climbing routes might vary according to where you choose to climb the peak from. If you are on your trek to the Everest Base Camp, you can choose to return through the Ama Dablam Base Camp through the Everest Base Camp. For that, you will need to climb the island peak route through the Dingboche-Chhukung-Island Peak. In this trekking route, there is a fixed route of climbing.
However, you can also choose the standard route for peak climbing, which is through the south-west ride of the Ama Dablam Expedition. The peak climbing has three arrangements of base camps. The first camp is located at an altitude of 5600 meters; the second camp is located at an altitude of 59—meters and the third camp is located at an altitude of 6200 meters. The base camp is located at an altitude of 4600 meters, while the high camp is at an altitude of 5000 meters.
The best season to climb the Ama Dablam peak is during the spring and the autumn season. As the weather is moderate during the spring and autumn in Nepal, it is best to climb the peak when the sky is clear. You can also choose the monsoon and the winter season. But, you will need to go through different obstacles as you choose those seasons. The weather in winter can be harsh, and you will need to face extreme climatic conditions with snowfall as well. So, the peak climbing can he troublesome. Also, during the monsoon season, the paths can be slippery, and it might be another obstacle for you to climb the peak. Hence, the perfect weather is during the autumn and spring when the climatic is moderate, and the sky is clear.
Climbing the peak of Ama Dablam requires a lot of effort as well as technical skills too. It is not easy for anyone to climb the submit with no proper climbing experience. It requires a lot of strength to conquer the summit. As the path is rocky and the mountain is sloppy, it might be risky for the climbers. However, if you choose the south-west side, you can find ropes for safety, which makes it free of danger.
Along with the rocky and hurdles in the path, the climbers might also face the problems of altitude sickness too. The high altitude of the peak makes it hard for the climbers to climb easily without the difficulties of altitude sickness. You need to make sure that you can overcome the problem too during the trek.
Hence, Ama Dablam peak climbing is one of the greatest adventures. However, you need to make efforts and choose a perfect route for your trek. Also, you need to hire an experienced guide to make your trekking journey better.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.