Island peak arranger?

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Island peak arranger?

by andre hangaard » Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:43 pm

Anyone who can recommend a good company arranging Island Peak? I am thinking about going to Nepal oct/nov. 2010. cheers. André

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by radson » Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:02 pm

I cant access it at the moment but I would google Alan Arnette's guide page on his website for a rundown of some Western and Nepali operators.


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Re: Island peak arranger?

by Brian in SLC » Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:03 pm

andre hangaard wrote:Anyone who can recommend a good company arranging Island Peak? I am thinking about going to Nepal oct/nov. 2010. cheers. André


We (two of us) used Sherpa Trekking a few years back. We arranged it from the states, but, they're a Katmandu based agency. They provided a trail guide who hired two porters, got our permits, and we stayed in tea houses the way in from Jiri. Rented/bought a few camping things (tent/stove) for the couple of nights at basecamp. At the end of the trip, we sold the items back in Namche. Easy.

If you don't need a western middle man, then, go with an agency in Katmandu. Most agencies will give you a quote and a style of trip to go with it. You have to decide what type of trip. Ie, fully guided and outfitted, or, you climb yourself and teahouse it, camping, etc.

Can range from very very cheap to very expensive.

Cheers,

-Brian in SLC

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by andre hangaard » Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:59 am

Thank you all for your advice! Yes, I will check out Alan's page. He's got loads of info.
To cut costs, indeed picking a Nepalse-based company would be a wise thing to do.
I am about to check out http://www.alpinenepaltrekking.com/
Cheers. André

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mountain experience

by teahupo26 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:13 pm

MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCE-My mates and me used these guys-they`ve a very good set up. Ask for Ram as your guide.

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Re: mountain experience

by mstender » Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:21 pm

teahupo26 wrote:MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCE


From their website it sounds like they merged with IMG.

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Re: mountain experience

by teahupo26 » Thu May 06, 2010 8:03 am

mstender wrote:
teahupo26 wrote:MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCE


From their website it sounds like they merged with IMG.


they`re part of himex.

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Re: Island peak arranger?

by mrchad9 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:21 am

I don't think this Peakx dude is going to be here much longer.

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Re: Island peak arranger?

by aqua » Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:06 pm

I would work with a local guide company in Kathmandu.I Just returned from there and there are many many outfitters ready to take you.


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