Yala Peak Climbing, one of the most accessible and striking trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya with an altitude above 5,732 m(18,806 ft) high. Although a less technical peak but leads you to strenuous and tough climb to the summit.
Yala Peak Climb area located at the end of beautiful Langtang valley rim towards north east direction. It is enclosed by array of giant peaks which includes some mountains of Tibet just across the border beyond Langtang Himal range.
Yala Peak Climbing grade taken as F means ‘Facial Easy’. But climbers requires good physical shape with sound health to tackle the climb to the summit of Yala Peak. The grading systems used from French-Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems. It’s a peak of least technical effort walking on ice and snow with little technique skill required.
The Peak Climbing package starts from Kathmandu. The overland journey heads north direction to reach the cooler alpine region within Langtang Himal range at Dhunche. It’s a major town of the area and Rasuwa district, where Langtang National Park starts from this point.
From a nice Tamang village at Syabrubesi where our adventure starts and ends. The walk leads into high green hills covered within dense alpine woodland of tall rhododendron and pine trees with some bamboo thickets. Due to which it makes excellent habitation for rare and elusive Red Panda and other wild-life.
As walk progress from river gorge then reaching a wide scenic valley of Langtang at beautiful spot, Kyanjin. It’s a nice place with many good lodge enclosed by series of high peaks of Langtang Himal.
At Kyanjin, we take our time to acclimatize. On this day, we take a short high altitude hike facing tremendous views of surrounding high mountains. Then, we get ready for our major goal and highlight of the trip. It’s the place where walk leads at the end of Langtang valley to reach Yala Peak base camp. And here we take a final preparation and ready for the big climb on top Yala Peak.
From the top, we enjoy marvel stunning panorama of Langtang Himal range and as far towards Jugal mountains with peaks of Tibetan side across the border. After getting a top feeling and high spirit on achieving our aim, it’s time to return. Then, we head back to road for exciting drive back to Kathmandu, after a overwhelming adventure on Yala Peak Climbing.
Yala Peak Climbing Best Seasons:
Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon wet months from mid June to mid September.
March to May is best time for Yala Peak Climbing. One can witness clear views till afternoon where wild flowers are in bloom. With fantastic views of mountains, a pleasant day with cooler morning and night time.
Nevertheless, the another best time to climb Yala Peak is October(renowned month for Festivals in Nepal) to December. The season offers with crystal clear views of peaks but short sunlight days.So, it can be freezing cold in the morning and nighttime, depending upon the altitude and overnight stop.