Island Peak Information

Planning Information

Once you have registered for a trip you will need to open and read the following documents. You are responsible for knowing the logistics and information contained in these materials. Please read your materials very carefully. If you are having difficulty opening PDF documents, contact us by email and we can send you copies upon request. Feel free to print out copies for your reference or save to your computer for later viewing.

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Great trek in a spectacular part of the world. Yes. I was happy to get to Base Camp and climb Kala Pattar, but I was even more thrilled to climb Island Peak.

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