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The name Abi refers to the twin peaks of Cholo (6,097 m) and Kangchung
m) which lie at the northern end of the splendid Gokyo Valley and
both can be climbed under one permit. While the peaks look spectacular, the
climbing on their respective ridges from the col between them is steep but
The peaks are best approached from the southern side and a base camp
can be made after breaking off from the trekking route to Cho La (5,330 m).
However, both peaks can be approached from the north side as illustrated in
the photograph.
Peak Facts
Permit group: A
Height: 6097 m - 20003 ft
Latitude: 27.93791500
Longitude: 86.79747960
Location: Khumbu
Duration: 16 Days
Days 1-9:
Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu.
Trek to Namche Bazaar and on towards
Everest base Camp for acclimatization.
After crossing the Cho La (pass) with
its incredible view of Everest, descend
from the pass to make a base camp.
Days 10-12:
Days 13-16:
Trek out to Lukla directly,
or via Renjo La and Thame Valley.