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If Chulu Far East is the Island Peak of the Annapurnas, then Chulu West is
the Mera Peak alternative. There is no real technical difficulty in reaching the
summit but progress can be slow depending on snow conditions. Above base
camp some steep loose rock requires some fixing of ropes.
Chulu West was first ascended in 1952 by a Japanese Expedition.
Between Chulu West and East is Chulu Central. Chulu Central is rarely
attempted by commercial groups, being very similar in nature to the West
peak. It has a sometimes tricky rock section to negotiate before the actual
summit.
Chulu West
Peak Facts
Permit group: B
Height: 6419m - 21059ft
Latitude: 28.74373100
Longitude: 84.02236500
Location: Manang
Duration: 18 Days
Itinerary
Days 1-8:
Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar
and trek along the Annapurna Circuit to reach
Manang.
Days 9-12:
Climbing. Ascend to Chulu West
Base Camp. Set up high camp and summit.
Days 13-18:
Either return to Besisahar or cross
Thorung La into Mustang and fly from Jomsom
to Pokhara and return to Kathmandu.
(6,419
m)