Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is a getaway into Himalayan climbing and this is the most climbed peak in the Nepal. The peak is located in the Imja Valley that’s why it’s also known as Imja Tse in Nepali. The Island Peak located between the Mt. Lhotse and Imja glaciers is an extension of Lhotse Shar (8,400m).Among all the trekking peaks in Nepal, Island peak is the most popular as it is suitable to all novice climbers and experienced trekkers. It’s a technically straight forward ridge, it is suitable for climbers without previous experience of climbing on snow and ice also you can experience traditional high-Himalayan Sherpa culture in the towns of the Khumbu region The peak climbing in Nepal is the adventurous combined form of trekking in Nepal and mountain peak climbing in Nepal.
If you are a novice climber who is aiming for your first real mountain ascent, it is an ideal choice. If you are an aspiring would-be mountaineer, but don’t have much clue on what it takes to venture into this exciting field of mountaineering, island peak can be your “first summit” climb. The top of Island Peak, You can see wonderful views of many Himalayan giants, including the huge south face of Mt. Lhoste (8,516m) and the peak of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m).
The best seasons for the Island Peak climbing are spring (mid-March to May) and autumn (mid-September to November). But If you are well prepared for the winter season (December to February), this season is also a great time to climb.