All about Ski in Putha Hinchuli September 2022
The Putha Hiunchuli, also known as Dhaulagiri VII, is the most western cornerstone of the Dhaulagiri group. Other than rest of 7000m peaks the Putha Hiunchuli is standout amongst the most excellent mountain.
In 1954 Jimmy Roberts, a legendary explorer & The British Expedition Team first ascended the Summit of mt. Putha Hiunchuli. Mt Dhaulagiri is the home of some of the world's most impressive peaks so it's an excellent opportunity for climbers to explore the less beaten region of Dhaulagiri. Mount Putha is 95th most elevated mountain in the world and you can expect the wilderness gliding through its slopes. This rarely Climbed mountain is distinct you might have a hard time getting to base camp. Two Distinct faces of Putha have a lofty, technical ridge which is pioneered by Japanese amid 70’s and less demanding snow climb toward the northern flanks.
Ski Guides Nepal will follow the less demanding snow inclines, settle the routes and guarantee wellbeing for climbing and skiing. The Putha expedition start-off with two exciting mountain flights to Nepalgunj and Jhupal, followed by a 6-day trek to base camp(4900m).
Throughout the following week or somewhere in the vicinity, we trek towards the east, picking uprise. We will camp en route, with our Sherpa cook group setting up our suppers. In the long run, we enter the Bharbun Khola valley, that folds over the north side of the Dhaulagiri range. This is in the Dolpo region of Nepal & It's remote, less crowded, and alluring. Base Camp is at around 4900 meters (16,000 feet). Above BC, we will build up camps. since the route is full of snow and ice we prepare to ski on the surface.
The team of Ski Guides Nepal Will look out for you & your technical skills, later you are provided with an experienced Sherpa guide to polish your technical abilities & tricks for high altitude. This expedition is perfect for adventure lovers who are ready to unleash Ski expedition in the Himalayas. We are excited to run this program again and are looking forward to working with you on this expedition!
NOTE: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Ski Guides Nepal Treks & Expedition. The charges must be paid by the clients
On your arrival, our airport representative will escort you to your Hotel by private car. In the evening we will have welcome dinner together & briefing on your trip.
On this day you will explore the delightful capital city Kathmandu. Take a visit to UNESCO world heritage site sites- Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square & more. Your trip starts from next morning & we will brief your entire plan. We will do some gear checking to make sure all things are set.
On this day you will fly to Nepalgunj, an industrial hub in Nepal & gateway to Far West region. Nepalgunj is also a famous transit point for conducting treks to Dolpo region. Nepalgunj is so hot as we may experience a temperature of about 40 degree Celsius in March, April and May.
From Nepalgunj, we will catch the early flight to Jhuphal. It will take about 45 minutes for us to reach at Jhuphal. Jhupal(8210ft)-starting point of Trek, later you will trek for Dunai following the southern bank of the Bheri river. It takes 3 hours to reach Dunai. Here, you will stay prepared for wonderful six-day trek to base camp.
On reaching Dunai, you will walk to Tarakot(2500m)-Mushikhola(2800m) & finally to Kagkot(3300m). During the trek, you will acclimatize slowly since the altitude cover about 500m per day. You will expect at least 5-7 hours a day during the whole trip. so make sure you are physically fit & follow light warm-up exercises. from Kagkot, you will continue our way to base camp.
Within the next 14 days, you will move up to base camp(1900m) & chase the summit(7246m). In the meantime, enjoy the mountain panoramas & stay mesmerized by the natures offering. Within the next 14 days we move between Basecamp (4900 m) and summit (7246m), enjoy the time on the mountain and the culinary highlights our team of helpers prepares for us. During the camping days, our Sherpa guides & kitchen staff will serve you with food. Hot soup could be very helpful while trekking so stays hydrated drink enough fluids. Our guides will set up a camp for you. From here you can buckle up with your ski or split boards as you will be going through an average inclination of around 25 till you reach the summit. Climbing is not easy to take on but with right technique & the equipment, it's achievable. Just listen to your guide and follow them accordingly. While chasing the way to the summit, our guide will build camp2(6000 m) & camp 3(6600m). You will have overnight stay in camp 3. after camp 3 is your dream summit of Putha. Now you are on the summit the real adrenaline adventure starts from here. You will be gliding down the slope of Putha form 7000m.
Later you will retrace your way back to base camp. you will follow the same route you started earlier & get back to Jhupal.
Today you will retrace the trail to Juphal through beautiful forests, fields, and villages. We can see the panoramic view of mountains along with green forest during our trek to Jhuphal. Overnight at Jhuphal
Today you will have an early morning flight from Jhupal to Nepalgunj & onto Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu
On this day enjoy souvenir shopping around the streets of Thamel. You can have sightseeing and purchasing the token of love from Nepal. Relax for day & later in the evening You will have a farewell dinner to celebrate your trip success at your Hotel.
Our pickup van will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure. Cheers!