Mera Peak is one of the most popular trekking peaks of Nepal. The trail provides spectacular views of snow-capped mountains, gorgeous sceneries, dense forest, and picturesque villages.
If you are planning to go on the Mera Peak Climbing here are the few tips that will help you in successfully reaching the summit:
One of the most important factors to to successfully climb the Mera peak is to have all the proper gears. Make a list of the equipment you will need during the climb or, you can also ask one with your travel company. You have both the options to buy or rent the gears.
For more detailed information you can read this blog ‘Trekking Gears and equipments needed to Trek in Nepal.‘
Climb with Qualified Guide
There are several companies that offer Mera Peak Climbing and many promise very professional services but on field that might not be the case all the time. You have to make sure that the company you are climbing with has a successful climbing rate and a good reputation. You also need to make sure that you have a Sherpa guide with the ideal communication skills who has all the necessary mountaineering skills like fixing ropes, managing training in Khare, pacing the team and guiding climbers safely up and down of Mera Peak.
With Adventure Sports, you can carry this adventurous trip without worrying about such issues, and we will make sure that you enjoy every second of your adventure.
Prepare for Camping Stay
During the Mera Peak Climbing, you will have to stay outdoors in a tent for many days. Sleeping in a tent in the middle of nowhere can feel quite scary and you will need strong willpower. Therefore, you have to prepare your mind for facing this situation as you have to stay out in a place where the weather can vary drastically from warm to cold or windy as you will move to higher elevations.
Proper Climbing Skills
The summit of Mera Peak is located at 6,476 meters. So you surely need to have a good hand on the gears. You need to get your grip on using the ice ax and other climbing equipment. You can take workshop classes or other training classes to learn the proper use of gears. Your guide will teach you the basic techniques of using equipment on the acclimatisation day.
Comfortable Climbing Clothing
To have a successful climb on the Mera Peak, proper clothing is very essential. The weather on Mera Peak is not predictable and can change anytime. Therefore, it is very important to prepare yourself for the extreme weather situations. You should make sure that you have chosen the perfect size of clothing and footwear for yourself and also have enough clothes to survive the cold. Good quality of climbing boots, jackets and hats are absolute necessities in such an environment.
If you want to summit the peak, it would be wise for you to climb it in the right season. The best time to go on this expedition is from late April to May and September to October. Generally, Spring and Autumn are considered as the perfect time to go on this expedition. In the winter, the harsh snowfall makes climbing strenuous and risky. However, climbing is possible in other times of the year too but you have to be ready to face very unpredictable conditions.