Chulu West Peak (6,419m)

Chulu West Peak is one of the popular trekking peaks in Annapurna Region of Nepal. It is best accessed from a base camp situated in a small valley north of Manang off the main trail to the Thorong La. Some of the best views of these peaks can be had from that pass. Travelers or mountaineers should have a technical idea to climb Chulu west peak.


North west ridge is summit way. When climbing these peaks, be prepared for steep screen to col a 4,900 m. North of the col ascend snow slopes for 200 meters to a rock band at 5,100 m. Climb this difficult rock band to 5,450 m., cross onto a snow plateau at 5,530m. And follow the progressively narrowing ridge to the summit (Chulu West).