Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing
Trip Code: PTC
Tharpu Chuli, also known as Tent Peak, is one of the beautiful trekking peaks situated in the middle of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The peak was nicknamed ‘Tent Peak ‘ by Jimmy Roberts in 1956. This peak is considered to be easier to climb than those of Hiunchuli and Singu Chuli peaks. It will be an ideal opportunity for those who want to climb and summit one of the higher peaks in the Nepalese Himalaya. This peak provides an interesting trek combining with summit climb on the glaciated ridges.
The South Face Base Camp of Mount Annapurna is the normal route to the summit climbing. From the summit, one can enjoy the unparalleled view of the entire Annapurna Sanctuary with a breathtaking circle of hanging glaciers and moraines surrounded by some of the highest peaks on the planet. The normal route follows the North-West Ridge to the summit. You can also see Annapurna South, Baraha Shikhar, Annapurna 1, Gangapurna, Annapurna 111, Annapurna V, Khansar Kang and Tarke Kang. The ascent to Tharpu Chuli peak requires ice climbing equipment. The beautiful countryside on the approach to Tharpu Chuli peak adds to the excitement and pleasure of the ascent. The trek along the rich and fertile Modi Khola ( river ) with its tumbling cascades and high waterfalls, and through the colorful Gurung Villages is a truly Nepalese classic way of exploring something extraordinary.
An attractive mountain in the heart of the Annapurna South, easy to climb at any time of the year, suitable for any climber, a complete panoramic view of the surrounding Annapurna massif from the summit, experience diverse range of climate, vegetation and cultures from sub-tropical zone to alpine zone, North-West ridge is the normal route to the summit