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4 June 2021
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The Ultimate Guide to Mera Peak

Mera Peak is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Standing at a height of 6,476m, it’s right on the edge of Khumbu region, and steeped in mountaineering history. Reach the summit, and you’ll be surrounded by hundreds of mountains, including five of the world’s six highest peaks, Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho You (8,201m), Makalu (8,481m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). If this sounds like your idea of heaven, read on for the Earth’s Edge ultimate guide to Mera Peak… hopefully, we’ll answer all of your questions!

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The Ultimate Mera Peak Packing List

As soon as you book your place on a Mera Peak expedition, you’ll want to get thinking about the kit you’ll need. After all, you’re going to be trekking for 23 days, in changing weather and increasing altitude… it’s a lot to think about! You also need some technical gear, too. If you’re trekking with Earth’s Edge, we send you a comprehensive packing list as soon as you book. That covers everything from toiletries to plasters! But this Mera Peak packing list will give you a good idea of what you’ll need…

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Is it safe to climb Mera Peak?

When you undertake any expedition, safety should be your number one priority. It certainly is at Earth’s Edge! Every decision we make is based around the safety of both our clients and our team. With any mountain expedition there is a certain amount of risk, but if you plan accordingly and climb responsibly (with an excellent team) those risks are minimised. But what about specific mountains – is it safe to climb Mera Peak? Here’s some information that might help answer that question…

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7 Facts about Mera Peak

If you’re thinking about climbing Mera Peak, we have some fun facts for you! In the form of an informative Q&A, we have all the big facts about Mera Peak below, whether you want to study up ahead of time or simply impress some friends with your in-depth knowledge…

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How much it costs to trek to Mera Peak

One of the first things we all think about when planning a big trip is how much it’s going to cost. We need time to budget, time to save, and time to pay off the trip itself. That’s why it’s super important to know exactly what you’re going to be paying right off the bat. Sometimes expedition prices can look very low, and then you’re confronted with all the additional fees. At Earth’s Edge, we’re very upfront about how much everything costs (and almost everything is included, too). That means you’ll know exactly how much it costs to trek to Mera Peak, before you even get on the plane.

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How long does it take to climb Mera Peak?

Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. In fact, this mountainous region of Nepal is home to eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on earth. So it’s a pretty impressive expedition to take on! If you’re thinking about accepting the challenge, you’re probably wondering, “How long does it take to climb Mera Peak?” Well, let us break it down…

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How hard is it to climb Mera Peak?

If you’ve already trekked a mountain like Kilimanjaro, or hiked to Machu Picchu, you might be looking for another challenge. One expedition that people often look to after lower level challenges is Mera Peak. At 6,476m, Mera Peak is well known as the highest trekking peak in Nepal. If you’re thinking about taking on the challenge, you’re probably wondering, “How hard is it to climb Mera Peak?” Well, we’ve got the answers to some of your questions…

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Why Mera Peak is the perfect intro to altitude trekking

One of our most challending expeditions is the trek to Mera Peak, the highest trekking peak in Nepal. At 6,476m, it’s one of the highest trekking peaks in the world, and our 23-day trip is a serious feat. Most people start their trekking adventures with peaks like Kilimanjaro or treks to Everest Base Camp. But Rachel Kiernan decided to start with Mera Peak, summiting Mera Peak in 2018 as her first international trek. She told us all about her experience on our new podcast…

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Trekking to Mera Peak

Trekking to Mera Peak; an expedition report. This trip report was written by James McManus (aka Jam) who owns and runs Earth’s Edge. He has over 20 year’s experience and leads many expeditions to altitude each year.

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