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Manaslu 10


Expedition to the summit of the 8th Highest Peak in the World!

8,000-meter peak Man­aslu, has its name derived from San­skrit word man­asa, mean­ing Moun­tain of the Spir­it.” It is the eighth high­est peak in the world. Man­aslu is found in the Gorkha mas­sif, some 40 miles east of Anna­pur­na. With heli­copter access to and from the moun­tain, the num­ber of days is less than most oth­er expe­di­tions allow­ing for more time to focus on the climb. For alpine climbers the ascent offers var­ied ter­rain, with long ridges, flut­ed ice faces and val­ley glac­i­er approaches. 

Trip Leader: Himalayan vet­er­an Oswal­do Freire, whose ascents include Man­aslu, Ever­est, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and dif­fi­cult first ascents in the Himalaya and Andes. When not on expe­di­tions across the globe, Ossy” can be found orga­niz­ing Moun­tain Mad­ness trips in Ecuador, his home country.


  • Man­aslu

    $25,000 – 33 days / Includes Trav­el time

    Minimum 4 climbers

  • Sin­gle Sup­ple­ment (I want my own room) – $725




Flight Information

The total num­ber of days for your trip includes all trav­el to and from your des­ti­na­tion, with some excep­tions. Dates list­ed on the web­site start with your depar­ture date from the US and include the day you arrive home.

For this trip you will need to arrive in Kath­man­du, Nepal on Day 3 of the itin­er­ary. You will cross the date line in mid-flight to Asia, thus los­ing a day. If you are trav­el­ing from out­side the US. your itin­er­ary may require less time to reach Kath­man­du, so all that is required is that you arrive on Day 3 of the itin­er­ary, where Moun­tain Mad­ness ser­vices begin. If you arrive ear­ly, we can assist with extra hotel arrange­ments and activ­i­ties. Oth­er­wise, you can arrive at any time on Day 3. You will be met at the air­port by a Moun­tain Mad­ness rep­re­sen­ta­tive and trans­ferred to your hotel. 


  • Man­aslu


    33 days / Includes Trav­el time

    Minimum 4 climbers

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Man­aslu ele­va­tion- 8,163m / 26,781 ft


North East Face

Trip Leader

Oswal­do Freire

Guide Ratio

1:1 Sher­pa guide to client ratio

4:1 client to lead guide ratio


Advanced Intermediate

Climbers should be comfortable climbing on exposed ridges, 45 to 60 degree snow/ice slopes and/or 5.6+ rock and have a well-rounded past history of climbing experience. Depending on the objective, climbers may need only snow/ice skills or only rock skills; and vice-versa. Some climbs may require both skill sets.

Preparation Climbs