Climbing the Ama Dablam Peak is considered to be a great challenge amongst climbing enthusiasts, described as an ornament within the Himalayas it is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Small in comparison to some of the other peaks at 6,812m, it is renowned for being one of the more technically difficult expeditions in Nepal.
Climbers must have experience navigating rock and ice climbing, and be technically competent. For the majority of the route, there is fixed rope however, the climbers should posses the skillset to climb through steep rock and hard water ice. There are three camps set up above the base camp (4,570m) when climbing Ama Dablam, only two of the camps are used to spend the nights. The normal route for climbing is the South-West Ridge. The ascent from Base Camp to Camp I is one of the most difficult days of the expedition.