Down the hill from Everest, 6189m.
Trekking peak permit required
Typically up the Khumbu valley having flown into Lukla.
Teahouses in the Khumbu valley as far as Chukkung, then a tent at base camp & high camp.
The peak was named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton's party since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche.
Imja Tse was first climbed in 1953 as part of a training exercise by a British expedition that went on to summit Mount Everest which included Charles Evans, Alf Gregory, Charles Wylie and Tenzing Norgay, with seven Sherpas.
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