How Hard Is Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak is a perfect mixture of Trek and Climb. For most parts of the trip, the journey to Mera Peak is like a regular trek. On the last push to the summit, it becomes a climb.

In terms of difficulty – Mera Peak is a Strenuous grade. There are lots of steps up and down and the trail is very demanding.


Strenuous Grade – The trek can go from 5,000 m up. An average walking time of 6-10 hours a day is the norm. Hiking on glaciers and snow as well as some climbing is involved. Steep, difficult terrain with altitude differences of up to 1,000 m are included. The use of ropes, ice axes and crampons may be necessary.

Climbing Mera Peak

It doesn’t require technical climbing skills but it does require decent level of physical fitness. Climbing is physically demanding & you will be walking through glacier terrain. Requires basic level of mountaineering skills like: use of crampons, ice axe, etc. Our Sherpa guide will teach some techniques which is plenty. Walk slow, acclimatize, hydrate & eat energetic food you will overcome the summit easily. By Following the footsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing expert, we head towards Mera Peak summit.

Approaching Mera Peak Central Summit

On Mera acclimatization is much more important

The main hurdle is being proper acclimatization to the high altitude. All climbers are recommended to partake in preparative fitness and altitude training before attempting an ascent.

Prior to trekking and climbing be prepared mentally and physically. Aerobic training includes the training for your heart, lung, and blood cells. You can go for regular jogging, walking up and down, and cycling. It is also good to have the cardio-training.

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