A 'trekking' peak, but this is no indication of the difficulties. Try reading "Himalaya Alpine Style" by Stephen Venables/ Andy Fanshawe for a description, or of course Bill O'Connor's book The Trekking Peaks of Nepal. Right in the centre of the Annapurna sanctuary, with the views and exposure that this brings, Singu Chuli is a fantastic looking peak that seems much more daunting viewed from Annapurna base camp than it's height suggests. This impression grows the closer you get. Various routes are possible but the south ridge dominates the eye. Combined with Tharpu Chuli, its much easier neighbour, it makes] a great and cheap proposition for serious himalayan climbing in fantastic scenery without the crowds
|Range/Region:||Central Nepal Himalaya|
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Oct|
|First successful climber(s):||Wilfred Noyce and party|
|Nearest major airport:||Pokhara|
There is one trip report for Singu Chuli.
- Log #17107 - by nick mills on Mar 10, 2002the south ridge is a fantastic maze of cornices that can extend either or both ways. Safe route finding is very difficult and the ridge itself presents a long and difficult objective. If anyone...