About Hiunchuli Peak Climbing
Hiunchuli peak climbing is a famous trekking peak in Nepal. Mount Hiunchuli (6441m) is claimed as the fourth highest peak among the ' Trekking Peaks' in Nepal. It is one of the least difficult peaks for climbers in the Annapurna range but is vulnerable to rock falls. The peak has received little attention from mountaineers and is rarely climbed due to the lack of advertisement. It is best suited for the new climbers as it is technically easy to ascend.
Hiunchuli Peak is located in the Annapurna range like other two peaks Tent peak and Singu Chuli. This is form a massive south-facing wall together with Annapurna South. Hiunchuli peak is considered a sacred mountain of Gurung ethnic. It can be climbed from southeast face and northwest face. An American Peace Crops Expedition team first ascended the peak in October 1971 via southeast face.
Hiunchuli Peak can be climbed by two route South-East Face Route which starts from Hinko cave on the Annapurna Sanctuary or base camp trail and another North-West Face Route which is consider very difficult route and very few climbers attempted this route. The exact route is not well known, the approach is from the Annapurna Base Camp. The region is primarily dominated by the Gurung community.