Ama Dablam is a peak that lies on the eastern Himalaya range of Nepal in province no.1. The mountain resides inside the Sagarmatha national park in the Everest region.
Ama Dablam refers to Mother’s necklace as the long ridge looks like the mother’s arm protecting her child on each side. Likewise, the hanging glacier looks like a traditional double-pendant worn by Sherpa women.
Ama Dablam mountain dominates the eastern sky for several days when traveling to Everest base camp. The peak is sometimes referred to as “the Matterhorn of the Himalayas” due to its soaring ridges and steep faces.
This peak is the third most famous Himalaya mountain for expedition situated 162 km north of Biratnagar and 152 km northeast of Kathmandu. The southwest ridge is the popular ridge to make the climb.
The main summit is at the height of 6812 m above sea level. And the lower western peak is at an altitude of 6170 m above sea level. The mountain was first climbed via the southwest ridge on 13 March 1961.
There are high chances of avalanche occurrence and catching altitude sickness. Winter and summer are the main seasons when mishaps happen. During these times, the weather and temperature are unfavorable for the expedition.
So, during the occurrence of unexpected mishaps, helicopter rescue for Ama Dablam is available. The helicopter team is always on standbys and immediately takes further action after your authorization.
The pilot and technical person have many years of experience in rescuing people from mountains. They will check your conditions and apply the necessary procedure then take you to the related hospital.
If your condition is severe, the rescue team fly you back to Kathmandu for proper treatment. If not, then they take you to nearby hospitals situated around the area.
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