Island Peak is not technically so hard but it offers a worthwhile challenge to the experienced winter mountaineer. The peak demands its summitters to be competent in using ice axe and crampons. As Island Peak is technically straightforward, the most difficult section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge.
- Nose tip views of Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu.
- Glimpse of many cultural sites such as Pangboche.
- Know the culture and tradition of indigenous people at Tengboche