Chulu West peak has two summits (Chulu East and Chulu West), among them Chulu West (6,419m) is the higher peak. The first summit to Chulu West Peak by a Japanese Expedition team in 1952. Chulu west peak is located in a small valley north of Manang; off the main trail to the Thorong La Pass 5416m (highest pass in the world). Chulu west peak climbing is no technical difficulties in ascending these peaks but the progress can be slow as the slopes are susceptible to avalanches in certain conditions. Chulu West peak is lying together which forms an essential part of the Manang Himal which in turns is included in the Larger Damodar Himal.
Chulu west peak climbing is massif of Chulus stands in front of the spectacular chain of Annapurna Himal. The view of the entire slope of Annapurna II, IV, III, Gangapurna and Annapurna I is outstanding from the top of Chulu West summit.
Chulu west peak climbing trip beginfrom Beshi Sahar, the district headquarters of Lamjung a neighboring district of Gorkha. From Beshi Sahar the trail leads up slowly towards Manang valley, one of the highest valleys of the world situated at an altitude of 5,000m. From Manang valley the route heads north to the Chulu West Base camp. Three days are set aside for the ascent of Chulu west peak and you head to Thorong-La and follow the same route coming back to Katmandu as in the "Around Annapurna Trek".