The climb is rated PD, meaning you will need intermediate ascending and descending experience. There is plenty of opportunities to use ropes, crampons, and ice axes. This expedition is not suitable for beginners.
It is recommended that you complete a couple of other hikes to an altitude of at least 3,000 meters.
The best time of year to complete this trek is May, June and then September and October, when the weather is reliable.
From start to finish, the trek spans around 60km, with most climbers aiming to complete the trail over 14 days.