In and around the mighty Himalayan ranges, lies few arduous accessible routes for exploration at an altitude that will allow for extreme climbing in a style more closely to alpinism than traditional mountaineering expedition, which are allowed by the respective governments for the extreme adventure lovers who wish to dare the most challenging peaks and traverse between the towering peaks of the 'Third Pole' the Himalayas.
In the early days, explorer and adventurer roamed few of these remote places in the Himalaya, when the 1950's and the early 1960's were the golden age of the Himalayan adventure lovers and climbers, till 1978 when it became under the control of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), 18 mountains between 5,587m and 6,654m were opened to foreign climbers without the financially restricting and administratively regulation governing expedition peaks.
This newly formed NMA created and declared the so-called 'trekking peaks, at one time was to be changed to alpine peaks. If the present name has to be changed the most appropriate would be non-expedition peaks, which will differentiate from the other higher peaks.
Trekking peaks are more suitable to people with limited time and has the urge to climb higher from the place where his/her trekking is, or for the beginners who likes to dare more than simply trekking and adding more heights to his adventure. Compared to other expeditions where the Royalty Fee are much higher, on Trekking Peaks of Nepal and its Royalty Fee are quite reasonable depending upon the size of the group.