Pumori is generally considered to be technically challenging and requires climbers to be experienced as well as in faultless physical condition. For one such climber this mountain could become the most rewarding challenge in the Himalaya.
Located in Nepals Khumbu region this pyramid shaped 23,495 ft.peak dominates the skyline behind Kala Pataar (19,000 ft). Anyone who has made the trip to Everest either as a climber or trekker will remember Pumori’s distinctive shape. Named by George Leigh Mallory, “Pumori” apparently means “Unmarried Daughter” in the Sherpa language. Used as a training peak for past Everest teams this peak now is offered as a guided climb by many different companies. There may be as many as 20 expeditions per climbing season.
The ascent starts at 5,300m. In a beautiful base camp aside a small lake (water source, take water filters or barrels – where you can pack your equipment- and to clarificate the water -let sand to drop all night-). From base camp you have the most wonderful sight of Mt. Everest you can imagine, just above is Kalapattar Rock hill at 5545m.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu . Transfer to your hotel. .
Day 02: Kathmandu . Briefing
Day 03: Kathmandu .
Day 04:Transfer to the airport, fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2640m).
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446 m).
Day 06: Namche, rest for acclimatization
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche Monastery, 3867m.
Day 08: Terk to Dingboche (4347m). .
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4900m).
Day 10: Lobuche, acclimatization day.
Day 11: Pumori Base Camp .
Day 12-28: Climbing Period Mt. Pumori
Day 29: Trek to Pangboche
Day 30: Trek to Namche
Day 31: Trek to Lukla
Day 32: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel
Day 33: Kathmandu
Day 34: Dparture.