If you wish to climb a peak which is 7000 m high, it is Mt. Pumori (7161m) the most popular mountain peak in Nepal.
Located in the Khumbu region, Pumori with its pyramid shape and gorgeous look, situated at a close distance of hardly 8k west of Sagarmatha (Mt.Everest) along the Nepal-Tibet border dominates the skyline from behind the Kalapatther (5643m), looking like a clump of rock across Pumori southwest ridge.
Your expedition to Pumori should have the preparation of a technical climb as it offers certain sections of climbing as technically challenging and wild exposure which entails mountaineers to possess the previous experience of climbing with a healthy body to venture with this expedition.
The peak gets its name “Pumori” from George Leigh Mallory which means “unmarried daughter” according to a Sherpa language. Pumori was first summited by the German-Swiss expedition team in 1964.
While climbing this peak, you may revel in the stunning views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse as well which will refresh your climbing mood and encourage you to proceed further.
Many of the climbers who wish to climb Mt. Everest at first attempt Mt. Pumori as it allows you to acquaint yourself with the Khumbu region and go through the process of acclimatization as well.
How to get there?
Taking Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trekking via Namche, Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and Pumori base camp.
Best time for the expedition
The best time for the expedition to Pumori is September to November and March to May.
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