Located in Nepal's Khumbu region as well as occupied Tibet 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. Gerhard Lenser part of a German/Swiss expedition first recorded the summit in 1962.
Trip summery in facts: Trip Title: Pumori Expedition. Maximum Elevation: 7100 m. Trip Duration: 35 Days Trekking & Climbing Level: 5-9 hours per day Mode of Operation: Tea house and camping Best Season: Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov. Trip Grade: Moderate, strenuous & technical climbing Group size: Mini. 2 people to Maxi. 14 people.
Outline Itinerary: Pumori Expedition Day 01: Arrival in KTM Day 02: Formality of Expedition Permits. Day 03: Preparation Day 04: Fly to Lukla trek to Phakding (2640m) Day 05: Trek to Namche (3440m) Day 06: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization Day 07: Trek to Tengboche (3867 m) Day 08: Rest day at Tengboche for acclimatization Day 09: Trek to Dingboche Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4930 m) Day 11: Rest day at Lobuche for acclimatization Day 12: Arrive at Base Camp Day 13 - 29: Climbing period Day 30: Trek back to Pangboche Day 31: Trek to Namche Day 32: Trek back to Lukla Day 33: Fly Lukla/Kathmandu and transfer to hotel Day 34: Reserve day in Kathmandu Day 35: Departure from KTM
-4 nights 3 star hotel Kathmandu with bed and breakfast
-Sagarmatha national park fee and climbing permit for Pumori expedition
-Trekking food & accomodation in lodge or guest house till Ghorakshep
-Fully fresh meal at base camp for whole expedition period
-1 Base camp cook, cook helper, necessary porter
-Climbing Sherpa according to group size
-Climbing equipment main rope, fix rope, ice cue, snow bar, rock piton etc.
-Climbing food-gas-stove above BC
-Porter Lukla - Pumori base camp - Lukla
-Oxygen. mask – regulator
-Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight tickets with cargo 25 kg per pax
-Equipment allowance-daily-allowance-liaison officer-staff
-Life, medical & heli rescue insurance for staff & liaison officer
-1 tent for 1 climber in BC and above for expedition north face /similar
-Mattress, dining tent,kitchen tent, toilet tent, table, chair for expedition
-Pick up and drop Kathmandu(airport-hotel-airport) 2 times
-Solar panel for battery charging and lighting in B.C.
-Welcome dinner with Nepali song & dance in Kathmandu
-Walkie Talkie, Satellite phone permit
-Walkie Talkie, satellite phone service (pay call), agency service charge
-Garbage deposit $ 2000
-Expedition personal expenses
-Personal equipment for climbing
-Emergency rescue evacuation
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
-Bar and beverage bills in expedition
-Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa