In northwest Nepal lies the fascinating country of the legendry Sherpas. In this land of mountains, Pumori or in Sherpa language “Unmarried Daughter” stands aloof and swollen with pride as if she is aware of her intense effect on the valley below. This incredible pyramid of snow and rocks, is indeed the pride of the Solu Khumbu. Our expedition kicks off at Lukla, the gateway of Everest region from where we trek further to Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and Lobuche. On this traditional road to Mount Everest Base Camp you enjoy stunning views on the majestic peaks of the Sagarmatha range: Ama Dablam (6 814 m), Thamserku (6 618 m), Tabuche (6 495 m) and Everest (8 848 m).
For the actual climb of Mount Pumori we use the classical route. We ascend the enormous southeast slope till the junction with the northeast ridge. This route requires the least amount of technical ice and rock climbing but is still exposed to objective dangers: an avalanche prone section and a section exposed to serac fall. Pumori is generally considered to be technically challenging and requires climbers to be experienced as well as in faultless physical condition.
The Pumori Base Camp will be set up at 5 300 m altitude, while 3 more camps are to be set up at higher. Camp 1 will be installed at 5 700 m, Camp 2 will be established at 6 200 m. Similarly, Camp 3 will be set up at an altitude of 6 480m. Passing through crevasses, we climb up to Pumori cliff and then to the summit of this expedition.