Pumori 7145m. Expedition spring 2017

We can reach The Mount Pumori Base Camp from Kathmandu - Lukla flight and then trekking via Namche Bazaar, Thangboche - Pheriche and Lobuche. Mount Pumori is situated at an elevation of 7145m above sea level. Our ascent starts from 5,300m. There is a beautiful small lake from where we can envision the smiling face of Mount Everest and Kalapatthar. Camp 1: 3 hours of trekking takes us to Camp 1 or Advance Base Camp (5700m). You also have to cross 500m with the elevation of 40 to 65 degrees slopes. Route to the peak is rocky with traverse, steep, narrow ridges, wind narrow ridges, some ice walls, and one tunnel climb. Ropes can be needed some times.

Camp 2: Camp 2 is located on a narrow bridge at an elevation of 6200m so we do not need to fear of avalanches. There is ice climb with 35-65 degrees above-5000m high and also the Ice walls, many crevasses, and the bigger avalanche danger from big seracs hanging from the shoulder of 6500m.

Now camp 3: Camp 3 is too windy and at the height of 6850m. Tibetan plateau can be seen from here. As there are many crevasses and ice walls, you need ropes to summit. After that there are two climbing ranges; one from Tibet side and other is from Nepal side. The later one is easier than former to Mount Pumori Summit (7145m).

Normal route: Normal route to Mount Pumori is easy because of which most of the expedition coteries climbed this peak via normal route. Pumori basically is quiet technical and difficult mountain for mountaineering so we suggest taking Sherpa guide to mount this peak.

At least 3 camps are necessary after base camp to reach the summit. The base camp is situated just above Gorek Shep at the altitude of 5300m. Camp 1 can be set up at the height of 5650m after base camp.

Camp 2 should be set at the ridge after the phase at the altitude of 6,000m. The most technical part for this peak is around camp 1 and 2. Camp 3 should be set at the altitude of 6,480m, around the corner after the ridge. You can ascend the summit from the camp 3 to the top of Pumori.

South - West ridge: A very few climbers have climbed via this way as it is quiet tough and mechanical. This route follows directly from the top of Kalapathar and goes straight over the ridge nearly by 75 Degree. We suggest using the normal route for the Mt. Pumori for comfortable expedition than this route. Please check Himalayan Journal 1996 or American Alpine Journal 1997 for more information.

Itinerary

Pumori Expedition16 April 2017 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel
17 April 2017 Day 02: Prepare expedition in Kathmandu, Nepal
18 April 2017 Day 03: Expedition briefing in tourism department
19 April 2017 Day 04: Flight to Lukla trek - Phakding and lodge
19 April 2017 Day 05: From Phakding to Namche lodge & lodge
20 April 2017 Day 06: Acclimatization in uphill village and lodge
21 April 2017 Day 07: From Namche–Thyanboche 3800m.lodge
22 April 2017 Day 08: From Thyangboche to Pheriche & lodge
23 April 2017 Day 09: From Pheriche to Lobuche & stay lodge
24 April 2017 Day 10: Lobuche - Pumori base camp – camping
25 April - 14 May 2017 Day 11-30 Climbing Mt. Pumori 7145m
15 May 2017 Day 31: Pumori base camp-Pangboche-stay lodge
16 May 2017 Day 32: From Pangboche - Namche bazaar-Lodge
17 May 2017 Day 33: From Namche bazaar- Lukla & say Lodge
18 May 2017 Day 34: Fly Lukla-Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
19 May 2017 Day 35: Transfer hotel -airport KTM final departure

Cost (group joining basis)

02 Persons, per person USD 7500
03-04 Persons, per person USD 7000
05-07 Persons, per person USD 6000
08-12 Persons, per person USD 5000
13-15 Persons, per person USD 4500
Pumori ExpeditionClimbing Sherpa guide USD 2500

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Cost Includes

  • 4 night 3 star hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast
  • Climbing Permit for mount Pumori 7145meters expedition 
  • Trekking will be lodges and expedition food in base camp
  • 1 BC guide, 1 cook, 1 cook helper and necessary porters 
  • 1 tent for 1 climber in Pumori base camp north face tents
  • Dining, toilet tent, Shower tent, table - chairs, Mattresses
  • Solar panel for lighting & batteries charges in base camp
  • Trekking: Lukla-Namche-Thyanboche-Pumori base camp
  • Kathmandu -  Lukla  –  Kathmandu  flight with 30kg cargo 
  • Porter/Yak from Lukla-Pumori base camp & back to Lukla
  • Expedition allowance, daily allowance for officer and staff
  • Life, medical & rescue insurance for Liaison officer & staff
  • Local transfer Airport -hotel -airport 3 times in Kathmandu
  • Welcome dinner with Nepali song & dance in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

  • Personal equipment for climbing 
  • Lunch, dinner in Kathmandu 
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Tips for base camp staff expedition
  • Summit bonus for guide $ 700 (if use guide)
  • Garbage deposit USD 3000 (sharing of the total person)  and  deposit  fee will be not
    refunded if the climber don’t take back their garbage to Namche Bazaar & Kathmandu

Contact Details

Monterosa Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd
P.O.Box: 4483, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Tel: + 977 1 4700348
Fax: + 977 1 4700556
Email: nepalexpedition1993@gmail.com

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