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Mountain Name(s): Pumori, Pu Mori, Пумори, पुमोरि, Пумо Ри,Пумо-Ри, 普莫里峰, Pumo Ri     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 7161 m / 23494.1 ft     Snow line: 5700 m / 18700.8 ft
Summit(s): Main Summit (7 161 m /23 494 feet)
    Prominence: 1 318 m/4 324 ft
Location: China(Tibet Autonomous Region); Nepal(Eastern Region);     Isolation: 7 km/4 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 28°0'56.376''N
    Climbing Season(s): 01 Mar - 31 May;
01 Sep - 30 Nov;
Parent Range: Himalaya     Nearest Airport(s): Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM); Tenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA);
Range: Mahalangur Himal     Convenience Center(s): Lukla;
First Ascent: 17/5/1962 Gerhard Lenser (Germany)     National Park(s): Sagarmatha National Park;

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A moderately technical pyramid snow and rock mountain, Mt.

Pumori is perhaps the most popular mountain among the

7000er Himalayas of Nepal. Climbing Pumori is an ideal

preparation for those aspiring for the more technical 8000m

peaks including the Mt Everest.

Convenient, in terms of logistics, climbing - the availability of

infrastructure Everest makes this mountain one of the most

affordable seventhousanders Nepal.

Climbing is interesting for those, who already has an experience

of climbing into simpler seventhousanders (eg, Lenin Peak), or

mountains, close to thi
s elevation. Climbing Pumori – is a great

opportunity to apply the skills and enrich the experience of

climbing. It is technically difficult mountain. And climbing on it

can be equated to the sportclimb.
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Description Edit

Remarkable pyramid shaped peak. Pumori is a popular climbing

peak, although with significant avalanche danger.

Used as a training peak for past Everest teams this peak.

Offered as a guided climb by many different companies.

Accessible only from Nepalese side.

Location Edit

Located on Nepalese-Tibetan border, 8 km from Everest. Lies

close to the tracking rout to Nepalese Everest base camp and

most part of ascent attached to it.

Getting there Edit

Flight to Lukla (2840m) from Kathmandu, than trekking to

Gorak Shep via Lobushe.

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There are permits required. These can be arraigned by yourself,

or with the firm, you hire to support your team.

Asia, Nepal:

  • Pumori
  • Mountaineering - 35 Day(s)
  • 1 Sep - 30 Nov
  • Extreme 
  • 0 people climbed it

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DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• Pumori, which means "Unmarried Daughter" in the Sherpa

language, was named by George Mallory. Climbers sometimes

refer to Pumori as "Everest's Daughter".


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