Mt. Pumori a dome shaped peak clearly visible from Rongbuk in Tibet also, beautiful shaped mountain, one of the popular mountaineering expeditions on 7,000 meters mountains. Mt. Pumori lies on the North Mid East of Nepal Himalayan range at near distance West from Mt. Everest, Expeditions Mt. Pumori base camp is on the same route to Everest base camp, till Gorakshep, from Gorakshep the path splits off towards north close on the way to Kalapatthar, the black rock ridge top at 5,545m very popular with trekkers for unparallel panorama views of the surrounding high snow capped peaks with the Khumbu glacier and Mt. Everest at mere distance, Mt. Pumori dominates the upper Khumbu valley of Gorakshep with few meters gap from Kalapatthar top.
The most popular mountain for those who wish to climb 7000m peaks in the Himalayas of Nepal is Mt. Pumori (7161m). Pumori Expedition proves an ideal preparation for those aspiring for the more technical 8000m peaks including the Mt Everest. The peak was named "Pumori" by George Leigh Mallory, apparently means "Unmarried Daughter" in the Sherpa language. The best season to explore this stunning peak is September to November and March to May.