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jwuiteRoute Climbed: Base Camp Trek Date Climbed: August 1994  Sucess!


We sat here by ourselves for hours gaping at Everest, Goddess Mother of Earth.
Posted Oct 19, 2004 10:08 am

ecallahanRoute Climbed: Route to Everest Base Camp Date Climbed: April 2004  Sucess!


Killer views of Sagarmatha. The Himalayas are like nothing else on earth. Spent an hour at the top taking photos of the surrounding area. A must do.
Posted Oct 5, 2004 6:14 pm

Gail JRoute Climbed: Normal Trek Date Climbed: Oct. 26, 2000  Sucess!

Gail J

Summitted on my mother's birthday. She wonders if I was switched at birth, but I was concieved on the day Hillary summitted Everest.. My personal highest elevation, fortunate to have a beautiful day.
Posted Aug 20, 2004 5:25 pm

meepersRoute Climbed: normal Touristy route Date Climbed: May 2002  Sucess!


Great 360 degree view of the Everest region.
Posted Dec 25, 2003 9:22 pm

AkrajenRoute Climbed: Normal from Gorak Shep Date Climbed: September 30, 2003  Sucess!


I went in the morning and whiteout conditions didn't allow for much a view, but Kala Pataar is an almost "manditory" waypoint for anyone doing the Everest Base Camp trek.
Posted Oct 28, 2003 7:55 pm

ViatorRoute Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: Sep 99  Sucess!


Fun, and what a view. I'll reiterate, like everyone else, it's not really much of a 'peak,' per say, but that isn't any reason not to do it. It's more than worthwhile as a diversion if you're up that way anyway.

Posted Aug 29, 2003 12:35 am

scott bRoute Climbed: Normal route from Gorak Shep Date Climbed: May 1987  Sucess!

scott b

Beautiful views all around, perfect day for photos and climbing/hiking. The trek through the Kumbu was also a highlight, as were the many Monasteries and wonderful people along the trail from the Lukla Airport to base camp of Everest. I bought a bottle of coca-cola for $1 near Gorak Shep at a Lodge(??), wonder how much it is now?
Posted Aug 24, 2003 5:19 pm

Alan SharpRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: November 2002  Sucess!

Alan Sharp

Wind at the summit was something else, but the view of Everest is the most spectacular you will ever see. An amazing experience.
Posted Aug 21, 2003 6:37 am

theisRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 24th of April 2003  Sucess!


Very leisurely climb. Summited at the break of dawn
Posted May 7, 2003 6:58 am

kullabergRoute Climbed: trail Date Climbed: nov 88  Sucess!


not exactly a summit but more an extension of pumori's west ridge. mandatory terminus of the khumbu trek.
Posted Nov 30, 2002 11:12 am

Chamonix ManRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: August 1999  Sucess!

Chamonix Man

I do not consider this a peak - it is a hill which you walk up! Nevertheless it is useful for acclimatisation before trying a trekking peak in the region and this is what I did. I really enjoyed walking up this hill - I got a great picture of everest as well.

Click on the link for a picture of Pumori taken from the summit.
Posted Nov 4, 2002 3:26 pm

lisuRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 16 October 2002  Sucess!


Magda Soler and Lluis Canals summited in a very clear day. The West Face of Nuptse is as impressive as Sagarmatha itself. Very interesting to see the Lho La, a high pass to Tibet.
Posted Oct 30, 2002 4:12 am

zalehaRoute Climbed: Start from Lukla trek to Gorak Shep and climb Kalapattar 5545M Date Climbed: November 1997  Sucess!


9 of us from Malaysia trek to Solukhumbu Region to climb Mt Kallapatar height 5545M .Only 6 of us reach the top and we manage to view sunset of Mount Everest glowing (golden colour).The view is beutiful and superb!!!!! We missed the trip to the Everest basecamp because of the heavy snow ,Planning to come again but this time intention to trek to Gokyo Ri to view MT. Everest at Gokyo .
Posted Jul 21, 2002 6:48 pm

kilimanjaro1Route Climbed: Lukla-Namche Bazaar-Lobuje- Gorak Shep Date Climbed: 4/20/92  Sucess!


A spur of Pumori... with lots of false summits. Breathtaking views of Everest across the valley. I was there early (summited about 10AM) to see Everest before the afternoon clouds covered the summit- then back to Lobuje that night.
Posted Mar 21, 2001 8:13 pm

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