Pokalde peak climbing itinerary route difficulty to climb Pokalde peak

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Pokalde peak climbing itinerary route difficulty to climb Pokalde peak

Pokalde climbing with Everest base camp trek is an incredible experience
Pokalde peak climbing is not very popular expedition but still few group climb this peak. The greater part of the climbing is easy and requires minimal climbing experience. To the 12 km southwest of Mt. Everest, Pokalde elevates 5806 meters above the sea level. In 1953, the peak recorded its first ascent. The peak is locally famed as Dolma Ri and most of the time in year appears as sparsely covered snow peak.

Pokalde stands as an idyllic trekking peak to endeavor for those who are amateur and new to the mountaineering world. If you are looking to endeavor climbing that is moderate in complication and doesn’t ask for extreme mountaineering experience, then Pokalde peak climbing is among the appropriate ones.
The most interesting fact of this climbing is that it is ascend-able in half a day by a well supported and fit group. The climbing above the base camp is barely 650 meters and this is the section where the climbing gets a bit tougher. It involves moderate technical ascent which is done with the proper use of ropes. At places the peak is exposed and requires cautious approach. The presence of glacial lake at the base camp fascinates your stay.

You can also enjoy ice climbing on Kongma glacier just 40 minutes away from the base camp. On further ascent from base camp with some scrambling climbers eventually reach the summit. The vista extending particularly to the South East, North West, and West from the summit accounts righteously for all the effort involved in peak climbing. Peak climbing is an adventurous task and it allows you to explore number of things including the mountain beauty.

Pokalde peak climbing itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu Nepal
Day 02: Flight to Lukla 2800 m/9184 ft trek to Phakding 2652m / 8700 ft
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 m / 11283 ft
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar 3440 m / 11283 ft
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche 3870m / 12694 ft
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4360 m / 14300 ft
Day 07: Trek to Chhukung 4730 m / 15518 ft
Day 08: Trek to Pokalde base camp 4900m / 16072 ft
Day 09: Trek from base camp to high camp 5400m / 17712 ft
Day 10: High Camp to Pokalde Peak Summit then back to base camp
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche 4940 m / 16207 ft
Day 12: Trek to Gorak Shep to Everest base camp 5364 m / 17594 ft & back to Gorak Shep 5170 m/16961ft
Day 13: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar 5545 m / 18,192 ft hike then trek back to Pheiche 4371 m / 14340 ft
Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 m / 11280 ft
Day 15: Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2,800m/9,186ft
Day 16: Flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla

Travel agents in Kathmandu Nepal organize Everest trek as well as the Pokalde peak climbing program with the support of experience guide. but both climbing and trekking Mount Everest is a difficult task and you need mental and physical fitness. The first few days of this trek are steady climb between some of the small Sherpa villages. Finally you reach the base camp of Pokalde peak for Pokalde peak expedition.

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