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Asia, Nepal, Pumori

Pumori. Pere Rodés, Joan Alarcón and I reached the summit of Pumori on May 5, having left Base Camp two days before. Base Camp was at 5260 meters and we made only one camp at 6250 meters on the climb. During the descent we had to bivouac in an ice cave at 6600 meters. We followed a route on the southeast face to reach the col at 6500 meters. From there we went along the northeast ridge to the top. It took us 12 hours to reach the summit from Camp I. Rodés’ wife, Marcè Solans, also accompanied the expedition.

Jaume Matas, Spain