Latest news from the Himalaya and Mount Kilimanjaro

Latest news from the Himalaya and Mount Kilimanjaro

Friday, 20 May 2011

Part One: photos of The Great Himalaya Trail ("GHT") from Makalu Base Camp to Everest crossing Sherpani Pass, West Col and Amphu Laptsa passes

Photo: farmhouse near Sedua in Arun valley

Photo: young girls near Tashigaon village

Photo: working in fields near Tashigaon

Photo: cloud forest above Tashigaon with Shipton La behind

Photo: crossing snowy Shipton La

Photo: Langmale Kharka (4,400m) in Barun valley

Photo: approaching Sherson with Chamlang, Honku Chuli and West Barun glacier icefall

Photo: Alistair and Chhonga with Peak 6 and 7

Photo: Makalu Base Camp

Photo: Makalu with Barun Pokhari (lake)

Photo: approaching Sherpani Pass Low Camp (5,200m)

Photo: Sherpani Pass Low Camp

Photo: Everest and Lhotse as seen from Sherpani Pass Low Camp

Photo: Makalu as seen from Sherpani Pass Low Camp

Photo: trail to Sherpani High Camp

Photo: trail to Sherpani High Camp (Barun glacier below left)

Photo: entering valley to Sherpani Pass High Camp

Photo: Sherpani Pass High Camp (5,700m)

Photo: view to Makalu Advanced Base Camp

Photo: glacier leading to Sherpani High Camp

Photo: base of Sherpani Pass with Makalu behind

Photo: climbing snow gulley to Sherpani Pass (fixed ropes)

Photo: climbing rock traverse to Sherpani Pass (fixed ropes)

Photo: view from Sherpani Pass to glacier approach

Photo: Buddhist prayer flags on Sherpani Pass

Photo: view from Sherpani Pass to Chamlang and Honku Chuli

Photo: abseil/ rapel from top of Sherpani Pass

Photo: descending Sherpani Pass

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