Nepal Photos Collection 1

Day 1-4: From Lukla to Gokyo Lake:


Ama Dablam, our favorite mountain on this trek. It looks like a giant ghost coming to hug you.



Thamserku peak reveals itself as clouds part momentarily


climbing up to this view


first sighting of Everest and Lhotse


Looking back at Kongde Ri from a monastery in Namche

day 1-1

It’s hard to appreciate how dangerous this airport is when you are sitting on a small plane and deaf from the propeller noise. But from this standpoint, oh crap, was I on that flight? Am I gonna have to fly out on this plane, too?


Clouds moving in on Taboche peak. Ama Dablam peak stands tall and clear on the right side.

day 3-8

Mong la in front of Taboche Peak


Walking towards Sanasa

day 3-5

walk walk walk

day 3-23

Ama Dablam behind a stupa

day 4-2

Sunrise from Dole

day 4-18

Good Morning Mt. Thamserku. We will continue to have a good view of it all the way up to Gokyo

day 4-8


day 1-2

look back at the mountains in clouds

day 4-11

Hello friend!

day 1-10

a closer look

day 4-14

Oh boy, more climbing?

day 2-12

A closer look at the peak


looking down at colorful Namche Bazaar.


Looking down at Namche Bazaar


A rescue chopping flying by us near Mt Ama Dablam. You want to be able to get on that chopper only if necessary and hope that’s never the case.

day 4-25

We found Gokyo Lake

Day 5-7: Gokyo Ri to Pyramid:

day 5-0

A sneaky peek when the clouds scattered for a few seconds

day 5-1

Clouds moved in quickly. Mountains that were visible in moonlight are no longer visible at this point. You can still see a sliver of Gokyo Lake.

day 5-15

Gokyo lake is perfectly still like a mirror on the ground.

day 5-21

Cairns and flags at the top of Ri

day 5-11

Mt Thamserku breaking itself free from the clouds. The peaks are so jagged and beautiful.

day 5-4

A rescue mission at Gokyo

day 6-20

More tarns dotting the scree field left by receding Ngozumpa Glacier

day 5-9

There it is! The peaks are out and there is a lake!

day 5-8

Ah, clouds came back.

day 6-8

there were random turquoise tarns dotted randomly in the scree field left by receding Ngozumpa Glacier

day 6-19

day 5-7

then the mountains are gone

day 5-2

beautiful fall color

day 6-23

Good morning, Gokyo Lake!

day 5-13

Tricia busting out her sleeping bag on the high mountain while waiting for sunrise.

day 7-2

Moon falling behind a jagged peak

day 7-10day 6-24

day 5-19

You can almost see the peaks

day 7-8

day 5-3

frosted plants on the way up Gokyo Ri

day 5-6

Himalayan snow cocks are ready to hang out with us, too.

day 7-6

Fall colors!

day 5-5

Our condor friend is back

day 7-3

Bye bye, moon. See you tonight.

day 7-8

to Everest!

day 7-4

First ray of sunlight shining on the very tip of Taboche

day 7-21

day 7-5

Sunshine on the east face of Taboche

day 7-7

Looking back at Ama Dablam

day 7-11

day 7-1

Cold Mountains around us

day 7-12


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