Nepal Photos Collection 1

Day 1-4: From Lukla to Gokyo Lake:

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

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Thamserku peak reveals itself as clouds part momentarily

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climbing up to this view

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first sighting of Everest and Lhotse

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Looking back at Kongde Ri from a monastery in Namche

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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?

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

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Mong la in front of Taboche Peak

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Walking towards Sanasa

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walk walk walk

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Ama Dablam behind a stupa

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Sunrise from Dole

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

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Machermo!!

day 1-2

look back at the mountains in clouds

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Hello friend!

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a closer look

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Oh boy, more climbing?

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A closer look at the peak

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looking down at colorful Namche Bazaar.

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Looking down at Namche Bazaar

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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.

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We found Gokyo Lake

Day 5-7: Gokyo Ri to Pyramid:

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A sneaky peek when the clouds scattered for a few seconds

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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.

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

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Cairns and flags at the top of Ri

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

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A rescue mission at Gokyo

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More tarns dotting the scree field left by receding Ngozumpa Glacier

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

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Ah, clouds came back.

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

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then the mountains are gone

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beautiful fall color

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Good morning, Gokyo Lake!

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

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Moon falling behind a jagged peak

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You can almost see the peaks

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frosted plants on the way up Gokyo Ri

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

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Fall colors!

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Our condor friend is back

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Bye bye, moon. See you tonight.

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to Everest!

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First ray of sunlight shining on the very tip of Taboche

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Sunshine on the east face of Taboche

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Looking back at Ama Dablam

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Cold Mountains around us

day 7-12

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