View from Pheriche pass. The snow peak in the rear is Cho Oyu. The Cho La is through the two rock peaks to the left of Cho Oyu. Lobuche and Mt. Everest is up the low valley to the right
Island Peak from the ridge behind Pheriche. Dingboche is just below and left. Chukhung is in the far distance
Beneath the back side of Amadablam near Chukhung.
Climbing towards the Khongma La. The lodges of Chukhung can be seen below.
Campsite below the Khongma Pass near a frozen lake
View of Makalu and Island Peak from the campsite
Sunrise on Amadablam
Prayer flags mark the pass. The trail is a narrow ledge of rock along the face. A very dicey walk when icy in the morning.
Views from Khongma La top
View across the Khumbu glacier to the mountains towering above Lobuche.
Pumori and trail up Kalapattar
The descent from Khongma La and ascending the Khumbu glacier.
Lodges at Gorek Shep and trail to Kalapattat. The trail to Everest basecamp goes to the right.
Climbing Kalapattar withSunrise between Everest and Nuptse
The Black Rock throne of Kalapattar beneath Pumori
Everest Basecamp area and the Lho La. The mountain behind is in Tibet
Heading out towards Everest basecamp
Even the strong can fall. The next day yak steaks were served in the guest house
Khumbu Icefall and the sea of ice seracs
Expedition tents at left
This is as far as you get