Traveling nepali style: on the bus roof.
Noma Buddha temple - Dhulikhel
Zhangmu (2.407m = 7,897ft): China/Tibet - Nepal border.
Down in the canyon is Kodari (Nepal) (1.770m = 5,807ft)
Zhangmu and Kodari are connected by International Frienship Bridge (65 meters = 213 feet long).
Nyalam (3.780m = 12,402ft) tibetan city
Aclimatization trek above Nyalam (555m = 1,821ft elevation gain)
Tong La Pass (5.050m = 16,568ft).
View of Shishapangma (8.027m = 26,335ft) only chinese and smallest 8-thousander
Tibetan specialty - water heater.
Tingri (4.320m = 14,173ft)
Another Tibetan specialty - women are performing hard work with shovels by helping each other.
Acclimatization trek above Tingri (300m = 984ft elevation gain)
80km = 50miles to Everest Base Camp
Another acclimatization trek above Tingri (300m = 984ft elevation gain)
Approaching pass (5.020m = 16,470ft) toward Everest Base Camp
Rongbuk River (5.000m = 16,404ft)
Yaks approaching Everest Base Camp (5.180m = 16,995ft)
Volleybal playground at Base Camp.
Wind did not allow any single game!
Base Camp Extreme Summit Team restoran
Rongbuk monastery on 4.930 meters = 16,175 feet elevation is highest religious object in the world (functioning year around)
Mt Everest 8.850m = 29,035ft
It was pretty dry season.
Acclimatization trek above Base Camp (505m = 1,657ft elevation gain)
Mt Everest (8.850m = 29,035ft), Rongbuk glacier and Pumori (7.165m = 23,507ft) - very right.
Some facts about Mt Everest
Climbing equipment for blessing during puja ceremony
Our first approach to ABC (advanced base camp) - 22km = 14miles trek over moreine
Pumori (7.165m = 23,507ft)
Intermediate Camp - IC (5.635m = 18,488ft)
IC - No restoran tent
Continuing towards ABC
Yaks - our helpers on moreine
ABC (Advanced Base Camp) at 6.440 meters = 21,129 feet.
Our tents are at very right
Sometimes we had heavy snow
Climber protected against strong sun (and sun reflection)
Approaching North Col (7.066m = 23,182ft)
At the Crampon Point - CP (6.650m = 21,818ft)
Deserted Base Camp.
Down there are only our tents