Occasional Climber

Breaking 6,000m – Kongma La to Chhukung

Just beyond camp, on our way to Chhukung. Makalu left and Ama Dablam right
On the east side trail from Kongma La to Chhukung, here at about 5,350m, with Ama Dablam ahead
A view north to Nuptse and Lhotse. The huge rock cliffs stretch down right from Nuptse, over Chhukung peak and Ri, to Chhukung village
Another wide view on the descent from Kongma La. Lhotse is at left, with Imja Tse the dark peak standing out more clearly to its right, on the skyline
Imja Tse (6,189m) is left of centre, with Makalu (8,485m) peaking over, just right of centre. Chhukung (4,730m) is located at bottom right
Imja Tse (6,189m). The route to its summit is from the other side
Nearing Chhukung
Chhukung (4,730m), with Imja Tse (6,189m) above left  > Chhukung to Imja Tse Base Camp

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