Occasional Climber

Breaking 6,000m – Shomare to Nangkar Tshang

Dawn view north, from above Shomare to the Everest group
On the trail below Pheriche. Lobuje East (6,119m) is far left, Pokhalde (5,806m) centre and the Everest group right
Lobuje East (6,119m)
Pheriche (4,270m), with Tawoche (6,367m) towering above
View from the ridge between Pheriche and Dingboche. From left, Tawoche, Cholatse, Lobuje Peak, Pokhalde, Lhotse and Imja Tse
On the ridge between Pheriche (4,243m) and Dingboche (4,410m) - my first chance to ponder Imja Tse (Island Peak - 6,189m)
Another earthquake damaged chorten, on the ridge between Dingboche and Pheriche. Towache (6,367m - left) and Cholatse (6,335m) loom above
A local Sherpani climbs above Dingboche, with Imja Tse behind
The view northeast from Nangkar Tshang (5,000m - directly above Dingboche). Makalu (8,485m) is left of centre
Makalu, Ama Dablam and the Imja Khola valley leading to Chhukung and Imja Tse, viewed from Nangkar Tshang
Makalu, viewed from Nangkar Tshang
Ama Dablam and Ama Dablam Lakes, viewed from Nangkar Tshang
View south to Kangtega, Tamserku and Kwande, from Nangkar Tshang  > Dingboche to Dzonglha

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