Occasional Climber

Khumbu – Climbing Sundur Peak

At about 4,600m, above Thame Gompa with, from left, Kangtega (6,779m), Tamserku (6,608m) and Kusum Kanguru (6,369m)
A panorama from the broad ridge leading to Sundur Peak. To the left is the Bhote valley leading to Renjo la and Nangpa La. The the right is the valley leading on to Namche Bazaar
Climbing higher towards Sundur Peak, here at about 4,800m, with Kangtega, Tamserku and Kusum Kanguru behind
Approaching the trekking high point (5,000m), with the summit of Sundur Peak another 370 metres higher, but involving an exposed rock climb
The view just got better and better as we reached the trekking high point. Now Cho Oyu is in view to the right
This view shows the rocky section leading between the trekking high point (5,000m) and the summit of Sundur Peak (5,377m). The mountains between span Cho Oyu on the left through Chomolungma, to Kusum Kanguru and Kwangde far right
A view of Chomolungma from the trekking high point
Looking to Sundur Peak (right) and the chain of peaks including, from left, Tengkangboche (6,490m), Panayo Tippa (6,696m), Bigphera-Go (6,730m) and Parcharmo (6,273m)
On the descent > Thame to Kongde

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