108 Photos - Oct 5, 2011
Photo: Kathmandu!Photo: Flying to Lukla through mountain passesPhoto: Landing at Lukla - "the world's most dangerous airport"Photo: They need all of the runway to stopPhoto: The team: Roy, Sangay (porter), Eric, Lakpa SherpaPhoto: A typical trail - steep and rockyPhoto: Photo: The first tea hutPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: from Chutanga.  Lukla in the distancePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Irish bar at 14000 feetVideo: a leach, reallyPhoto: can you spot the trail?Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: KhotePhoto: National Park entrancePhoto: Photo: Mera Peak!Photo: Woodworking with hand toolsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Lakpa in the Hinku valleyPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: CaromsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: I don't know how they could carry that muchPhoto: A billboard for Khare CampPhoto: Photo: Zatrwa La (maybe)Photo: Photo: Last lodge before the glacierPhoto: the glacierPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Mera PeakPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: High camp at 19000 feetPhoto: the view from our tentPhoto: The summit!Photo: big ice wallPhoto: high camp.  Tent is covered in snow at lower right of rockPhoto: It could have been colder...Photo: still blown out at the topPhoto: views of high peaks, possibly EverestPhoto: Photo: Photo: we had the dormitory to ourselvesPhoto: Naks! (not Yaks)Photo: Mera PeakPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: washed out trail, looking downPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Lukla runway slopes down about 12 degreesPhoto: Photo: Notice the red "Terrain Warning"  It was flashing a lotPhoto: Video: Video: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: a cremationPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Meditating on a great expedition!