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November 1, 2010 5:17 pm

The views this morning were incredible. The snow transformed the valley and it looked amazing, with the trees all covered with snow and the mountains even more dramatic and imposing than usual. As we set off from Pangboche we admired the new views and Rich and I began talking about climbing Ama Dablam. I still… Read more

Dingboche Acclimatisation

October 20, 2010 11:46 am

In keeping with the standard practice weather, the skies cleared yesterday as evening turned into night, and I had another go at capturing the starlit mountains. This time it worked rather better – the first photo shows Lhotse and Island Peak under the stars. The skies were still clear this morning and the views were… Read more

Ama Dablam appears

October 19, 2010 2:45 pm

The sky finally cleared last night, and even under the light of the moon, the views were amazing. For the first time, we saw the iconic shape of Ama Dablam, and I spent ages trying (not entirely successfully) to get a decent long-exposure night-time photo. This morning it was still clear, the beautiful blue sky… Read more