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The calm before the storm

October 25, 2010 10:04 am

It feels like the calm before the storm at the moment. We’re waiting at IPBC, bags packed, tents down, and the team is filling in time before we set off on the walk to High Camp. One of the strangest things about this trip is the time spent waiting. Even disregarding the first few weather-affected… 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