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East of Lukla
Evening clouds part for a brief moment, revealing unknown peaks east of Lukla.
The Zatra La, the 15,000' pass leading into the Hinku Valley is to the right, in the cloud.
There is a wealth of exploratory climbing here, just a few hours walk from Lukla.


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Voted 10/10

i like this one a lot!

dramatic sunlit peaks peeping out from the clouds and the contrast with the trees in the foreground.

Posted Nov 18, 2004 9:28 am

NelsonRe: :-)


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Thanks. I had to do a 25-meter dash to get that nice curved tree in the frame before the clouds closed in again.

Good luck on your next adventure. Your web page is fantastic!
Posted Nov 18, 2004 7:58 pm



Voted 10/10

Are this clouds or is it more fog? I hope that they didn`t bring you bad weather.It is mistic , whatever this is.
Posted Nov 18, 2004 11:46 am

NelsonRe: Magic


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Thanks. This is the typical afternoon clouds or fog( fog = clouds that are close to the ground). It meant that for most of the trip we couldn't see much in the afternoon, but once in a while it would open up like this, always a breathtaking moment!
Posted Nov 18, 2004 5:07 pm



Voted 10/10

Incredible shot!Cheers,TA
Posted May 25, 2006 7:33 pm

NelsonRe: Beatifull...


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Thanks again. This was one of those mountain magic moments. I'm glad I was able to capture it. I have a large print of this photo hanging on the wall just above me now!
Posted May 26, 2006 12:01 pm

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on Nov 18, 2004 8:41 am

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Lat/Lon: 27.70670°N / 86.86920°E
Object Title: East of Lukla