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Kantega from Taweche Towers
Taweche Towers is a stunning, but little known, viewpoint not far off the blazed trail to Everest Basecamp. It is approximately 5000metres above sea level, but I have never seen a map with the location or elvation shown accurately.

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mkpatrickNice shot

mkpatrick

Voted 10/10

makes me feel small, not many photos do that. cheers
Posted Oct 6, 2007 6:27 am

johnlogukRe: Nice shot

johnloguk

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that was exactly the same feeling I had at the time. Up high on a narrow rock ridge, surrounded by giants, it is a fantastic place
Posted Oct 6, 2007 9:29 am

bongsunkeefantastic.....

bongsunkee

Voted 10/10

very nice shot! amezin.......
Posted Nov 2, 2007 6:59 am

johnlogukRe: fantastic.....

johnloguk

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thanks for the kind words, and your generous vote. I hope I get chance to go back to Taweche Towers one day. I often wonder if many other people have been there, but it is never mentioned in mountain literature
Posted Nov 2, 2007 4:13 pm

Ivonawe are

Ivona

Voted 10/10

so little in mountains..I suppose that in Himalaya we can feel this power more intensely.I would like admire them some day..and take a deep breath
Thanks for this awesome photo!
Posted Nov 26, 2007 11:03 am

johnlogukRe: we are

johnloguk

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Thanks for the kind words Ivona. I totally agree with your sentiments about mountains, they help to put the world in perspective. The trouble is that there are more beautiful places than time to visit them all, we can only try ha ha.
Posted Nov 28, 2007 6:40 pm

breagenThat is...

breagen

Voted 10/10

completely amazing, I feel like that mountain could just swallow me up. Amazing shot!
Posted Dec 9, 2007 2:18 pm

johnlogukRe: That is...

johnloguk

Hasn't voted

yes it was a really over-powering place to be Breagen. We'd scrambled up to these pinnacles, with a birds eye view of the Khumbu, and yet we were still overlooked by huge peaks
Posted Dec 9, 2007 6:37 pm

BigBadJMWhat do you say?

BigBadJM

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What can you say while looking at that view, God has a big paintbrush! Great pic!
Posted Aug 15, 2008 12:06 am

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johnlogukSubmitted by johnloguk
on Oct 1, 2007 10:41 am

Image ID: 342690
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Lat/Lon: 27.88946°N / 86.79611°E
Object Title: Kantega from Taweche Towers

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