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Khumbu Icefall standing over a crevasse

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Khumbu Icefall standing over a crevasse
Ladders are placed in the Khumbu Icefall to make crossing crevasses possible. Some are single ladders spanning a couple meters while others are multiple ladders tied together to bridge large crevasses. This is a double ladder. I'm standing in the middle where the two ladders are lashed together looking down into the crevasse this ladder was spanning.


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Arthur Digbee

Voted 10/10

Thanks for taking the camera out and sharing.
Posted Jun 11, 2008 1:06 pm



Voted 10/10

Really gives you a feeling of how it looks like to stand on this ladders.

Thanks Kurt!!
Posted Jun 15, 2008 3:30 am

Bluecube22ladder bridge


Voted 10/10

thanks for the great view
Posted Jun 18, 2008 9:21 pm

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Kurt WedbergSubmitted by Kurt Wedberg
on Jun 9, 2008 11:28 am

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Object Title: Khumbu Icefall standing over a crevasse

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing