Snow meringue on Kaluxung North Ridge
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Kaluxung North Ridge
The fierce winds (predominantly W) sweeping the whole area have created huge cornices and snow meringues overhanging the east face. The main summit (alt. 6674m) is located approx. 950m further south along the N ridge.
Shot location: above Kyangyong Lake, alt. 4950m, Lat 28°53'30"N Long 90°13'40"E
Location of the snow meringue on the ridge: Lat 28°51'31"N Long 90°12'27"E
(Lhagoi Kangri East range - Central Tibet - 16 October 2008)