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View South from the Hillary Step, May 19th, 2012

 
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View South from the Hillary Step, May 19th, 2012
On his successful Everest trip this past spring, RobSC took this fantastic shot: A view over the Khumbu region to the south of Everest from the top of the Hillary Step on the morning of May 19th, 2012.

Just a SEA of beautiful peaks!

ID'ing the major peaks in this shot was more work than the previous two. Not only am I less familiar with these peaks, but the softness of both the air and the photo decrease the contrast. The crazy terrain and often-conflicting maps and other resources don't help much, either!

Once again, I owe Guenter Seyfferth many thanks for assistance with this pic.

Please enjoy this fantastic landscape!

Peace,

Big Lew

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AlbertoRampiniMy congrats...

AlbertoRampini

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..Isheen for this beautiful work on this picture.
Many thanks and my best greetings.

alberto rampini
Posted Oct 10, 2012 10:32 am

lsheenRe: My congrats...

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Many thanks, Alberto. Glad you enjoy it!

Peace,

Big Lew
Posted Oct 10, 2012 12:03 pm

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lsheenSubmitted by lsheen
on Oct 9, 2012 11:16 pm

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