Xixa seen from the plains of...

Xixa seen from the plains of Siling. All the upper parts of the normal route can be clearly seen. Small herdes of Tibetan Gazelles can be seen in front. When you see these animals relatively close to civilization, it's a sign it's a tough winter.

Photo shot from NE in November.

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Corax

Corax - Nov 24, 2005 6:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: This is...

I agree.

One of my favorites.

James C

James C - Nov 25, 2005 12:09 am - Voted 10/10

absolutly brilliant

she is probably one of the most bueutiful mountains there is to see. Great picture, your pictures are always amazing!

Corax

Corax - Nov 25, 2005 4:52 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: absolutly brilliant

Thanks for the nice words JC.



Xixa is special somehow.

Misha

Misha - Dec 21, 2005 1:29 am - Hasn't voted

Way to go!

You are one of the few people on this site who truly inspire me. Kudos for your seemingly incredible passion for exploring the world!

Corax

Corax - Dec 22, 2005 1:19 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to go!

Thanks a lot for the very nice comment Misha!

Herb

Herb - May 19, 2006 12:10 pm - Voted 10/10

That pic shows...

...the gorgeous solitariness of a mountain.

Thanks for sharing,
Herbert

Corax

Corax - May 22, 2006 8:39 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: That pic shows...

Thanks for the comment Herb.
A wonderful place. Especially late in the season when you have the whole place for yourself, only sharing it with some nomads and animals.

Cyrill

Cyrill - Nov 11, 2007 11:26 am - Voted 10/10

Xixa

How demanding?

Corax

Corax - Nov 11, 2007 2:09 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Xixa

Even if Xixa is regarded as one of the "easy" 8000ers, anything over 8000m is very demanding,

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