Photographer David Breashear’s Interactive Photograph of the Khumbu Glacier Near Everest

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American Filmmaker and Mountaineer David Breashears has created an incredibly detailed two billion pixel interactive image of the Khumbu glacier. The Khumbu Glacier is in the Khumbu region of northeastern Nepal between Mount Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Made from 477 separate high resolution shots, the photograph aims to tell the "bigger story of climate change in the area," and allows you to zoom to different areas of the site, including inside a tent at base camp. Click on the button below to view the photograph. … Read more

Annapurna Circuit and Dhaulagiri Ice Falls

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While trekking the 23 days of the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal you should really try to make the side hike to the stunning Dhaulagiri icefall. The Dhaulagiri icefall is a glacier on the south slope of the Annapurna Range between the peaks of Dhaulagiri I and Tukuche. This is a hard day hike but is rewarded with an amazing view of the spectacular icefalls. There are no settlements on the trail so make sure to pack a lunch and possibly a sleeping bag. The trail to the icefall begins by crossing a tributary and climbing up through lush forested … Read more

Photos Annapurna Circuit

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The 23 day Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered one of the classic and most rewarding trips in Nepal. The trek circles the Annapurna mountain range and begins at either the town of Bhote Order or Gorkha, west of Kathmandu and ending at Pokhara. For the majority of the trek there are spectacular views of the peaks of  The Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range, and Machhapuchre. The high point of the trek ascends to 17,762 feet or 5414m while traversing Throng La Pass. You beging this ascent from the arid valley of the upper Manang region. This is … Read more

Mount Everest Photos

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Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world it is also an amazing mountain to photograph. Just try to take a bad picture in the Himalayas.  You can point your  camera in any direction and you'll capture sweeping vistas of the world's highest mountains. We will add more photos to this gallery as we get them. Come back and check them out. [slickr-flickr tag="everest" items="12" type="gallery" id="65534998@N06"] … Read more