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Between the steps: Climbers on summitridge of Everest 14th September 2007

5 Responses to “Between the steps: Climbers on summitridge of Everest”

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    Romke:

    Intriguing image. I can\'t stop looking at it, even though just thinking of the altitude makes me dizzy…

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    Josef Renklint:

    Great shot, I love this angle!

  3. 3
    mc:

    WOW…where have you been hiding this shot? My favorite mountain shots are usually of a summit ridge. This shot is breathtaking; clear, sharp and mesmerizing. This could easily be a motivational poster!!!

  4. 4
    Mauricio Matos:

    What a beautiful shot. That is a picture I would never take :)

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    Abhijit Dharmadhikari:

    Sheer beauty! I can\'t imagine how the kangshung drop would look down from here:-)

    Is that Changatse at the top left?

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Between the steps: Climbers on summitridge of Everest

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Climbers fighting their way up the last sections of Mount Everest. This is the relatively flat and easy stretch between the 2nd Step (seen in the back) and the 3rd Step (from which i am taking the foto.

The steep Kangshung face of Everest can be seen on the right side, only two expeditions have ever summited via that side…

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