Lobuche Peak

The snow-dried Lobuche East peak taken from the alps, summer 2005

Location: Nepal Elevation:   6 145 meters Lobuche is a Nepalese mountain located near the famous Khumbu Glacier, who both belong in the Himalayas range. It is an extension of the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest. The mountain has two main peaks, the Lobuche East at 6119 meters and the Lobuche West at … Read more

Lhotse Climb

South Face of Lhotse, as seen from Chukhung Ri

Location: Border of Province No. 1, Nepal and Tibet Autonomous Region, China Elevation: 8,516 meters Everybody is familiar with the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. But did you know that just south of this towering landform is the fourth highest peak in the world? It’s true, and this mountain is … Read more

Mera Peak Expedition

Ice-coated summit of Mera Peak under the clear blue skies

Mera Peak Location: Nepal Elevation:  6,476 meters The Mera Peak is Nepal’s highest permitted trekking mountain, sitting to the south of Mt. Everest. It is among the Khumbu Himalayan Range, whose trails start with coniferous forest, going to the rhododendrons and alpine environments. There are two main summits, Mera North, which is … Read more