Monday, 3 December 2012

Solo on Ama Dablam

The spectacular Ama Dablam from Base Camp


Looking along the line of the SW Ridge of Ama Dablam

Expedition tents at ABC

First light after an open bivi at Camp 1

Stu Peacock (Adventure Peaks) climbing the Yellow Tower


Enjoying the view from the top of the crux Yellow Tower

Looking along the Mushroom Ridge at sunrise

A welcome sunrise on summit day

Dawn breaking on the Mushroom Ridge

Camp 2.9 perched at the top of the Mushroom Ridge


The Dablam and summit slopes from the site of the dangerous Camp 3

Climbing the headwall above the Dablam



The final steps across the strangely convoluted summit

Self portrait on the summit of Ama Dablam (6129m)


Stunning views of the SW face of Everest from the summit

Great video from Phillippe Gatta from his successful 2010 ascent

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