Photo Diary – Hamor and Colibasanu on Everest

Camp 1, Ama Dablam and Pumori in the background. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu.

Peter Hamor and Horia Colibasanu are currently heading to Camp 2 at 7,000 metres for further acclimatization on their Everest-Lhotse traverse.

Here is a selection of Peter and Horia’s photographs from the past few weeks on the mountain.

Equipment preparation in Lukla. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Hamor at base camp. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

A Puja ceremony. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Camp 1, Ama Dablam and Pumori in the background. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Negotiating a crevasse ladder. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Looking towards Pumori from the Khumbu Icefall. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Hamor in the Western Cwm. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

The Western Cwm. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Colibasanu (left) and Hamor resting in Pangboche. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Receiving a blessing in Pangboche. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu


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