High water | Gokyo, Nepal

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A trekker climbs to Gokyo Ri above the third lake of Gokyo—the peak is the 6,440m Cholatse. Photographs by Sujoy Das
1/6A trekker climbs to Gokyo Ri above the third lake of Gokyo—the peak is the 6,440m Cholatse. Photographs by Sujoy Das
Namche Bazaar, with the peak of Thamserku in the background.
2/6Namche Bazaar, with the peak of Thamserku in the background.
A climber atop the high pass of Rhenjo La, connecting the Gokyo and Bhote valleys.
3/6A climber atop the high pass of Rhenjo La, connecting the Gokyo and Bhote valleys.
A Tibetan snowcock calls to its mate near Dole, which is a two-day walk from Gokyo.
4/6A Tibetan snowcock calls to its mate near Dole, which is a two-day walk from Gokyo.
Rhododendrons bloom on the trail near the village of Monjo, 2,800m.
5/6Rhododendrons bloom on the trail near the village of Monjo, 2,800m.
A porter carries his load past the prayer stones of Ghat village.
6/6A porter carries his load past the prayer stones of Ghat village.
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