The Nakora Valley in upper Miyar.
peak 6030 towering above the Nakora Valley (next year!).
One of the many alpine meadows in the Miyar.
Exploring a side glacier in the Miyar Valley.
On the Miyar Glacier, heading towards the ablation (snow) line (image: Celesta Fong)
Checking in with the team at dawn on pass crossing day (image: Celesta Fong).
Scanning for ibex in the Miyar Valley. (image: Celesta Fong)
views from peak 6005 in the Mayar valley.
Exploratory team - with trekkers Celesta, Jerry, and Ron
Exploratory Porter Staff
These men hail from near Jumla in Nepal, and are honest, solid, and hardworking.
Roster (in order of appearance): Jagat Shahi, Bim Bahadur Shahi, Nabin Shahi, Bhisan Kumar Shahi, Tapendra Kumar Shahi, Bim Shahi, Birendra Shahi, Surat Shahi, Jeevan Kumar Shahi, Lokesh Kumar Shahi, Bal Bahadur Shahi, Sughan Shahi, Suman Shahi, Bir Bhadur Shahi, Jaya Shahi.
|Tenpa Tsering - Sirdar and Head Chef|
|Phuntsok - Cook|
|Luke - western leader|
|Kunsang - Assistant Guide and Camp Master|
stay tuned! We head into Upper Zanskar next month for a wild traverse of the Great Himalaya, with more exploratory climbing. Check out Celesta Fong's spectacular photo set of the trip as well.