Photo Of The Day – The Trail To Mount Everest

Title: The Trail To Mount Everest

Location: Solukhumbu, Just outside of Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Description: Close, but still kilometers in the distance, Mount Everest (Sagarmatha to local Nepalis)keeps watch over trekkers stopping to rest at a Buddhist Stupa along one of many trails through the Himalayas. Warm weather greets Fall trekkers but snows can arrive at any time, making trekking not just a walk in the park. At the elevation of this stupa, about 12,800′, travelers welcome any chance to sit, enjoy the view and catch their breath.

Camera Canon 7D
Lens Canon 28-300mm L
Shutter Speed 1/200
Aperture f/7.1
ISO 50
Focal Length 150mm (16mm equivalent)

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Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey. Image Available For Licensing (email).

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