Lukla Airport And The Himalayas

Description: You arrive early in the morning if you’re lucky and catch breakfast at a teahouse in town before heading up the valley seen in the distance. This is the start Continue Reading →

Majestic Machapuchare

Description: You’re going to need to get up before sunrise to capture the best photos of Machapuchare from Pokhara, Nepal. But it’s worth it! From the local translation meaning “Fish tail” Continue Reading →

The Trekking Life High Above Treeline – Photo Of The Day

Description: Way up where the trees can no longer grow, around 15,373’/4686m, there’s an emerald lake and the flanks of the Machermo Range of the Himalayas. Along the shore of this Continue Reading →

Breaking Through Morning Fog – Photo Of The Day

Description: The views from 16,600’/5060m can be pretty spectacular. You get to see things from that height that you don’t see from the valleys. Such as the valley fog parting just Continue Reading →

First Clear View Of The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: While there are certainly mountains around you when you step off the plane in Lukla after a short flight from Kathmandu, it’s not until after a few hours of trekking Continue Reading →

Moon Over The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Hands down Mong La is one of my favorite places to spend the night in the Himalayas. La translates roughly to ‘pass’, as in mountain pass. In this case the Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Lhotse – Photo Of The Day

Description: Lhotse gets a bad rap, if you ask me. First, it is one of the more mis-guessed peaks in the Himalayas. It looks majestic and like what you think Mt. Continue Reading →

Morning Greetings – Photo of The Day

Description: Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Your morning view today is of Machermo Peak deep in the Himalayas. This location is about a week’s walk from the Continue Reading →

Kangtega At Sunrise – Photo Of The Day

Description: As a repeat of yesterday’s comment, it’s best to get up before sunrise in the Himalayas. In this photo Kangtega, is braced against an onslaught of bright orange clouds lit Continue Reading →

Mount Rainier – Photo Of The Day

Title: Mount Rainier Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA, North America Description: It’s not often I get around to the North side of Mount Rainier and I forget what a beautiful Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mount Rainier And Its Reflection

Title: Mount Rainier And Its Reflection Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA, North America Description: One of the best birthday presents I ever received: waking up on the flanks of Mount Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Perfect Morning At Gokyo

Title: Perfect Morning At Gokyo Location: Gokyo, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Down below the view from Gokyo Ri (yesterday’s photo) the terrain is equally appealing, with this lakeside Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mt. Everest & Lhotse

Title: Mt. Everest & Lhotse Location: Gokyo Ri, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: The view from 17,000’/5181m up Gokyo Ri is spectacular. You are more than half way up Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kangtega And The Stars

Title: Kangtega And The Stars Location: Dole, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Scraping 6,782 meters (22,251 ft) into the sky, Kangtega has a striking resemblance to a saddle. Known locally as Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kyajo Ri, Nepal

Title: Kyajo Ri, Nepal Location: Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Kyajo Ri is just 30′ shorter than Denali/Mount McKinley in Alaska, standing 20,295′ above sea level. The approach takes Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Rare Four Volcanos In One Shot

Title: Rare 4 Volcanos In One Shot Location: Oregon, USA, North America Description: It’s not often you can capture four volcanos in one shot when flying commercially. Yesterday I was lucky to Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – October Snows And Mount Baker

Title: October Snows And Mount Baker Location: Mount Baker, Washington, USA, North America Description: When the sun is shining and the mountains are calling, not even the snow can slow us down. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Yak Train To Everest Basecamp With Ama Dablam In The Background

Title: Yak Train To Everest Basecamp With Ama Dablam In The Background Location: Duglah, Khumbu Region, Nepal, Asia Description: Yaks carrying supplies to Everest Basecamp are a common site as the Continue Reading →