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Nepal

Nepal


Postby stomper » Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:14 pm

Date walked: 07/02/2011

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Everest and lhotse taken from Mera peak
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island peak at sunset
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Makalu taken from mera peak
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mera peak
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yaks on everest trek
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Scott fisher plaque ( into thin air)
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on our way down the amphu lapsa
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nuptse at sun set
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Re: Nepal

Postby sloosh » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:37 pm

Wow! Stunning pics, mate. Whereabouts is that, exactly? Do you have a snap of a map of the area you were in?

Quick edit of the top one:

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Re: Nepal

Postby Merry-walker » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:38 pm

Brilliant photies :thumbup:
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Re: Nepal

Postby stomper » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:47 pm

Sorry i do not have a map of nepal but all you need to do is get a world atlas find india and nepal is on the east end of india. You will find everest on the border with TIBET. It is an amazing country and lots of tecks to chooose from if you like mountains
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Re: Nepal

Postby stomper » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:49 pm

sloosh wrote:Wow! Stunning pics, mate. Whereabouts is that, exactly? Do you have a snap of a map of the area you were in?


I am not trying to be funny i thought you might mean wheres nepal or did you mean which part of nepal was i in
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Re: Nepal

Postby sloosh » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:55 pm

stomper wrote:
sloosh wrote:Wow! Stunning pics, mate. Whereabouts is that, exactly? Do you have a snap of a map of the area you were in?


I am not trying to be funny i thought you might mean wheres nepal or did you mean which part of nepal was i in

Nae worries. :) I was meaning what part of Nepal were you in?

This should bring back a few memories for you - Bing Map (Mera Peak being just to the right of Lukla).

Did you climb Mera Peak? Where was the Scott Fischer memorial plaque?
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Re: Nepal

Postby stomper » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:06 pm

I atempted Mera peak but due to coffing since august and this trip was in November it efected me in getting to the summit. I got as far as half hour past high camp with 5 hrs still to go i had no choice but to turn back which was a little disapointing. I did however go up the Amphu lapsa which was an achiement in itself . after that the group went to do island peak i decided to head down to Dingboche as i was coffing still but already done island peak anyway. Once i got my photo's developt i thought after all it was no waste of money because these photo's i took are once in a lifetime and the onces i have put on this forum are just 2% of what i got. The Scott fisher memorial is on the everest basecamp treck about 2 hours past Pakding where you will find plento of other memorials to other climbers who have died on the big E
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Re: Nepal

Postby ChrisW » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:34 pm

WOW - stunning pics, thanks for posting :D
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Re: Nepal

Postby sloosh » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:59 pm

stomper wrote: I got as far as half hour past high camp with 5 hrs still to go i had no choice but to turn back which was a little disapointing.

From what I've read of how things are at altitude you did the right thing. :)

Once i got my photo's developt i thought after all it was no waste of money

How so? :?
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Re: Nepal

Postby stomper » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:24 pm

How so????? when you pay over £3000.00 for the privalage and you don't make any of the summitts then you must think what a wast of money. But the photo's made up for itt
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Re: Nepal

Postby sloosh » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:55 pm

stomper wrote:How so????? when you pay over £3000.00 for the privalage and you don't make any of the summitts then you must think what a wast of money.

Yeah, but got to experience trekking in Nepal and lived to tell the tale so it's a success, imo.
But the photo's made up for itt

They certainly did! Stunning.

You want the dates airbrushed out of any like the edit I did above?
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Re: Nepal

Postby stomper » Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:55 pm

i wouldn't mind i was wandering how that photo got there and it took me a while b4 i noticed that the dates are off which was anoying can you do 200 for me :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: only joking it be nice to know how you do it as all my photo's have dates on them. As for nepal well that was my fourth time and probably last time as i practiculy done all what i wanted to do there
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Re: Nepal

Postby sloosh » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:22 pm

stomper wrote: be nice to know how you do it as all my photo's have dates on them.

200 is a bit more than I think I could manage :lol: Don't mind doing a few for you though. I did it in Photoshop - careful application of the Clone Brush and a little Blurring to take care of the pixellation afterward.
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Re: Nepal

Postby David.Ferguson » Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:40 pm

Cracking pictures Stomper.I love reading any books on the treks/climbs in the Himalayas.What an experience to actually get there.

Lucky,Lucky. :)

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Re: Nepal

Postby colgregg » Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:13 pm

David.Ferguson wrote:Cracking pictures Stomper.I love reading any books on the treks/climbs in the Himalayas.What an experience to actually get there.

Lucky,Lucky. :)

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Agreed. Smashing photos. Its on my to do list although i think it will be on my didn't do list i'll be writing when i've been dumped in the nursing home a few years from now. I have Mike Harding's Footloose in The Hymalaya, a great book which I've read over and over.
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