on the way to ama base camp. getting close..
we stop here to take a break
Oscar and Eric walking in front, with our porter following, carry big load.
the last flat before reach base camp
stop here for lunch, Ian taking pictures
we had boil egg, cheese, apple and, Tibet pan cake.
tire to death ?
trail everywhere, that's Ian's concern.
That's Ama, i cant believe it...
Oscar taking picture, with Ian and Sam in the back
Why run, i cant remember
Pemba, our climbing sherpa, He was been so nice and helpful to me too, feel bad even didnt get chance to say thanks to him.
took by Pemba, on the way to ama base camp
Oscar, on the way to ama base camp,
more close to it, i can see the glacier above camp3 very clearly
Ian, our beloved guide
lots of porter on the way up and down
Pemba. He has been summit ama dablam at lease 3 times, and going to push his 4th bid with Nov team very soon... wish you all the best Pemba !
he is our porter, from Nima's big family..
Sam and Ian, having hot juice sent by our kitchen boy from ama base camp, life saver.
the last slope before base camp. the one carry yellow backpack, is Pemba.
Hong and Sam, heading to ama dablam..
okay here we go, finally
ama base camp is pretty nice compare with other base camp. with excellent view of ama south face. you can sit there whole day by just look at the mountain in front of you.
Yak still carry loads to base camp
Chris and Ian, with towache at back
Hong carry bag to our tent
the little stone house is... toilet
closer look of ama, i think i took this picture on the second morning, after breakfast, just sit on camping chair, in front of ama, under sunshine, for very long time...
sorts gear for island peak. gosh we have so many things to carry ?
the big red tent is our dining tent, really nice one, and much warmer than the small blue tent
Chris checking my gear, en, seems all set ! i didnt bring my ice axe, so just use chris's
cloud start to build up...
the big boulder at base camp.
they were training fix rope tech at here, last year.
Tsering, yeah, it is you, standing in front of cloud.
I gave it to your friend Chris at that morning we left base camp
I have couple of bite so it's an open box. I gave it to Mama after island peak climb. I figured he was climb island peak with you too one year ago.
saying goodbye to ama base camp
i should come back again, later on.