Pictures from the trek up to and then around Mt. Nun Base Camp, Ladakh, Northern India
Starting for Nun Base Camp from Tangol
Views from the trail to Nun Base Camp
Resting at the beginning of the glacial valley that's leading up to Nun Base Camp
Happy to be here
Two of our porters - young boys from Tangol
One of our porters
The upper part of the trail. Nun Base Camp is on top of the moraine on the left
The trail to Nun Base Camp
A small lake marks the end of the glacier
Ice bridge at the end of the glacier. 11 days later it had melted and collapsed completely.
You have to cross the glacier to get to Nun Base Camp
The final part of the trail climbs the steep scree left from the waterfall. Nun Base Camp is on top of the moraine, to the right of the waterfall.
Nun Base Camp
Crossing the river before the camp
Looking back from Nun Base Camp
Resting at Nun Base Camp
Part of our group before the dining tent
Feeling good in the camp
An icefall leading up to the ice field where camp 1 is located. The way to camp 1 is NOT through this icefall.
Time for bed... ahhh.. tent
Puja before the climbing begins
Raindrops on the dining tent
Ice on the river in the morning
Peak D41 from Nun Base Camp
The only way to get power
The camp toilet
Kipa and Pasang making chapati
A nameless beauty above the camp. The way to camp 1 is to the right up on the moraine.
There is not much vegetation around the camp
A look back at the valley
Nun Base Camp in the morning
Resting inside my tent. Flower patterns all around!
The river near the camp
Chilling around the camp
An icy water dip!
Mice were all around the camp. Leave your tent open at your own risk ;-)
Our kitchen helper Pasang
It snowed last night
Drying up the equipment before we pack up and go
Nima Sherpa - our lead sherpa
Inigo and Ibon
Inigo, Mikel and Ibon
No summit but still glad to be here!
The way back to Tangol