Going up!

Ready and eager to get going. Sydney airport at sea level – 0m
Kathmandu – 1300m
Starting to trek – Jiri 2100m

Duerali 2705m

Mount Everest furthest to the left of the snow-capped peaks. Seen from Phurteng – 2900m
Discussing the next day’s trek. Khari La – 2840m

Headed in the right direction. Somewhere on the trail – 2700m

Lamjura La – 3530m

Time to stop and acclimatise. Namche Bazaar – 3420m

Protected by Ama Dablam – 3840m

Clear skies and stunning views to Everest – 3850m

Mon La – 3975m

Approaching the top – 4330m

Just above Gokyo – 4750m

With Mount Everest (8848m) to our right, on Gokyo Ri (my Everest) – 5360m


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