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To Gokyo 2-7 Pangka, Na  [15 of 22]

From Machhermo, I walked up the trail for thirty minutes to the small village of Pangka (4480m) and sat on a rock watching several yak trains crossing the bridge to the small village of Na at the foot of the Nguzumpa Glacier, and the local villagers tilling the soil. The small village of Pangka was the site of a trekking tragedy after an extremely heavy snowfall on November 9-10, 1995. The lodge was jam-packed with 13 Japanese, 11 Nepali guides and porters, and two local people when the avalanche struck. All occupants were killed except a 17-year-old kitchen boy who survived burial in the wreckage for 40 hours before being rescued.
To Gokyo 2-7 Pangka, Na