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Everest Photo Gallery - Everest Base Camp with views of the Khumbu Icefall, the Khumbu Glacier, Pumori, Lingtren, Lho La, Everest West Shoulder, and Nuptse.

I trekked from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp in May 2000.

01 The Way To Everest Base Camp Is Near Gorak Shep With Nuptse I left Gorak Shep early in the morning and followed the sign to Everest Base Camp, quickly descending to the Khumbu Glacier.

01 The Way To Everest Base Camp Is Near Gorak Shep With Nuptse

02 Pumori Sunrise Just After Leaving Gorak Shep Towards Everest Base Camp The sun hit beautiful Pumori just after I started my trek from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp.

02 Pumori Sunrise Just After Leaving Gorak Shep Towards Everest Base Camp

03 Pumori Early Morning From Trail Between Gorak Shep And Everest Base Camp The sun continued lighting up Pumori as I trekked from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp.

03 Pumori Early Morning From Trail Between Gorak Shep And Everest Base Camp

04 Trail To Everest Base Camp Is On The Rock-Strewn Khumbu Glacier Passing Crevasses And Ice Pinnacles The trail follows the rock-strewn Khumbu Glacier, passing crevasses and ice pinnacles.

04 Trail To Everest Base Camp Is On The Rock-Strewn Khumbu Glacier Passing Crevasses And Ice Pinnacles

05 Jerome Ryan On Khumbu Glacier Trail To Everest Base Camp With Boulders Supported By Ice Jerome Ryan poses with rocks precariously balanced on top of ice. The ice melts in the sun around rocks but not under the rocks where there is shade.

05 Jerome Ryan On Khumbu Glacier Trail To Everest Base Camp With Boulders Supported By Ice

06 Pumori From Khumbu Glacier Trail Near Everest Base Camp The full width of Pumori is visible on the trek to Everest Base Camp.

06 Pumori From Khumbu Glacier Trail Near Everest Base Camp

07 Lingtren From Khumbu Glacier Trail Near Everest Base Camp Lingtren from the Khumbu Glacier trail near Everest Base Camp.

07 Lingtren From Khumbu Glacier Trail Near Everest Base Camp

08 Everest Base Camp Stretches Along The Khumbu Glacier I finally reached Everest Base Camp, a long strung out village of many international expeditions.

08 Everest Base Camp Stretches Along The Khumbu Glacier

09 Everest Base Camp Stretches Along The Khumbu Glacier Everest Base Camp is so long that it took me 45 minutes to walk through it in May 2000. The Base Camp staff not on the mountain were very friendly, offering me tea and snacks.

09 Everest Base Camp Stretches Along The Khumbu Glacier

10 Expeditions At Everest Base Camp 2000 - Babu Chiri Sherpa, Inventa Cleanup, Nepalese Women, Caixa Manresa There were many expeditions at Everest Base Camp in May 2000, including Babu Chiri Sherpa who set a speed record of 16:56 on May 21, 2000. On April 28, 2001 he died when he fell into a crevasse at Camp II. The 2000 Everest Environmental Everest Expedition, led by American Robert Hoffman, removed over 600 discarded oxygen bottles and put 13 people on the summit on May 24, 2000, including Apa Sherpa completing his 11th Everest summit. The Nepalese Women Millennium Everest Expedition 2000 put Lhakpa Doma Sherpa on the summit May 18, 2000. A Spanish expedition sponsored mainly by Caixa de Monresa put 4 people on the summit on May 16, 2000.

10 Expeditions At Everest Base Camp 2000 - Babu Chiri Sherpa, Inventa Cleanup, Nepalese Women, Caixa Manresa

11 Expeditions At Everest Base Camp 2000 - Byron Smith From Canada Canadian Byron Smith’s 2000 expedition included lots of live audio and video to CBC Newsworld. Smith reached the summit on May 21, 2000 in bad weather, but he wasn’t able to take any photos or video on the summit. Controversy quickly dogged Smith, and his summit has been questioned.

11 Expeditions At Everest Base Camp 2000 - Byron Smith From Canada

12 Life Goes On At Everest Base Camp 2000 - Feeding A Baby, Drying Boots, Crampons, And Clothing, Charging Solar Panels As I walked through Everest Base Camp, I could see that life continues with a couple eating and feeding their baby, drying boots and crampons, and drying newly washed clothes and recharging solar panels.

12 Life Goes On At Everest Base Camp 2000 - Feeding A Baby, Drying Boots, Crampons, And Clothing, Charging Solar Panels

13 Khumbu Icefall From Everest Base Camp With Lhotse You really appreciate the size and enormity of the Khumbu Icefall as you walk through Everest Base Camp. A bit of Lhotse pokes above the Icefall.

13 Khumbu Icefall From Everest Base Camp With Lhotse

14 Lho La And Everest West Shoulder From Everest Base Camp As I neared the end of Everest Base Camp, I looked ahead to the Lho La, the pass between Nepal and Tibet, sandwiched between Lingtren and the Everest West Shoulder.

14 Lho La And Everest West Shoulder From Everest Base Camp

15 Khumbu Icefall Between Everest West Shoulder And Nuptse The Khumbu Icefall is sandwiched between the Everest West Shoulder and Nuptse.

15 Khumbu Icefall Between Everest West Shoulder And Nuptse

16 Jerome Ryan At The End of Everest Base Camp And The Beginning Of The Khumbu Icefall With Lobuche East And West Behind After walking all the way through Everest Base Camp, Jerome Ryan reached the point where the Khumbu Icefall actually begins. The view down the valley ends at Lobuche East and West.

16 Jerome Ryan At The End of Everest Base Camp And The Beginning Of The Khumbu Icefall With Lobuche East And West Behind

17 Khumbu Icefall Khumbu Icefall from the end of Everest Base Camp, where you can trek no farther.

17 Khumbu Icefall

18 Sherpa Descending Khumbu Icefall I scanned the Khumbu Icefall and could see a Sherpa descending towards Base Camp, carrying oxygen bottles.

18 Sherpa Descending Khumbu Icefall

19 Sherpas Descending Khumbu Icefall I sat down at the beginning of the Khumbu Icefall and watched Sherpas descending and then exiting the Khumbu Icefall.

19 Sherpas Descending Khumbu Icefall

20 Khumbu Icefall With Lhotse behind From Everest Base Camp The clouds started rolling in, so I sadly left Everest Base Camp and started the trek back to Gorak Shep. I turned around to see Lhotse poke its head above the Nuptse shoulder.

20 Khumbu Icefall With Lhotse behind From Everest Base Camp

21 Nuptse From Trail Between Everest Base Camp And Gorak Shep As I trekked back from Everest Base Camp to Gorak Shep, I looked south to see Nuptse in all its glory.

21 Nuptse From Trail Between Everest Base Camp And Gorak Shep