Dugla Hill

At the top of the Dugla Hill in the Khumbu Valley, chortens built and carved to honor Sherpa who have died on Everest reside under the peaceful blessings of Ama Dablam.

Thai Spirit House

Thai Spirit House.


A pansy

A pansy brings a touch of color in the cold of the Khumbu Valley.


Lone climber

Lone climber meditates on the grandeur of the Khumbu Himal.


South ridge of Imja Tse

South ridge of Imja Tse with North ridge of Ama Dablam dominating the background.


Margo and Sherpa

Margo and Sherpa Ang Phurba on the summit of Imja Tse (Island Peak) in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal.



Everest. Sagarmatha: Mother Goddess of the Earth. The black triangel of Mt Everest stand tall amont its surrounding peaks.


A pole

A pole is draped with prayers flags to honor the mountain behind it. Mt. Kailas is the center of the spiritual universe for Tibetan Buddhists, Hindus, Bons, and Janes.


Two trekkers

Two trekkers make their way up a side valley in the Khumbu Region of Nepal.


Prayer flags send their praise

Prayer flags send their praise to the gods on the wind in front of the peaks of the Khumbu Valley.