Photo Diary – Hamor and Colibasanu on Everest

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Camp 1, Ama Dablam and Pumori in the background. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu.

Peter Hamor and Horia Colibasanu are currently heading to Camp 2 at 7,000 metres for further acclimatization on their Everest-Lhotse traverse.

Here is a selection of Peter and Horia’s photographs from the past few weeks on the mountain.

Equipment preparation in Lukla. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Hamor at base camp. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

A Puja ceremony. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Camp 1, Ama Dablam and Pumori in the background. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Negotiating a crevasse ladder. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Looking towards Pumori from the Khumbu Icefall. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Hamor in the Western Cwm. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

The Western Cwm. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Colibasanu (left) and Hamor resting in Pangboche. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

Receiving a blessing in Pangboche. Photo: Hamor/Colibasanu

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Ash Routen

Ash Routen

Ash Routen is an outdoor and adventure writer from the UK specialising in adventurous travel and expeditions, such as mountaineering, polar travel, and ocean crossings. Ash juggles a day job as a public health scientist with this second career in outdoor writing.

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Alongside writing, Ash also spends some time undertaking his own adventures, and completed a 640 km foot crossing of a frozen Lake Baikal in 2018. His next arctic journey is a 700 km trek along the coast of Baffin Island in Canada.

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