Photo Diary – Griffith on Everest, Week 2

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British climber and photographer Jon Griffith is attempting the Everest-Lhotse traverse this season with Sherpa Tenji. Griffith plans to live-stream and record the ascent in Virtual Reality 3D, in memory of his close friend Ueli Steck.

Here is a selection of Jon’s photographs from week two on the mountain.

Tenji weaving through a maze of crevasses. Photo: Jon Griffith

Tenji takes in the full moon over the Lhotse Face from Camp 2. Photo: Jon Griffith

Tenji on the move in the Western Cwm. Photo: Jon Griffith

A sundog with Lhotse behind. Photo: Jon Griffith

Ueli Steck’s stupa, Lobuche. Photo: Jon Griffith

Memorial plaque for Ueli Steck, Lobuche. Photo: Jon Griffith

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Ash Routen

Ash Routen

Ash is an outdoor and adventure writer from the UK. He juggles a day job as a public health scientist with a second career in outdoor writing.

His words have featured in national newspapers, international magazines, and various websites. Bylines include Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, Outside Magazine, Rock and Ice, and Red Bull.

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