It's a big family festival
here, so our Sherpa Women's Climbing Workshop students hosted a special
celebratory dance for everyone to get together and share stories and memories
of our workshop. Here they are dancing with some of the team members from our
Ama Dablam and Cho Oyu expedition who are still around Kathmandu enjoying this
beautiful city. These sherpa dances are an integral part of the culture here
and a way for everyone in the group to participate as equals.
Top of Gokyo Peak, Sherpa
Women's Climbing Workshop. Here is a picture of the Sherpa Women's
Climbing Workshop on the top of Gokyo Peak. In the background left-side one
can see the Cholo Peak (circa 6000 metres), and on the right of the photo, you
can see Everest and Lhotse. The people in the photo are from left to right:
Elselien te Hennepe (Training
Leader), Kaji Sherpa (support staff), Sapte Sherpa (support staff), Gyelzen
Sherpa (support staff), Lakpa Kongle Sherpa (Local Advisor), Daniel Mazur
(Company Representative, SummitClimb.com), Kandu Sherpa (Student), Nima Dolma
Sherpa (Guide Aspirant). Thanks a lot for your kind attention into the Sherpa
Women's Climbing Workshop!
This is a picture of Gokyo Lake and the settlement of Gokyo (left of
centre). Those peaks in the background are Cholatse on the left and Tawoche on
the right. This might be one of the most beautiful spots in the entire Khumbu!
Saturday market in Namche Bazar. In this weekly market villagers from all
over the region come together to by and sell vegetables, spices, meat, and
household items. Here is a photo. Thanks!
Earlier Update and background
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