Adventure - Robert Downie
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Kala Patthar Ascent

Looking down at dawn from the summit of Kala Patthar 5,643 m (18,514 ft) towards a group of trekkers attempting the climb in the hope of catching a glimpse of the summit of Everest in the distance. Its a slow ascent as at 5500m you have approximately 50% of the Oxygen available at sea level. Taken with Fuji Velvia slide film. Nepalese Himalaya, Nepal

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