Route to Mera Peak, starting in Jiri a 24 days trek!
We collected 7300 euro's sponsor money, by climbing this mountain !
Photo's by Jean van Berkel and Rokus Graafland September en October 1998:
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|299 KByte map of the Mera Peak trek, from Jiri (bottom left),
to Mera Peak (top right) and Lukla (left of Mera Peak)
|Mera Peak, 6500 m, view to the North-East from the Hinku Valley at 4300 m altitude.||temple||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Photos from Jean van Berkel|
|Prayer flags at the summit of Mera Peak at 6500 m altitude.
View at Mount Everest (8846 m), Lhotse (8516 m) and Nuptse (7879 m),
|Mera Glacier and two summits of Mera Peak in the far distance||meraglac||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Village of Goli Gompa with millet (green) fields at 3000 m altitude near
Pike (4100 m). Back-ground Rolwaling Himal mountains.
|Village of Nuntala (Jiri - Lukla trail) with young boy carrying leaves back home.||nuntala||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Boy of around 6-8 years carrying leaves out of the woods high up the mountains
|Lukla, Everest Region||luklavil||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Himalaya Lodge in Lukla, Everest Region||himlodge||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Porters in the Hinku valley with broken moraine of Sabai Tsho Lake
causing a major flood on the 3th of September, 1998.
|Porter girls at the end of the trek in the Hinku valley with broken moraine
of Sabai Tsho Lake causing a major flood on the 3rd of September, 1998.
|Porters smoking during a rest.
All the porters smoke cigarets and pipe,
including the porter girls.
|Karikhola, South of Lukla||karikola||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Kitchen boy/cook Lokendra on the Mera Glacier (5400 m altitude),
view towards Khare and Tangnag.
|Lukla airstrip with a Twin Otter plane landing.||luklairp||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Photos from Rokus Graafland|
|Last meters to the top of Mera Peak.||rokus1||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Big rock at high camp, 5800 meters altitude. Our camp was behind this rock.||rokus2||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Above Tangnag, view at Sabai Tsho Lake with broken moraine dam (left)
and Mera Glacier (middle).
|Woman cooking inside on an open wood fire, vilalge of Pagongma.||rokus90||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Basket maker and woman (with red dress) with golden ring in
near vilalges of Pahplu and Loding.
|Dancing kitchen boys, simple lodge near village of Goli Gompa||rokus92||Sept/Oct 1998|
|Tamang porters smoking a pipe in their natural overhanging
"big rock" shelter,
village of Tangnag, Hinku Valley