Gokyo Ri Peak

Gokyo
November 2, 2016

Namaste Family & Friends:

This morning, for exercise and acclimatization, David and I scaled Gokyo Ri Peak.

The elevation gain was over 2,000,feet and the mountain is very vertical, with no level sections. I thought it was a rigorous workout. So much for a “rest day.”

The summit of Gokyo Ri Peak  is 17,522 feet, which is the same elevation as Everest Base Camp and Burke-Khang Base Camp. We enjoyed some pretty stunning views during the climb, as you will see in the photos.

Tomorrow, we leave for Gokyo Lake #5.

Bill

Where’s Bill?

Gokyo Ri Mtn
Gokyo Ri Mtn
Climbing Gokyo Ri Mtn
Climbing Gokyo Ri Mtn
Gokyo from the Mtn
Gokyo from the Mtn
David
David
Bill
Bill
Near the summit
Near the summit
The summit-17,522 feet
The summit-17,522 feet
Everest on the left & Makalu on the right. Makalu is the 5th highest mountain in the world. (photo by David from the summit of Gokyo Ri)
Everest on the left & Makalu on the right. Makalu is the 5th highest mountain in the world. (photo by David from the summit of Gokyo Ri)

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6 thoughts on “Gokyo Ri Peak

  1. You’re handling the altitude well, and those acclimatization climbs can be difficult. Great pics!

    By the way, the Cubs won the World Series over the Indians in seven games, in case you’re interested.

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