Archive for Annapurna Sanctuary

Friendship and the Unexpected


Annapurna Sanctuary, Nepal, January 1977 with Roger Browning

Roger and I spent 23 days together trekking to the Annapurna basecamp (15,500’) and then around Annapurna, passing abeam Dhalagiri, and on to the Jomsom Plain and the Buddhist shrine at Muktinath near the Tibetan border. This is a picture of Muktinath with snow.

Nepal 2

This morning I read in the New York Times that a freakish out of season snowstorm had caught trekkers in that area by surprise, stranding many and killing seven at last count. It is the worst trekking accident in recent memory. read more