Jimmy Chin and Dave Hahn settle into their tent at Camp IV (26,000ft).
Rob and Kit DesLauriers prepare food and gear at Camp II (21,000ft) for their move up to Camp III (24,000ft).
Dave Hahn and Kit and Rob DesLauriers climb above the Balcony with Makalu in the background.
Clouds above Lhotse signify extreme winds above 26,000ft.
Kit DesLauriers crosses one of the many tied ladder bridges spanning crevasses on the Western Cwm.
A gorak looks over Base Camp.
Kit DesLauriers climbs above Camp III on a late afternoon gear test run.
Kit DesLauriers makes her way through the upper bench above the Khumbu Icefall.
Everest Base Camp with the sun rising above Everest's West Ridge.
Eight of the climbing Sherpas at Camp II during one of their rare rest days. (Clockwise: Lakpa Gelge, Danuru, Arita, Sonam, Mingma, Ang Namgay, Pasang Tenzin, Mingma Dorje.)
A self portrait with Pumori in the background.
Arita Sherpa carries a load through the wild crevassed landscape of the Western Cwm.
Taking a break at the South Summit at 9:15 a.m., October18, 2006. (Left to right: Rob DesLauriers, Kit DesLauriers, and Dave Hahn.)
Rob DesLauriers climbs through spinddrift and high winds on the Lhotse Face.
Kit DesLauriers gets ready to "drop in" off the summit of Mount Everest (29,035ft).
Kit DesLauriers faces fall line and carves turns down the Lhotse Face (25,000ft).