Everest Skiing

Jimmy Chin and Dave Hahn settle into their tent at Camp IV (26,000ft). (Jimmy Chin)
Skiing Mount Everest

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).

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Dave Hahn and Kit and Rob DesLauriers climb above the Balcony with Makalu in the background.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Clouds above Lhotse signify extreme winds above 26,000ft.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Kit DesLauriers crosses one of the many tied ladder bridges spanning crevasses on the Western Cwm.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


A gorak looks over Base Camp.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Kit DesLauriers climbs above Camp III on a late afternoon gear test run.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Kit DesLauriers makes her way through the upper bench above the Khumbu Icefall.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Everest Base Camp with the sun rising above Everest's West Ridge.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


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.)

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


A self portrait with Pumori in the background.

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(Jimmy Chin)


Arita Sherpa carries a load through the wild crevassed landscape of the Western Cwm.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Taking a break at the South Summit at 9:15 a.m., October18, 2006. (Left to right: Rob DesLauriers, Kit DesLauriers, and Dave Hahn.)

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Rob DesLauriers climbs through spinddrift and high winds on the Lhotse Face.

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Kit DesLauriers gets ready to "drop in" off the summit of Mount Everest (29,035ft).

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)


Kit DesLauriers faces fall line and carves turns down the Lhotse Face (25,000ft).

Skiing Mount Everest
(Jimmy Chin)

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