Super cool gigapixle (Everest)

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Super cool gigapixle (Everest)

Postby Furthermore » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:19 pm

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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby jblyth » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:26 pm

Very cool.....
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby Jim Davies » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:28 pm

Wow. You can even see little climbers and tents on the Lhotse face. Thanks for the link!
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:47 pm

w-o-w
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby smoove » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:47 pm

Jim Davies wrote:Wow. You can even see little climbers and tents on the Lhotse face. Thanks for the link!


Truly amazing. Yup, you can see some just getting started at the bottom and all up along the thing. So cool.
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby Guitarzan » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:48 pm

That is an extremely cool pic.....
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Postby dcbates80911 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:18 pm

:shock: Very cool.
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby Guitarzan » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:19 pm

you can even see a few climbers scattered throughout the icefall. Really gives a good perspecitive on how massive Everest is.
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby colokeith » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:40 pm

AMAZING I just spent 30 minutes following the south col route!! It really brings the scale of the mountain into perspective!!
To climb is to push yourself in a way you might not normally imagine is possible. If your stamina, skill, and luck are sound you will get to stand on top. ... I realized that with climbing, I'd found something that nourished my soul and could forge me into a better version myself - Jim Davidson
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby Carl » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:50 pm

Wow! Thanks for sharing. Anyone know what camp or village the stone buildings with the blue roofs are? Visible in the center bottom of the screen if you pan all the way right and zoom in.
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby jbchalk » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:55 pm

Yesh, thats an insanely high resi pic...wow, so very cool.

Thank you for sharing!

Carl, thats the town of Gorak Shep - the last town before EBC.
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Re: Super cool gigapixle

Postby Jim Davies » Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:03 pm

I think I've spotted a pair of climbers on the north ridge route also. With a little searching maybe somebody can find Irvine. :)
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