Nepal - Annapurna Sanctuary Photos

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 Start of our walk from Trisulli Bazar

Start of our walk from Trisulli Bazar

 Dhaulagiri at sunrise

Dhaulagiri at sunrise

 Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri

 Dhaulagiri II

Dhaulagiri II

 Annapurna IV

Annapurna IV

 The sunrise over the eastern hills of NEpal

The sunrise over the eastern hills of NEpal

 A book about Alex Macintyre who died on Annapurna I

A book about Alex Macintyre who died on Annapurna I

 En route to Annapurna BC - Siduwa Teahouse

En route to Annapurna BC - Siduwa Teahouse

 Typical accommodations along the trail. No stars but no tent either :-)

Typical accommodations along the trail. No stars but no tent either :-)

 The trail to the Annapurna BC follows a deep gorge with spectacular waterfalls all around

The trail to the Annapurna BC follows a deep gorge with spectacular waterfalls all around

 Hinchuli - the south east flank

Hinchuli - the south east flank

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 The last teahouse before the ABC

The last teahouse before the ABC

 Annapurna IV

Annapurna IV

 Annapurna I in all its splendour - 10,000ft of steep wall

Annapurna I in all its splendour - 10,000ft of steep wall

 Looking down the Annapurna Glacier. The pointy peak on the right is Machapuchare.

Looking down the Annapurna Glacier. The pointy peak on the right is Machapuchare.

 Annapurna BC, the actual climbing BC is at the foot of the mountain - another day’s walk from here.

Annapurna BC, the actual climbing BC is at the foot of the mountain - another day’s walk from here.

 Annapurna I and the Annapurna Glacier

Annapurna I and the Annapurna Glacier

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 The icefall of Annapurna IV and Himalchuli

The icefall of Annapurna IV and Himalchuli

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 The Fang

The Fang

 One of the memorial plates at the ABC

One of the memorial plates at the ABC

 Prayer flags

Prayer flags

 The Heliport at the Annapurna BC

The Heliport at the Annapurna BC

 Look what I found!

Look what I found!

 The elevation of the Annapurna BC

The elevation of the Annapurna BC

 It was great to do this trek with Kumar - we shared so many adventures

It was great to do this trek with Kumar - we shared so many adventures

 Annapurna I

Annapurna I

 Machapuchare

Machapuchare

 Annapurna I at sunrise

Annapurna I at sunrise

 Our ride!

Our ride!

 Annapurna IV from the helicopter. On the far right is the Fang.

Annapurna IV from the helicopter. On the far right is the Fang.

 Himalchuli and the icefall

Himalchuli and the icefall

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 Annapurna I and the Annapurna Glacier from the helicopter.

Annapurna I and the Annapurna Glacier from the helicopter.

 Annapurna 1

Annapurna 1

 The Roc Noir. Gangapurna is on the far right. See the Mesocanto La photos for the photos of these peaks from the other side!

The Roc Noir. Gangapurna is on the far right. See the Mesocanto La photos for the photos of these peaks from the other side!

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 Annapurna I on the left

Annapurna I on the left

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 Gangapurna - the triangular peak at the top of the photo

Gangapurna - the triangular peak at the top of the photo

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 Gangapurna

Gangapurna

 Annapurna III - the mountains on the horizon are on the border of Nepal and Tibet (China)

Annapurna III - the mountains on the horizon are on the border of Nepal and Tibet (China)

 East face of Annapurna III - unclimbed

East face of Annapurna III - unclimbed

 The north face of Machapuchare - absolutely spectacular from the helicopter at the altitude of almost 6,000m

The north face of Machapuchare - absolutely spectacular from the helicopter at the altitude of almost 6,000m

 Annapurna II - almost 8,000m high

Annapurna II - almost 8,000m high

 Pokhara Airport

Pokhara Airport

 Machapuchare from Pokhara

Machapuchare from Pokhara