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The best of Kanchenjunga
What is our favourite region for exploring? Kanchenjunga
without a doubt.
The region is also classic trekking. We begin in the lush
middle hills before
Here are some of our best from 2002 and prior, but explore the other
Kanchenjunga galleries for more.
BIG mountains; the Jannu-Kanchenjunga massif from south of Suketar - ie south of the airport.
Who needs electricity?
There are some truly wild but fine trails in the region.
Rodney and I drinking tungba in the days before bottled beer in the hills.
Dawa, nice guy and climbing guide
The moon rising over Jannu
Pasang take water from a tap
Wanda's favourite shot - Wanda Vivequin
The middle hills are great but we also get right up into
the mountains, here on the crest of a 5700m pass to Tibet.
This place is also unmentioned in the guide books and so we have never seen any other trekkers up here.
Jannu (7710m) is a captivating mountain star of the region, only overshadowed in
height by the Kanchenjunga peaks.
Pangpema (Kanchenjunga BC) the view of Kanchenjunga is scary. There is no safe
route up here and our sherpas have
Snow leopard prints near Lhonak by Dave
Snow leopard also showing the protective fur outline,
taken by Wanda near Jannu BC,
Peter treks out thru a wonderful forested section below Ghunsa.
The crew drive out on this "road".