Winter Annapurna. by yi

Heading up. Porters. Without them we will not be able to reach the summit or climb. 

Heading up. Porters. Without them we will not be able to reach the summit or climb. 

Into Heaven. Carrying my DSLRs I'm unable to be ahead of the group. 

Into Heaven. Carrying my DSLRs I'm unable to be ahead of the group. 

Went for my first attempt at a peak that is more than 6,000m. Technical climb. Winter time and North Face. Both are bad ideas. It is the toughest combination. 

Driving to the start. Dharapani. Start of Annapurna Circuit. Nepali children by the road side. Using zoom lens. 

Driving to the start. Dharapani. Start of Annapurna Circuit. Nepali children by the road side. Using zoom lens. 

Hidden. Wind blowing worn out prayer flags. 

Hidden. Wind blowing worn out prayer flags. 

Sunny but we are still cold. 

Sunny but we are still cold. 

Late summit push. Second time. Still failed as it was too late and wind was too cold. 

Late summit push. Second time. Still failed as it was too late and wind was too cold. 

Closing into 5,000m. Sunset red. Long exposure. 

Closing into 5,000m. Sunset red. Long exposure. 

Night. 

Night. 

Follow your dreams. I still haven't given up on climbing, mountaineering and photography. Both I felt is important to me. Trekking since 2010. Shooting since 2014. Still have so much do learn and be a master of it.