My Favorite Mountain Pictures 

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Pic-1 (below): View of the Dhaulagiri (8167m) Ice pyramid in the Annapurna range, Nepal  ... seen from the entrance gate of the famous Muktinath Temple. In the mid-distance is the village of Muktinath-Ranipuwa.

Pic-2 (below): Looking back down towards the huts of the High Base Camp .... on way to the Thorang-La Pass (5416m) ... in the Annapurna Range of Nepal. You can see some more trekkers leaving Camp starting for the Pass.    

 

Pic-3 (below): View of the Spiti River Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India ....  looking down from a rock-ledge balcony of the Dhankar Gompa, at Dhankar, Himachal Pradesh, India. 

 

Pic-4 (below): The tan-colored mountains surrounding the isolated Pangong-Tso lake (130kms long); of bluish-green brackish water, on India's border with China/Tibet in the eastern region of Ladakh in Kashmir.  

 

Pic-5 (below): View of the upper reaches of the Sangla (Baspa) Valley ...  from Chitkul village (at 3450m), in Himachal Pradesh, India. 

 

Pic-6 (below): A French tourist lady tries a Yak horn for size ...... on the terrace of the Khibber Gompa (at 13,800 ft) ... in the Spiti Valley, Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh, India.

 

Pic-7 (below): View looking back at Kaza town ... from the road going to Khibber Gompa in the Spiti Valley, Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh, India

   

 Pic-8 (below): Deepak Tal (lake) with ice floes, at Patseo near Darcha, just as the road starts climbing upto the Baralacha-La (4883m) Pass ... on the "Himalayan Road" from Manali to Leh, in Himachal Pradesh, India.

 

 Pic-9 (below): View looking down the valley from the Lamayuru Gompa in Ladakh,  India 

 

Pic-10 (below): View from Taglang-La Pass (6,050m/17,582 ft) in Ladakh, India  ...... it is the 2nd highest motorable pass in the world.