Karzok to Kibber Photo Part II|
Karzok to Kibber via Prang la
passes through these vast plains and equally big nalas. Our luck they were all
The valley is
getting narrower, the glacier is moving down and the weather is getting bad.
camping place is still 3 hrs away.
In the narrow
valley the water was snaking its way down. The trail crossed the river and
climbed up the slope.
Our Camp IV
-Kharsa Gongma , was
on the opposite side of the Pare chu , where the sun has just reached.
The snout of the
glacier from where the Pare chu begins its journey.
climbed up the scree slope over a zigzag trail and reached the plateau of the
Wind was flowing
full force and sleet falling with equal speed made our movement up towards the
Horses had to be
pulled and pushed up this ice slope, just below the pass.
View left (east)
of Parang la as we reached it.
(west) of Parang la which is marked by some cairns and prayer flags flapping
violently in strong wind.
The trail down
into Himachal was initially over this type of terrain.
Borogen camping ground the trail moves towards the Parilungbi river gorge.
Yes - we have to
reach the Parilungbi river , then walk in the gorge and then again climb out to
reach the camping ground.
Camp V at
Thantak (4800 m) ,
but where is the water.
Only a small tickle of water was flowing from the
(6132 m) seen from Camp V.
View of first
fields in the Spiti valley.
village which is occupied only during summer.
First view of
Kibber village as we moved down from our Camp V.
on the far center slope and the trail moving down into the gorge, before it
climbs up to the village.
Houses of Kibber
village as we approach it, majority of the village is on the other side of the
in carrying Tsampa as preparations for the in coming winter are in progress.
Kibber has more donkeys than humans and it has no dogs.
The Kunzum la as
we moved to Manali by bus.
Karzok to Kibber via Prang la Photos Part I
Karzok to Kibber via Prang la Top Story First Part
Karzok to Kibber via Prang la Trek
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