Ama Dablam (6,812m), which means "mother's necklace", soars proudly on the horizon. Its unmistakable shape has earned it the moniker "Matterhorn of the Himalayas", owing to its striking resemblance to the 4,478-meter peak between Switzerland and Italy. Or is Matterhorn the "Ama Dablam of the Alps"?
A helicopter carrying supplies prepares to land at a helipad in Namche (3,440m).
A yak grazes on the field along the trail to Everest View Hotel, with Thamserku (6,608m) showcasing its beautiful slopes from behind.