On May 19th, after 51 days of expedition, Philippe and Pasang Gombu reached the summit of Makalu (8463m, 27,766ft), in Nepal. Makalu is located in the Himalayas, 19km southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China and Makalu is the 5th highest mountain on Earth.
Sunset on Lhotse and Everest seen from Makalu camp 3 (© P. Gatta)
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Philippe on top of Makalu (© P. Gatta)