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climbers getting ready in the Indian Himalaya
October 15, 2014

Moonlit Mountaineers

At 16,700 feet and a temperature of minus 20ºF, Jake Norton (right) and Dave Morton eat a quick dinner under moonlight as they prepare to climb the unclimbed Chaukhamba IV looming behind them. Along with photographer Pete McBride, the climbers spent 45 days trekking every mile of the Ganges River.

McBride’s source-to-sea expedition, following the length of the Ganges River, was recently featured on our photography blog, Proof. See more pictures and read McBride's dispatch from the start of his journey high in the Himalaya.

Photograph by Pete McBride

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