A massive avalanche rains down across the Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest, Nepal, on May 2, 2009.
Lukla Airport at 9380 feet with planes taking off over the edge of a cliff.
View of Lhoste glacier, Lhoste Nup glacier and Ama Dablam glacier on the way to Chukhung Ri (5500m)
Rickshaw drivers line up hoping for riders.
The trek to Everest Base Camp on the Nepal side is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalaya and is done by thousands of trekkers each year.
A panorama of Mt Everest from Kala Patthar
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