Saribung (6348 m) is one of the highest peaks in the remote Damodar Himal range, north of the Annapurnas and south of Tibet.
It takes a 10-day trek from Jomsom to reach its base camp. Along the road, the ancient Mustang kingdom displays arid beauty.

In 2008, I reached the summit and made the first ski descent, traversing on the Bhrikuti glacier to the lost Phu valley.
Skiing in Nepal is made possible by the sherpas carrying most of the gear til the base camp, where...
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