On Location: Josh Gates' Pictures from the Himalayas

In one of his most daring investigations yet, Josh Gates continues his travels through the Himalayas in search of evidence of the elusive yeti. Go behind the scenes of Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti with photos direct from Josh as he makes his way through Nepal, Bhutan and even Mt. Everest. 

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'Expedition Unknown' Investigates the Yeti

'Expedition Unknown' Investigates the Yeti

Josh Gates is no stranger to the mysteries of the yeti -- or the Himalayan mountains. "There have been so many firsthand accounts of the Yeti, and several years ago, I had my own encounter," Josh said. "I discovered an unusual set of footprints high in the Himalayas. It was an incredible and confounding find."  960 1280

  

Monster or Myth?

Monster or Myth?

Josh examines an artifact from a Buddhist monastery in Pangboche, Nepal, which supporters claim to be the hand of the Pangboche Yeti. 960 1280

  

An Epic Journey

An Epic Journey

Josh and the Expedition Unknown crew traveled far and wide throughout Nepal during their investigation, capturing sights of the Himalayas like this from Namche Bazaar, Nepal. 960 1280

  

Pack Travelers

Pack Travelers

Donkeys of the crew's convoy cross a long susupension bridge high in the mountains in Nepal. 960 1280

  

Long Road Ahead

Long Road Ahead

Josh stands on the long suspension bridge that leads to Phadking, a stop on the way to Mt. Everest Base Camp. 960 1280

  

Pit Stop

Pit Stop

The crew and other travelers stop for a breather on their trek to Everest Base Camp in the heart of Namche Bazaar, Nepal. 960 1280

  

Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar

The Nepalese village of Namche Bazaar is the unofficial capital of Nepal and another major stop-off point for travelers making the trek to Everest Base Camp. 960 1280

  

Don't Look Down

Don't Look Down

Josh repels down the side of a cliff towards a cave in search of any sign or evidence of the yeti in Nepal. 960 1280

  

Possible Evidence?

Possible Evidence?

The Expedition Unknown crew captures footage of Josh and his investigation partners, Adam Davies and Tul, as they examine animal footprints next to a river. 960 1280

  

Yeti or Not?

Yeti or Not?

Josh, Adam, and Tul take a closer look at the animal prints they've spotted. 960 1280

  

Prayers for Josh

Prayers for Josh

Traditional Tibetan prayer flags are scattered throughout the mountains of Nepal to bless the countryside. 960 1280

  

Up Up and Away

Up Up and Away

A helicopter is one of Josh's many modes of transport throughout the four-part Hunt for the Yeti special. 960 1280

  

The Trek Continues

The Trek Continues

The Expedition Unknown crew continues their journey through the mountains of Nepal in search of the yeti. 960 1280

  

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp

They made it! (Josh Gates and the crew shot a Facebook Live from Everest Base Camp -- click here to watch the video on Travel Channel's Facebook page.) 960 1280

  

Have You Seen the Yeti?

Have You Seen the Yeti?

Josh talks with Pasang, an alleged yeti witness, at Everest Basecamp. 960 1280

  

More Yeti Evidence

More Yeti Evidence

Josh examines an artifact that is believed by Khumjung villagers to be the scalp of a yeti. 960 1280

  

Beautiful Bhutan

Beautiful Bhutan

Josh visits a decorated Bhutanese temple during his travels throughout South Asia. 960 1280

  

Bhutan Monastary

Bhutan Monastary

Monasteries are sacred Buddhist sites and can be found throughout Bhutan. 960 1280

  

Yeti Sightings?

Yeti Sightings?

Josh Gates and Casey Anderson look around for any signs of the yeti in the forests of Bhutan. 960 1280

  

Trap Camera

Trap Camera

Josh Gates and Casey Anderson check footage from their trap camera at their campsite in Bhutan for any evidence of a yeti. 960 1280

  

River Rafting

River Rafting

Yet another mode of transport for Josh and the crew in Hunt for the Yeti: white water rafting down a river in Bhutan. 960 1280

  

Team Yeti

Team Yeti

Josh speaks with Japanese mountaineer Kuniaki Yagihara about his own expedition and possible yeti sighting, plus photo evidence of a footprint and a small video clip. 960 1280

  

Traditional Wear

Traditional Wear

Before leaving South Asia, Josh Gates gets fitted for traditional Bhutanese garb. 960 1280

  

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