Mount Everest -Latest News and Update

Mount Everest -Latest News and Update

Mount Everest:8848m-Top of the world

Who climbed Mount Everest first time in the world?
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE OSN (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Why did Edmund Hillary explore Mount Everest?
On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt. ... He made his first major climb in 1939, reaching the summit of Mount Ollivier.

Everest region also known as the Khumbu region is one of the popular trekking region all around the world.  Everest region is located in the eastern northern part of Nepal. It is the haven of the world highest mountain Mt. Everest (8848m.). After Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary put their feet on the top of the world highest mountain Mt. Everest in 1953, Everest region has become the most sought trekking region in the world. This region is protected by the Sagarmatha national park, the highest national park of the world, which was established in 1976 and covers the area of 1148 sq Km. In this region you enjoy the adventurous activities like Hiking, Trekking, peak climbing and Mountain expedition etc. It is a great attraction for nature lovers, mountaineers and trekkers.

 

Everest region trekking offers the awe some mountain vistas, natural and cultural beauty to the trekkers. while trekking to this region you enjoy the panoramic view of the mountains like Everest (8848m.), Kanchenjunga (8586m.), Makalu, Cho Oyo (8210m.), Lhotse (8501m.), Nuptse,  Numbur, Gyangchung Kang and many more snow clad peaks. You also enjoy the Himalayan landscapes, beautiful rhododendron forest, views of glaciers and Lakes etc as well as  explore various types of flora and fauna and wild animals and birds like Himalayan Tahr, goral, Serow, musk deer, snow leopard etc in the Sagarmatha national park.

 

Sherpa people who are famous for mountaineering in the world are the main inhabitants of this trekking region. While trekking to this region you get the opportunity to have the insight into the lifestyle, culture, tradition and religion of the ethnic Sherpa community which remains intact for centuries. Their culture and lifestyle is similar to that of the Tibetan people. During the Everest region trekking you also get chance to observe their Mani Rimdu Dance performed at major monasteries and Dumje Festival which falls in the month of May. You also visit Buddhist monasteries and interact with the Buddhist monks and nuns in this region. the famous trekking trail of the Everest region are Everest base camp trek, Gokyo lake trek, Everest view trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, Everest view Trek etc. the best time to go for Everest region trekking are  autumn and Spring season.

 

Where is mount Everest Located?

Word has it that the highest peak in the world is  Mount Everest. It is a fact that almost everyone is aware of. The question here is- Where is mount Everest located?

Mostly people who wish to trek to the base camp or conquer it by making it to the peak are concerned with its location. A handful of them might want to know for the sake of knowledge. Whatsoever the reason may be, this article will give you a clear picture of the location of mount Everest along with other information.

Note: If you want to see mount every closely from naked eye, you can go to base camp of Mt. Everest. We have fun and adventures travel package designed for those who enjoy hiking and want to this migthy mountain closely. Check out of Everest Base Camp Trek package.

In which country is mount Everest located in?

The easiest way to gain an idea about “where is mount Everest located” is by knowing the country it resides in.

mount Everest is located in a small landlocked south Asian country named Nepal. It is bordered by China to the north and India to the south.

Now where is mount Everest located in, in Nepal?

The home location of Everest is the Mahalangur range of the Great Himalayas. It arises exactly on the border line of Nepal and Tibet (27°59’ North latitude, 86°55’ East longitudes) in the southern part of Asia.

mount Everest is known as Sagarmatha in Nepali. Tibetan identification is ‘Chomolungma’. It is also called the third pole. The peak derived its name from the land Surveyor General ‘Sir George Everest’ who was the first person to locate the exact position of the peak.Where is Mt Everest Located?

Known as the land of the Himalayas, eight among the ten highest peaks in the world are situated in Nepal, one of which happens to be mount Everest. Its topographical structure and geographical composition makes it one of the best destination in the world for adventure sports.

Among the several extreme sports, Nepal has to provide, trekking to Everest Base Camp is one of the treks. The journey is the closest viewpoint of the highest peak in the world. This trek attracts thousands of people from all over the world and is one of the most visited treks of Nepal.

Not only for trekking, the Everest region is also open for mountaineering. The number of attempts has been increasing since the first successful expedition to the peak made by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.

How long does it take to climb Mount Everest?

On an average, almost all the expedition to Everest takes 2 months. The adventure begins at the base camp of the mountain. Climbers arrive there generally in late march.

The other base camp on the south side is situated at an elevation of around 5,300 meters and sits at the foot of the icefall, which happens to be the first major obstacle. Most climbers walk through this obstacle only a few times but the skillful Sherpa can do it up to 30 times in the course of a season.

The next important port is Camp 2 also known as advanced base camp. From there, the climbers will continue their journey to Camp 3 and Camp 4. After making it to every camp, the climber climbs back down to a lower or base camp. This is a must for acclimatization. In fact, the reason as to why it takes about two months to climb the peak is because of the ample amount of time dedicated to activities concerning acclimatization.

The summit day is usually in mid-May. During this month, the temperature is warmer and the winds are milder. Climbers aim to be on the summit in the morning, with plenty of daylight left to get down before nightfall.

Everest attracts both, the experience mountaineers as well as the armatures. The armatures climbers enlist guides known as Sherpa.

Climbing the Everest is a strenuous task. What makes it difficult is the height that needs to be achieved. Altitude sickness, weather and the wind are the major obstacles of the expedition for most climbers. More than 5,000 people have climbed Everest and 219 have died trying.

There are two main climbing routes- one is the southeast ridge from Nepal and the other one is the north ridge from Tibet. The southeast ridge route is technically easier and is more frequently used.

How much money does it cost to climb Mount Everest?
Even though the average expedition will allow you 32 pounds of gear, it's daunting how much each pound seems to cost. An Everest climb starts at around US DOLLAR THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND because mountain permits begin at US DOLLAR TEN THOUSAND (the price varies based on the number in the expedition).
     How many bodies are left on Mount Everest?
While these two bodies were removed, scores have not been. More than 200 bodies dot the mountain, according to Smithsonian. Some of them are there per their final wishes. Many climbers wish to remain on the mountain should they perish, much like a captain going down with his ship, BBC reported.May 27, 2016
How many have made it to the top of Mount Everest?
Around 800 people attempt to climb Mt. Everest annually. Percentage of summiting has increased recently and more nepali groups are available now. More than 4,000people have scaled the summit since Sir Edmund Hilary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay first conquered the mountain in 1953.
How cold is it atop Mt Everest?
Temperatures at the summit are never above freezing and during January temperatures can drop as low as -60° C (-76° F). Despite the low temperatures the biggest issue faced by climbers are hurricane force winds and wind chill as the summit is high enough that it sits in the jet stream.
Who has climbed Everest the most times?
First to summit a certain number of times
Record name Record Owner
First person to summit 10 times 10 by 1996 Ang Rita
First person to summit 11 times 11 by 2000 Apa Sherpa
First person to summit 12-21 times 21 by 2011 Apa Sherpa
First person to summit 22 times 22 by 2018 Kami Rita Sherpa 
 
How many people have died on Mount Everest?
Mount Everest, at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) is the world's highest mountain and a particularly desirable peak for mountaineers. Over 375 people have died trying to climb it. The last year without known deaths on the mountain was 1977, a year in which only two people reached the summit.
How long does it take to summit Everest?
How long does it take to climb Everest? Most expeditions to Everest take around two months. Climbers start arriving at the mountain's base camps in late March. On the more popular south side, base camp is at around 5,300 metres and sits at the foot of the icefall, the first major obstacle.
Who is green boots on Mount Everest?
Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified corpse of a climber that became a landmark on the main Northeast ridge route of Mount Everest. Though his identity has not been officially confirmed, he is believed to be Tsewang Paljor, an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest in 1996.

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