Climbing Mount Everest
ixty years ago today New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay made the first confirmed ascent of the world's tallest peak which reaches 29,029 feet. Since then thousands of people have made the attempt, with many perishing. Just last week 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura became the oldest person to reach the summit for the third time, although he said that he nearly died on the descent and that this would be his last time. The 1953…
Sherpa people, Mt. Everest guide
Sherpa people, meaning “eastern people” in Nepali, are an ethnic group at Tibet-Nepal Border. The word Sherpa often conjures up images of assistants helping western climbers reach the top of Mount Everest.
Guía de NEPAL
En esta guía de Nepal hablaremos de un país realmente único, y para mucha gente es un destiño soñado que sin duda te cambia por dentro. ¡Nepal se ve bien!
Mount Everest Pictures
A dizzying view of a crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall, the most dangerous part of the southern route on Everest (Bobby Model/National Geographic/Getty Images)
FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES
Tenzing Norgay was a Nepalese Indian Sherpa mountaineer. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he was one of the first two individuals known to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which...
Everest Base Camp Trek in Photos
Nepal is a beautiful country. When hiking through the Himalayas we were mesmerized by the astounding beauty around us. Every corner we turned was one
Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Photograph by Brad Jackson, My Shot Climbers descend from Camp One on Mount Everest into the infamous Khumbu Icefall. This statistically is the most dangerous section of the climb, as the huge seracs and crevasses contort and groan throughout the day.