“Because it’s there.” This was the answer by George Mallory, an English mountaineer, when he was asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest. He further explained- “Everest is the highest mountain in the world, and no man has reached its summit. Its existence is a challenge. The answer is instinctive, a part, I Read more
The Everest 3 Passes trek is the epitome of true trekking in Nepal. It’s a long and arduous journey that combines some of the highest mountain passes in the world with the Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lakes Trek and two other treks in the lower Khumbu region. If you want to describe the Read more
It’s always a great adventure to travel or trek in Nepal. And on top of that, Everest Base Camp trek is one of the best treks in the world! Well where do I start with this famous trek? This trek can be arduous for many if not reasonably fit, but with patience and a Read more
Kathmandu, May 6:DaRita Sherpa, 37, an Everest summiter and veteran mountaineer, died while descending from Everest base camp 3 on Sunday. The deceased has been working as a helper for American mountaineers. His body has been taken to his village Forchhe, Solukhumbu for cremation. “Another mountaineer was also injured along with Sherpa,” said Police, Namche.
Google Maps has added Mt Everest to street view that allows you to explore the highest points on Earth without the risk of avalanches, rock slides and altitude sickness. The list includes Everest Base Camp, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro and Mount Elbrus. The Google team said, “We have taken the splendid shots of marvelous legendary mountains with the help Read more
Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the summit. But today, the trek Read more
Everest programs are recognized worldwide as simply outstanding, with a reputation for highly professional staff of leaders, climbers and Sherpas, first-rate logistics and resulting safety and success record on the mountain. Note from Eric Simonson Thanks for the interest in Everest programs! I’ve been organizing Everest expeditions for over 30 years, and each year I Read more