Mount Everest The British Story

Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world’ has captivated British mountaineers for decades. It is the ultimate symbol of human endeavour where many mountaineers have gone to fulfil their dreams, resulting in triumph and tragedy.

On ‘Mount Everest The British Story’ you can learn about the past and present British expeditions from our detailed Mount Everest History pages. Read the weird and wonderful Mount Everest Facts or take a look at our exclusive interviews from those who have reached the highest summit in the world.

Learn about what may have happened to Mallory and Irvine on that fateful day in 1924. Did they reach the summit? Where is the missing camera? What step did Odell see the two climbers at? Read the answers to these questions and more in the articles by researcher Philip Summers.

Get motivated by the complete up to date Summiteers List or our Gallerys where you will find photographs of the mountain and British climbers standing on the summit.

During the climbing season you can follow any British climbers aiming to climb Mount Everest by reading our daily dispatches. You can also keep up to date with all the Mount Everest News from around the world.

Latest News

The Way to Mount Everest Base CampTrekker dies on route to Mount Everest
A Japanese male trekker has died, apparently from altitude sickness, while heading for Mount Everest Base Camp Nepal on Tuesday.
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Pat FalveyIrish Climber Pat Falvey retires
Pat Falvey, who has climbed Everest twice and has completed 155 expeditions across the world, is calling time on extreme adventures after losing more than 30 friends through climbing.
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InterviewRob Casserley Interview
Read an exclusive interview by British Mount Everest climber Rob Casserley who has summited 8 times.
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Ant MiddletonI nearly died on Mount Everest
Former soldier Ant Middleton has served in the Parachute Regiment, Royal Marines and the Special Forces reveals his toughest challenge ever has been climbing on Everest.
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Information about Mallory and Irvine