Mount Everest The British Story

Mount Everest

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

Jules Mountain Interview
Read an exclusive interview with British Mount Everest climber Jules Mountain.
Read more here

Support for Children of 2014 Everest Avalanche Victims
Most of the children who lost their fathers in the deadliest avalanche on Mount Everest in 2014 are now receiving support for their education from different organisations.
Read more here

“Our Everest Challenge” Video
“Our Everest Challenge” follows British TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle and former Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton as they attempted to climb Mount Everest in May this year.
Watch video here

Mount Everest