Mount Everest

Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world’ has captivated British mountaineers for decades. Why? As George Mallory had once said “Because it is there”. 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 summit of the highest mountain in the world.

Learn about what may have happened to Mallory and Irvine on that fateful day back in 1924, were they the first to reach the summit? What happened to the camera that George Mallory took with him? What Step did Noel Odell see the two climbers at? Read the answers to these questions and more in the articles by researcher Philip Summers, also read what opinions climbers have said in their interviews when asked “Did Mallory and Irvine climb the Second Step?”

Get motivated by the complete up to date Summiteers List that includes date, route taken and much more or by taking a look at the Gallery where you will find photographs of British climbers on top of the world. Browse through the collection of Articles that we have and learn more about Mount Everest and it’s climbers. During the climbing season why not follow the British expeditions that are aiming to reach it’s summit by reading the daily Dispatches that we do. Do you want to know what else is happening on the mountain? Then why not keep up to date with all the Mount Everest News from around the world.

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