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

Watch VideoApa Sherpa helping children of Nepal
The Apa Sherpa Foundation is working to create a different future for the children of Nepal. As Apa says, “without education we have no choice.”
Read more here

Dominic RenshawEverest climb raised £12k for Air AmbulanceDominic Renshaw, nearly lost his life on Mount Everest on a charity climb for Thames Valley Air Ambulance has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award.
Read more here..…

Mount Everest The British StoryColin Wallace Interview
An interview with Colin Wallace, the owner of this popular website ‘Mount Everest The British Story’.
Read more here

Doug ScottDoug Scott UK Lectures
Doug Scott, the first British mountaineer to stand on the summit of Mount Everest will be giving lectures here in the UK this autumn.
Read more here..…

Information about Mallory and Irvine