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

Pemba SherpaEight-Time Mount Everest Climber Missing
Eight-time Mount Everest climber Pemba Sherpa has gone missing after successfully scaling Saser Kangri in the Karakoram range.
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Chris Bonington and PertembaChris Bonington: The Everest Years
TV Documentary shown soon after Chris Bonington reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1985, after years of leading expeditions to some of the world’s largest and most dangerous mountains.
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Raider Bivouac 9000Adrian Ballinger’s summit Bivouac 9000 watch
British climber Adrian Ballinger tested out the ‘Bivouac 9000’ watch while heading for the summits of Cho Oyu and Mount Everest earlier this year.

Mount Everest Facts
Mount Everest Facts
I have updated the Facts page with some interesting facts from the Mount Everest 2018 climbing season.
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Poll QuestionNew Poll question for July
Which climber do you think possibly saw the body of Andrew Irvine on Everest? Also last months poll results.