Ian Wade Interview

Born in the UK but now living in the U.S. A Ian Wade reached the summit of Mount Everest in May 1990, as a member of the Earth Day International Peace Climb. Ian has kindly done an interview for this website. Ian Wade Interview

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Planning to climb Everest age 90

As I went down, I felt the probability I would die was 100 per cent – 120 per cent, even.’ Yuichiro Miura, exhausted, struggling to breathe, and with his heart fading, thought he had taken his final steps as he descended from the summit of Everest. He perhaps had no right to be there at all. At 80 years old,

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New Poll

I have added a new poll question for the month of January, the question is ‘If found do you think any images on the missing 1924 camera will still be viewable?’. Please take your vote, thank you. If you have a question you would like to see in a future poll then please contact me.

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Everest DVD

Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin and Sam Worthington star in this adventure thriller directed by Baltasar Kormákur. The film tells the story of the 1996 climbing expedition in which two groups, led by Rob Hall (Clarke) and Scott Fischer (Gyllenhaal), attempted to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Although the two groups had plentiful experience and had trained to

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Everest 1930’s

I have updated the following ‘Summaries‘ with more important details of the expeditions. 1933 1935 1936 1938 All at www.everest1953.co.uk/1921-to-1953

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Teenager Preparing for Everest

A Brisbane teenager is preparing for her third attempt at becoming the youngest Australian to climb Mount Everest – and says she’s not put off by criticism. Alyssa Azar, 19, has suffered the rare bad luck of having her record-breaking climbing bid cancelled twice while stationed at the mountain’s base camp. The first cancellation was due to a deadly avalanche

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Everest 2016

I have added more names of British climbers who are heading off to climb Mount Everest in the spring of 2016. Are you British and going to Mount Everest? Let me know and I will add your details to the page. Mount Everest 2016

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21 Times Everest Summiter is Penniless

Phurba Tashi Sherpa, the most accomplished high-altitude climber in history, holds a bucket and crowbar as he claws through the rubble of his home seven months after Nepal’s earthquake shattered the country. The Everest economy is broke Despite years of guiding wealthy foreign clients up Mount Everest, something he has done 21 times – a joint record – the 44-year-old

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Western Cwm

The Western Cwm is located on the Nepal side of Mount Everest on the South East Ridge route to the summit at around 20,000 feet/6,000 meters. I have added an article giving more details about the Western Cwm. Article: Western Cwm

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Articles Update

The following articles have now had photographs added to them: The Oldest to Summit Mount Everest The Youngest to Summit Mount Everest Naming Mount Everest What Gear do I need to Climb Mount Everest? Thank you to those who have given me permission to use their photographs. I will add photographs to the other articles in due course.

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