Everest has Cracks and Holes

Icefall doctors, who are installing ropes and aluminium ladders in the icefall region for 2016 spring Everest climbing, have reported several cracks and holes along the route. Although a week has passed since they began their work, the high-altitude specialists have not yet reached Camp 1 due to difficulties in installing the equipment. “There are several cracks and holes along

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Everest has become a Mass Market

Mountaineering legend Reinhold Messner is convinced that tourism on Mount Everest hardly anything to do with alpinism. “You can already book for 50,000 to 100,000 dollar to climb Mount Everest. It has become a business,” the 71-year-old said Reinhold Messner. “People meet with the climb up Mount Everest vanity? An experience as before is no longer possible. This mass business

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Climbers to attempt South West Face

Two climbers from Slovakia have decided to attempt to climb Mt Everest from the south-west face, which was used by South Korean climber Young Seok Park seven years ago. “After 2009, Vladimír Štrba and Zoltán Pál from Slovakia are going to make the summit attempt using the dangerous south-west route this spring,” Ganesh Thakuri of Utmost Adventure Trekking said. Most

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Mark Horrell Interview

British hillwalker Mark Horrell has kindly taken the time to do an interview for this site. Mark has climbed many mountains around the world including Mount Everest in 2012. Please read the interview at Mark Horrell Interview

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Climbing Everest for Mental Health

Famed mountaineer David Liano, who is the first man to double summit Mount Everest from both the Nepal and Tibet sides, is all set to scale the mountain again, this time for Deepika Padukone. The climber has teamed up with the actress’ Live Love Laugh Foundation, to spread awareness about mental health. Deepika took to her social networking handle this

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Lincoln Hall’s Boots

The climbing boots worn by Lincoln Hall when he was left for dead on Mount Everest have gone on display at the National Museum of Australia (NMA). The pioneering Australian mountaineer survived a night alone at 8,600 metres after suffering altitude sickness on the trek down from the summit in May 2006. It was his second attempt to get to

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Icefall Book

Alex Staniforth is a 20-year old endurance adventurer, charity fundraiser, athlete, ambassador and motivational speaker from Cheshire. In 2015 his second attempt to climb Mount Everest ended in disaster after the Nepal earthquake triggered avalanches, tragically killing three of his team-mates at base camp, whilst narrowly escaping an avalanche himself below Camp 1. In Spring 2014 his first attempt to

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How Long to Climb Everest?

I have added a new article called ‘How long does it take to climb Mount Everest?’. This article talks about the acclimatization process and the amount of time needed to reach the top of the world. How long does it take to climb Mount Everest?

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2016 Everest

I have added more names to the Mount Everest 2016 page of British climbers heading out to reach the top of the world this spring. Mount Everest 2016

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Project Everest Cynllun

In May 2016 Richard Parks will attempt to become the first person in history to collect a blood sample and muscle biopsy from the summit of Mount Everest. He will also climb the highest mountain in the world without using supplemental oxygen. Richard will be collecting novel physiological and psychological data during the climb using state of the art technology.

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