I want to climb Everest 10 times

Last month Lhakpa Sherpa, reached the peak of Mount Everest for the seventh time, breaking her own world record for the number of ascents by a woman. But she told BBC Nepali’s Surendra Phuyal that she isn’t done with climbing yet. Lounging on a sofa at her brother’s home in Kathmandu, Lhakpa looked sunburned and a little exhausted as she

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Gallery

I have updated the Gallery with a photograph of British climber Jo Bradshaw on the summit of Mount Everest on the 19th May 2016. Are you a British climber who has stood on the summit of Mount Everest? Would you like to see your Summit pose photograph in my Gallery? If so, please contact me, thank you.

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Gallery

I have updated the Gallery with a photograph of British climber Mick Allen on the summit of Mount Everest on the 22nd May 2016. Are you a British climber who has stood on the summit of Mount Everest? Would you like to see your Summit pose photograph in my Gallery? If so, please contact me, thank you.

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Theft and Litter on Mount Everest

A recent ascent of Mount Everest exposed climbers Cory Richards and Adrian Ballinger to some of the most exclusive and spectacular views on the planet. It also provided a close-up view of some of the biggest controversies on the world’s biggest peak — litter, safety breakdowns and bad behaviour. “The good far outweighs the bad, but there are issues,” Ballinger

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Mount Everest in 360

A new milestone in virtual mountaineering was celebrated this week, as the four Nepalese mountain guides Lakpa Sherpa and Pemba Rinji Sherpa and their supporters Kusang Sherpa and Ang Kaji Sherpa became the first men in the world to document the whole South route to the summit of Mount Everest with a 360° camera rig for Mammut’s project360. The full

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2016 Facts

I have added some new facts from the 2016 Mount Everest climbing season to the site. If you know of any facts that I have missed out please let me know, thank you. Mount Everest Facts

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Briton Abandons Summit to Rescue Climber

A British ex-serviceman abandoned his Mount Everest climb some 500m from the summit to save a fellow mountaineer. Leslie Binns, 42, from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, turned around to save Sunita Hazra, an Indian woman, who was scaling the summit ahead of him. He said he felt “immensely proud” to have saved a life but wished he could have also helped

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New Poll

I have added a new Poll question for the month of June. This months question is: Do you think the Mallory and Irvine could have reached the summit of Mount Everest in the clothes they wore? Please take you vote thank you. Poll: www.everest1953.co.uk Results from last months Poll Is using helicopters to ferry loads (ropes, ice screws NOT personal

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Corpses Retrieval Abandoned

Nepali rescuers abandoned plans to retrieve the bodies of two Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest on Monday (May 30), hoping instead to bring them down next year, an expedition operator said. The two men – identified as Mr Paresh Nath and Mr Goutam Ghosh – were near the summit of the 8,848m mountain on May 21 when they lost

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All Girl Team Summit Everest

In a historic feat, two college girls from Darjeeling have successfully scaled the Mount Everest as part of an all-girls expedition team on their very first attempt. 22-year-old Trishala Gurung and 21-year-old Sulaxana Tamang were among the 10 girls who were chosen as part of the first ever National Cadet Corps (NCC) all girls expedition team to climb the world’s

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