2 Women to climb Everest, to say ‘Buddha was born in Nepal’

Two women have planned to scale the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest with the objective of making the misconception regarding the birthplace of Gautam Buddha clear. Chhoki Sherpa of Simigaun of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality-9, Dolakha and Sharmila Tamang, of Rosi Rural Municipality-11, Kavrepalanchowk are on the mission of climbing the world’s highest peak measuring 8,848 meters with the message that

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The first person with cancer to climb Mount Everest has died

Tributes have been paid to an inspirational Sheffielder who last year became the first person with cancer to scale Mount Everest. Sheffield Wednesday fan Ian Toothill climbed the world’s highest peak last June after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, and fulfilled his pledge to plant a Sheffield United flag at the summit to boost his fundraising total. The personal trainer,

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Everest 2018 Teams

I have added more names to the Everest 2018 page of British climbers/teams who are climbing Mount Everest this season. If you are climbing Mount Everest this season and hold a British passport then let me know. I will add you to the page and you will get a free link back.

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Double Amputee Gurkha Soldier Postpones Everest Climb

Hari Budha Magar, a former British Gurkha soldier who lost both his legs in Afghanistan, will not be attempting to climb the world’s highest peak this year, according to the expedition organiser. Issuing a statement today, Ian Rigden, Chairman of the Conquering Dreams Expedition announced that the organiser made a decision to postpone the expedition until 2019 after the government

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10th Anniversary of Edmund Hillary’s Death

Today, the 11th January 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the death of the great mountaineer and explorer Edmund Hillary. Edmund Hillary was born on the 20th July 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand. Hillary became interested in mountaineering while in secondary school. He made his first major climb in 1939, reaching the summit of Mount Ollivier. In 1951, Hillary was

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Possible Solution for Human Waste on Everest

The tallest mountain on earth has a poop problem, but a South Kitsap man is part of a team that might have found a solution. More than 4,500 people have reached the top of Mount Everest since it was first summited in 1953, and each one has, at some point, had to use the bathroom. For climbers, that means doing

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2017 Expedition Details

I have now added the information regarding the British Mount Everest Expeditions from 2017. The details include all members names, if summit was reached or not, route climbed and more. 2017 British Mount Everest Expeditions

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Double Amputee to Fight Everest Ban

A former Gurkha who lost both of his legs in an IED blast in Afghanistan said he is going to fight the decision to ban double-amputees from climbing Mount Everest. Hari Budha Magar was due to attempt his childhood-dream of climbing the mountain in April, but last week discovered the Nepalese tourism ministry had brought in new restrictions. The new

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New Poll Question

I have added a new poll question for the month of January. Was the summit of Mount Everest reached in 1924? Please take your vote at www.everest1953.co.uk Results from last months question Do you think one day we will see robots climbing on Mount Everest? No 48% Yes 36% Maybe 16%

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