Mount Everest – All Details, Height, Location, Facts, Cost, Climbers, Rules & Many More

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Mount Everest

There are many high mountains in Nepal. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, is also located in Nepal. Everest is located on the border of Nepal and China. Mount Everest is located in Khumjung in Solukhumbu district of Nepal. When going to Everest, you have to go through Namchebazar. Namche Bazaar is also known as Gateway of Mount Everest. From December 14, 2020, the new height of Everest has become 8848.86 meters. Before the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the height of Everest was 8848 meters. The height of Everest base camp is 5356 meters. The height of the peak of Sagarmatha is 7 square kilometers.

In Chinese, Mount Everest is called Chomolungma, while in Tibetan it is called Mite Guti Chapu Longma. In 1852, surveyor Radhanath Sikdar of India and Tejbir Budhathoki of Nepal found that peak and named 15 peak. In 1865, it was named Mount Everest from the British surveyor Colonel George Everest name. In 1921, Michael Kors named it The Third Pole. Similarly, in the year 1956, the historian Shiromani Baburam Acharya named it Sagarmatha.

Various attempts to climb Mount Everest

  1. First expedition 1921 (failed under Sir George Mallory)
  2. Dasro Campaign 1922 (failed)
  3. Third Campaign 1924 (failed)
  4. 4th Expedition 1933 (failed)
  5. The fifth campaign was on May 29, 1953 (successful).

In the fifth expedition, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa from Nepal and Edmund Hillary from New Zealand successfully climbed Mt. For this reason, since 2008, May 29 has been celebrated as Mount Everest Day. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa is known as Tiger of Snow.

Mount Everest

The first woman to climb Mount Everest was Junko Tabei from Japan and the first Nepalese woman was Pasang Lama Sherpa. The first people to climb Mt. without oxygen are Reinhold Messner from Italy and Peter Habeler from Australia. Similarly, the youngest person to climb Mount Everest is Pemba Dorje Sherpa from Nepal.

The first couple to reach the summit of Mt. Alexey Karasnokuls and Catherine Gibson, and the first couple to get married after reaching the summit is Pemba Dorje Sherpa. Tom Whittaker was the first disabled person to climb this mountain. Many foreigners come to climb Mount Everest. Many people die due to avalanches while climbing Mt. However, people do not stop climbing.

Facts About Mount Everest:

  • The height of Everest was 8848.86 meters
  • First expedition 1921 (failed under Sir George Mallory)
  • Hillary and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers
  • The first woman to climb Mount Everest was Junko Tabei from Japan
  • The first Nepalese woman to climb Mount Everest was Pasang Lama Sherpa.
  • Helicopter was landed on the peak of Mount Everest for the first time on May 14, 2005.
  • Baburam Acharya named it Sagarmatha.

How long is it to climb Mount Everest?
Trekking from Mount Everest base camp takes 19 days round trip. After reaching Everest base camp, it takes an average of 40 days to climb the summit of Everest.

Everest climbing:

In the past, climbing Everest was much more difficult than it is now. You have to climb Mount Everest facing snow, avalanches, cold winds. One month of training is required to climb Everest. Climbing Everest is allowed only after passing the training.

Mount Everest

HOW MUCH DOES IT ACTUALLY COST TO CLIMB MOUNT EVEREST?

First, the government takes royalties to climb Everest, after that the company that arranges all the arrangements for climbing takes the money and the clothes and necessary materials for climbing are charged.

Cost Country/Nationality Remarks
$570 Nepalese Government Charged
$11,000 Other Government Charged
$600 All Ice Fall Fee
$250 All Route Fixing Fee
$225 All Insurance
$750 All Helicopter Rescue

Apart from all these expenses, if any Everest climber tries to climb Everest with the help of the company or through the company, then apart from the expenses mentioned above, the company has to pay up to 12 lakhs to 50 lakhs.

Usually Nepalese citizens need to climb Everest from 15 to 30 lakhs and for foreign citizens it costs from 30 lakhs to 50 lakhs. The amount other than the government fee depends on the Everest climbing company. Every company takes money according to its quality and facilities. The company that climbs Everest starts from 12 lakhs.

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