Facts that will just down right creep you the hell out!
An Australian tourist and three Tibetans have died in an avalanche on Mount Everest while touring a restricted area.
Last week, the first female amputee, the first Saudi Arabian woman, the first Palestinian, the first Qatari, the first Pakistani women and the first set of twins all reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain.
25-year-old Raha Moharrak was first Saudi woman to climb the world’s tallest peak.
Cason Crane has only two more of the world’s tallest mountains to climb as he raises money and awareness for gay youth suicide prevention. Did we mention he is only 20 years old? UPDATE: He made it to the top of Everest.
Fifteen-year-old Eli Reimer, his father and a group of friends made the two-week, 70-mile hike to raise money and awareness for disabled children.
Planning a trip to Mount Everest? Well rest assured, you will now be able to tag those pictures of yourself going up the mountain before you even get down. Nepali mobile network operator Ncell has installed the first 3G base station at the summit of Mount Everest. Looks like technology has reached its highest peak!
If you search for Mt. Everest on Google Maps, you might be surprised to find that it has a whopping 86 reviews that average out to a mediocre 2.5 star rating. Why all the Everest hate? I’ll let the internet explain:
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Anthony Geffen’s new documentary, “The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest,” can be best described as a true love triangle. Here, though, the home-wrecking villian is Mt. Everest, the largest mountain in the world.
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Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world. Cho Oyu lies in the Himalayas and is 20 km west of Mount Everest, at the border between China and Nepal. Cho Oyu means “Turquoise Goddess” in Tibetan.