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Everest (8 848 m / 29 029 ft)

Parent Range: Himalaya
Activity type: Mountaineering
Summit(s): Mount Everest - South Summit (8 749 m /28 704 feet), Mount Everest (8 848 m /29 029 feet)
Elevation: 8 848 m / 29 029 ft
Cost of climbing: from$ 35 000
Image of Everest (8 848 m / 29 029 ft)
Credit: Sergey Kofanov

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Mountain Name(s):
Everest, Bantay Everest, Beinn Everest, Bukid Everest, Bundok Everest, Chomolangma Hong, Chomolungma, Chû-mu̍k-lòng-mâ-fûng, Csomolungma, Džomolungma, Everest, Everest Dağı, Everest dağı, Everestfjall, Everestius mons, Everests, Gunung Everest, Jomolungma, Mali Everest, Menez Everest, Menydh Everest, Mont Everest, Monte Everest, Monto Everest, Mount Everest, Mt. Everest, Mynydd Everest, Sliabh Everest, Çiyayê Everest, Éverest, Ĉomolungmo, Đỉnh Everest, Έβερεστ, Гара Джамалунгма, Джомолунгмæ, Джомолунгма, Дьомолууҥма, Еверест, Жомолунгма, Монт Еверест, Эверест, Էվերեստ, אוורסט, עווערעסט, ئېۋېرېست, اورست, ايفيريست, جبل إفرست, ماؤنٹ ایورسٹ, چیای ئێڤەرست, کوه اورست, އެވަރެސްޓް ފަރުބަދަ, एवरेस्ट पर्वत, एव्हरेस्ट, सगरमाथा, सगरमाथा अञ्चल, দেবদুর্গ, মাউন্ট এভারেস্ট, ਮਾਊਂਟ ਐਵਰੈਸਟ, માઉન્ટ એવરેસ્ટ, ମାଉଣ୍ଟ ଏଭରେଷ୍ଟ, எவரெசுட்டு சிகரம், ఎవరెస్టు పర్వతం, ಮೌಂಟ್ ಎವರೆಸ್ಟ್, എവറസ്റ്റ്‌ കൊടുമുടി, එවරස්ට් කන්ද, ยอดเขาเอเวอเรสต์, ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ།, ဧဝရတ်တောင်, ჯომოლუნგმა, ኤቨረስት ተራራ, エベレスト, 珠穆朗玛峰, 珠穆朗瑪峰, 에베레스트 산
Elevation:
8 848 m / 29 029 ft
Summit(s):
Mount Everest - South Summit (8 749 m /28 704 feet), Mount Everest (8 848 m /29 029 feet)
Activity type:
Mountaineering
Location:
Asia, Nepal: (Central Region), China: (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Starting Point:
Parent Range:
Range:
First Ascent:
29/6/1953 Tenzing Norgay (Nepal), Edmund Hillary (New Zealand)
Geology:
Tectonic
Snow line:
5 500 m / 18 045 ft
Prominence:
8 848 m / 29 029 ft
Isolation:
40 053 m / 24 873 ft
Climbing Season(s):
01 Apr-30 Jun;
01 Sep-31 Oct;
Nearst
Airport(s):
Convenience Center(s):
National
Park(s):

Location

Asia, Nepal: (Central Region), China: (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Guided Tour

Location:

$ 39949.00
72 Day(s)

Activity type:Mountaineering

Difficulty: Challenging/ Tough

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Guided Tour

Location: Nepal

$ 35000.00
57 Day(s)

Activity type:Mountaineering

Difficulty: Extreme+

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Guided Tour

Location: Nepal

$ 1550.00
daily rate

Activity type:Hiking

Difficulty: Moderate/ Challenging

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Route

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Location: Asia, Nepal: Central Region

Claimed by: 6 people

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Route

Location: Asia, China: Tibet Autonomous Region

Claimed by: 4 people

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Location: Asia, Nepal: Central Region

Claimed by: 2 people

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  • Your Chance To Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Himalayas - the highest mountain in the world – and that is the point. Everest or Sagarmatha - the highest point of the Earth attracts the attention of thousands of people simply because "it's there." Finding the way to the highest point on Earth became a climbing epic long time ago, and the Himalayas became the "sacred ground."
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    The highest mountain in the world Mount Everest has the shape of a three-sided pyramid with the most deprived snow steep southern slope. From the South Everest connected to Mount Lhotse (8516 m) with the South Col (7906 m), sometimes called the South summit. From the northern side North Col (7020 m) connects Mount Everest with Changzhou (7543 m). From the east side Steeply to the east impassable east wall Kangashung (3350 m). Mount Everest is covered with glaciers, ending at an altitude of about 5 km.
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    • Seven Summits
    • Eight-thousander
    • Country High Point
    • Ultra
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    Located in Himalayas, in the ridge Mahalangur-Himal (in the part called the Khumbu Himal), 160 kilometres from Kathmandu. South peak (8760 m) lies on the border of Nepal and Tibet Autonomous Region (China), North (main) peak (8848m) is located on the territory of China.
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    Tibetan side. The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, then by car to Shigatse (3900m). Next with the car to Xegar (4200m). From there the car to the Base Camp. Nepalese side. By far the majority of climbers heading into the Khumbu region take the short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and hike in from there.
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    There are permits required. These can be arranged by yourself or the firm that you hire to support your team. There is also an entry visa to Nepal.
  • Did You Know Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    On May 19, 2012, climbers crowding one landmark near the summit faced a two-hour wait. In the course of just half a day, 234 people managed to reach the peak—but four people died, raising major concerns over the climbing process.

     

    There is 66% less oxygen in each breath on the summit of Everest
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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (27 Jun 2018) • History

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