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Mt. Everest

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Mt. Everest

The Highest Mountain in the World!!!

Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain in the world at 29,035 feet (8,850 meters). The Tibetans call Mt. Everest "Chomolungma", meaning "Mother Goddess of the Earth". Mt. Everest gets its European name from British Superintentant General of the Survey of India 1830-1843, Sir George Everest.

FA: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, 1953

Nearest town or city: Lukla
Directions: Fly to New Delhi, India then to Kathmandu, Nepal. Fly to Lukla, then walk to basecamp 7-9 days.

Latitude, Longitude: 27.98000, 86.93000
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Camping: Pay
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Forum Discussions (7 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Dick Bass Sets Sights on Another Everest Record skibabeage 1 Jun 14 2006, 8:24 AM
With Replies Seventy-year-old Miura to Ski Everest skibabeage 1 Jun 14 2006, 8:24 AM
With Replies Everest: Both Sides Now skibabeage 3 Jun 14 2006, 8:44 AM
With Replies Viagra Chewing Jump-Roper to Set New Record Atop Everest skibabeage 3 Jun 14 2006, 8:59 AM
No Replies Internet Cafe on Khumbu Glacier andy_lemon 0 Mar 24 2003, 5:54 PM
No Replies Everest draws record climber back andy_lemon 0 Jan 23 2003, 9:21 PM
No Replies Climbing the Height of Everest for Charity andy_lemon 0 Nov 27 2002, 11:24 AM