Mt. Everest (8848m) the world’s highest mountain, is the greatest challenge and one of the most famous mountain in the earth. It has unique beauty, mystery and mood. A successful historical Mt. Everest expedition leaves one with the sense of most proud and adventurous people in earth.
It was first climbed on May 29, 1953 by Tenzing Norgey of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hilary from Newzealand. Mt Everest is also known by the Tibetan name Chomolangma (Goddess mother of the snow), and by the Nepali name Sagarmatha (mother of the universe).
Everest had been attempted many times before the important expeditions being that of 1922, 1923 and 1924, the body of George H.L Mallory who died in an earlier attempt in 1999. More than 900 climbers from many countries have climbed the summit by various routes from both north and south.
Climber’s age have been ranged from nineteen years to sixty years. Although there are dozens of routes on Mt. Everest, we follow the classical route which traditionally the most reliable way to reach the summit.
Climbing Everest expeditions have been successfully organized and climbed many times since then, but this could not full prospective Everest climbers into complacency. One cannot approach the mountain with anything but serious determination and focused mountaineering attitude. Everest is still inexplicable, beguiling, and magnificent as ever.