Everest. Buddhists believe a goddess lives in the mountain and she decides who summits, who doesn't, who makes it down safely, and who doesn't. She doesn't take kindly to big egos or those who try to "conquer" her. Humble respect always.
Sixty Years Ago, Edmund Hillary Reached the Top of the World. Hear Him Describe It
In 1953 the New Zealander Edmund Hillary and the sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the peak of Mount Everest; here they are seen on the south eastern crest on May 28th, the day before they reached the summit
▶ Mount Everest ICE FALL - The best Mount Everest Ice Fall video footage you will see. Shot by me - Theodore Fairhurst - with a helmet-mounted camera in the perpective of the climber. Powerful video images of the extraordinary Khumbu Glacier as it breaks up descending from the Western Cwm to Base camp. Voted top 10 at Killarney 2011 Adventure Film Festival.
Fossils deposited in a deep sea 400 million years ago are now found on top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. How did marine fossils find their way to 29,000 feet? The answer is found in Mount Everest's unique geology. Learn all about the geology of Mount Everest and the Himalayan mountains and why they are still rising.