Mt. Everest Expedition - Mount Everest mountaineering information
Mt. Everest Expedition in one of the world’s most popular and challenging expedition lies in Khumbu Himalayan range. Mt. Everest 8,848m (29,028 ft ) is highest mountain in the world on the border of Nepal and Tibet. Mount Everest called Sagarmatha ("Goddess of the Sky") in Nepal and Jhomolungma ("Goddess Mother of the World") in Tibet. Mt. Everest is named in English and received its official name in 1865 in honor of Sir George Everest, the British Surveyor General (1790–1866, British surveyor, b. Breconshire, Wales, UK) Worked on the trigonometrically survey in India from 1806 to 1843 who had mapped the Indian subcontinent. Mount Everest was first climbed on May 29, 1953, when Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay from Nepal reached the summit Top of the world/ Mount sagarmatha. These courageous climbers ascended Everest base camp through to the Everest South Col from the Khumbu Glacier and continued their ascent to the summit via the Southeast ridge. Everest Climbing Route is now referred to as the Everest Normal route and will be also the route that we use every year in the pre-monsoon season.