Everest was first identified by George Everest, in 1841. Everest was known as Peak15 at first, measured 29,002 feet in 1856 AD.
Nobody knows who saw the Everest first. Like all the mountains in the world, the indigenous people are considered first people to see it. In Tibet, Everest is called Chomolungma. There is a religious belief behind this. Chomolungma is said to be mother goddess of the universe. In Nepal, Everest is known as Sagarmatha, which is the goddess of the sky. Everest was first identified by George Everest, in 1841. Everest was known as Peak15at first, measured 29,002 feet in 1856 AD.
Still considered as one of the most difficult and adventurous routes, Everest promises the life’s most rewarding experiences. Everest has a superb reputation for enabling adrenaline in climbers. Climbing the top of the World requires a huge amount of dedication and determination.Mt Everest Lies on the top of the world, boasting itself with 8848m height. Everest is also considered as the natural border to Nepal to the South and China or Tibet on the North. The Mountain is considered to be 60 million years old. It is said that the movement of a Tectonic plate of Indian region is the main factor for the formation of Everest Mountain. Also, it is believed that every year the Height of the Everest is grown by 0.25 inches every year. With GPS technology it was measured to be 8850m.
“In mid-May each year, the jet stream moves north causing the winds the calm and temperatures to warm enough for people to try to summit. This is called the 'summit window'. There is a similar period each fall in November.”
The wind around the Everest can blow over 200mph. The temperature can fall up to -80. There is the jet storm on the top of the Everest all year long. “In mid-May each year, the jet stream moves north causing the winds the calm and temperatures to warm enough for people to try to summit. This is called the 'summit window'. There is a similar period each fall in November.” The first Everest triumph was done by Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norway Sherpa from Nepal on May 29, 1953 AD. The first woman to climb the Everest was Junko Tabei from Japan in 1975AD.
There are many routes via which we can climb Mt Everest. 18 routes are known to date. Normally it takes 40 days to climb Mt. Everest. According to recent statistic report, the oxygen 66% less oxygen in each breath on the top of Mount Everest. Almost all the climbers prefer oxygen in the bottle because it keeps them very warm. People living in Everest region are called Sherpas. They have 100 years more than of history. They are the local guide for the expedition. They rely on climbing to support their family. Like normal human being, even Sherpa get sick from Altitude sickness. They have huge religious belief and get offended if they see someone standing on the tip of Everest. It is believed that climbers usually lose 10-20 lbs. during expedition.