Guide to Climbing Mount Everest

Climbing Mount Everest: Everything You Need To Know

Mountaineers heading towards the summit of Mount Everest, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Courtesy: Arnold Coster

Mountaineers heading towards the summit of Mount Everest, on Thursday, May Courtesy Arnold Coster

Ice Doctors at work - When you’re a Sherpa, and Mount Everest is a construction site - at Khumbu Icefall (Photo © Andy Bardon)

Team member Hilaree O¿Neill steps across a bridge of aluminum ladders lashed together above a crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall. Considered one of the most unpredictable hazards on Everest, the icefall is an ever shifting labyrinth of loose, jagged blocks

Looking into the abyss of the Khumbu Icefall

A dizzying view of a crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall, the most dangerous part of the southern route on Everest (Bobby Model/National Geographic/Getty Images):

Chris Bonington - Mountaineer ©byronedwards

The great Chris Bonington - british Mountaineer pic by ©byronedwards

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go-climb-the-mountains: The company of Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay // Everest, 1953

Mountaineering’s Greatest Escape: Doug Scott http://www.cumbriacrack.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Doug-Scott.jpeg This year marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most audacious climbs and tales of survival in mountaineering history. On 15 October at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake http://www.cumbriacrack.com/2017/09/26/mountaineerings-greatest-escape-doug-scott/

Mountaineering’s Greatest Escape: Doug Scott http://www.cumbriacrack.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Doug-Scott.jpeg This year marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most audacious climbs and tales of survival in mountaineering history. On 15 October at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake http://www.cumbriacrack.com/2017/09/26/mountaineerings-greatest-escape-doug-scott/

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