View from Everest..About 1000 people have now made it to the summit. Roddy Mackenzie, who climbed the mountain in 1989, captured the above image. Mt. Everest lies in the Himalaya mountains in the country of Nepal.
Helambu Trek, Nepal. After recovering from Dengue fever, I was determined to prove to my parents, and teachers that I was well enough to make it to my 8th grade class trip to trek Helambu, Nepal. It was amazing, soooo beautiful, hard, hot, cold, fun, exhausting, long and also short! ;) To sum it up it was one of the most gratifying experiences of my life. And I may not ever make it to climb Base Camp, (or Mt. Everest), but I was proud of myself that I had made it for this trip! P.S I…
Mount Everest: The highest mountain on Earth (29,035 feet), and perhaps the peak most shrouded in mountain-climbing lore, Everest is part of the Himalaya range, located on the border between Nepal and Tibet. http://pictzz.blogspot.ca/2008/08/20-natural-wonders-of-world.html
Wow. What a stunner. This breathtaking video was shot from above 20,000 feet and captures the Himalayas in such clear detail that I actually gasped when I watched it. You get to see Mount Everest, Ama Dablam and Lhotse in their natural glory and the view is just majestic. I don't think I'll ever get closer than this.
Mount Everest (also known in Nepal as Sagarmatha and in Tibet as Chomolungma) is the Earth's highest mountain. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. Its peak is 29,029 ft above sea level and is the 5th furthest point from the centre of the Earth. The international border between China and Nepal runs across the precise summit point. Its massif includes neighboring peaks Lhotse, 27,940 ft; Nuptse, 25,771 ft and Changtse, 24,870 ft.