Since 1996 at least one person has died on Mount Everest. Each year except for 1997 main causes of death include suffocation fatigue and starvation.
The trail leading to the summit is lined with dead bodies and there is believed to the over 200 people who called Mount Everest their final resting place.
10. Death Troll
Many bodies are left because of poor assess ability and severe weather of the making it very dangerous and expensive to bring them down from the mountain. Mount Everest will claim nearly 10 percent of the people who tried the feet up making the peak.
9. Without Oxygen
On August 28th 1980, Reinhold Messner became the first to climb the Mountain alone and without supplemental oxygen. This was a remarkable feat not only for master but for much of the World up until his return. Most people argued that it was impossible to climb the mountain with such little provision. He is also the first climber to ascend all 14 up the world 8,000 meters high mountain peaks.
8. Man-made verses Mother Nature
The world’s tallest man-made structure up any kind is the birds Khalifa. It stands 829 meters. This cement skyscraper is a hard one to beat whereas Mount Everest is 10 times its size at 29,029 feet. The mountain also grows 4mm per year or one foot every 76 years as a result of upward thrust by two opposing tectonic plate.
7. Cell Phone Signal on the Summit
A Hiker namely Kenton Cool in 2011, tweet from summit number 9 as the first tweet from the top of the world. And in 2013, the first phone call was placed from summit upon hearing about the beat. But, Nepalese official deemed it to be illegal.
6. Babu Sherpa
The highest recorded wind speed on the mountain is nearly 200 miles per hour, a number of this magnitude when dealing with when speed is almost incomprehensible to understand. It would be nearly impossible to remain there. But Babu Sherpa holds the record for the longest time spend on the summit in 1999.He spent 21 hours in the freezing cold on topical largest land mass on the planet.
There are various ways to descend from the mountains. In 2007 Bear Gills the youngest British climber to reach the summit used powered paraglide to fly over the peak.
No one knew that Mount Everest is the roof of the world until early in the nineteenth century. In 1802 the British launched what became known as the Great trigonal metrical survey in order to map India. They soon proved that the Himalayas and not the antes as previously believed where the world’s tallest mountain range. By 1856 they had calculated its height to be 29,002 feet above sea level. A 1999 survey using state-of-the-art GPS technology found them off by Amir 33 feet.
3. Mount Landfill
As early as 1963 a former climber Mount Everest road in National Geographic that parts of Mountain Everest has become the highest junkyard on the face of the earth. Empty oxygen bottles, human PCs, food packaging, broken climbing gear and torn tents litter its paths. A single clean up in 2011 removed over 8 tons of waste from Mount Everest and many more times remained. In order to counteract the problem Nepal’s government now requires climbers to bring back their equipment or they will be subject to happy fines.
2. Both Young and Old
The youngest person to successfully climb the mountain is 13 years old Jordan Romero of the United States. In 2010 he broke the record set by 15 years old Temba Tsheri Sherpa off from Nepal. Most to climb Mount Everest are somewhat young or middle-aged. There are some exceptions to this though the oldest person to reach the summit was 80 years old man name Yuichiro Miura.
1. Surprise Wedding
A lot about things that happened on Mount Everest yet they’re still has been birth in case anyone was wondering but to burst the bubble up the bride to be a couple has already been married on the mountain. The bride and groom were both Nepalese citizens who kept it a secret from the other climbers until they reached the peak where they finally Weds after a 60 day climb.