Mount Everest Facts

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the earth and is the part of Himalayas mountain range. In movies, we saw its horrible weather that changes within a few minutes and made people hopeless. In fact, the reality is similar to movies. Only a few strong heart people can reach on top after a long practice. Today we will share you some Mount Everest Facts.

Mount Everest Facts

mount everest facts

Mount Everest is located in Nepal and Tibet. Climbers start their journey from Nepal to the top of Everest.

Everest got its name after Sir George Everest, the Welsh Surveyor General of India.

Wind speed can be reached on 280 kilometres per hour (175 miles per hour) and the warmest temperature is – 18-degrees Celcius (-2 degree Fahrenheit).

It costs $60,000 – $100,000 per person for the journey. Only the permit for climbing the Everest costs $11,000.

There are many dead bodies of the climber on the way. some of them are used as the milestone. Dead bodies remain there because it needs 8-10 sherpas to bring a dead body back down the mountain and cost of the operation is $30,000 – $70,000.

800 people every year try to climb Mount Everest. In 1974 no one tried to climb on Mount Everest.

5000 people tried to climbed the Mount Everest.

Since 1969 a climber dies every year. The ratio of death is much higher while coming down than climbing up.

The elder climber that reach on the top of Everest summit was 80-year-old Japanese named Yuichiro Miura and the youngest climber was 13 old Jordan Romero from the United States.

In 2015 a Nepali couple married on the summit of the Everest.

Kushang Sherpa is the only person in the world to climb the Everest from all four sides.

Kami Rita Sherpa is climbed the Mount Everest 22 times and it is record.

Where is human there is trash. In the last 60 years from when humans start climbing the Everest, estimated 50 tons of garbage is produced on it by humans.