Mt Everest

By Grant Ernzen


  • Temba Tsheri [Nepal] was 15 when she reached the summit on May 22, 2001
  • Sherman Bull was the oldest person to summit everest at 64 years old on May 25, 2001
  • Pemba Dorjee holds the fastest time to climb Mt. Everest at 8 hours and 10 minutes I can see why

Fun Facts

  • the very first american assent was done by James Whittaker on May 1, 1963
  • the country of Nepal has had the most deaths
  • about 200 dead bodies are still on Mt. Everest
  • there has been only one climber to climb all sides of Mt Everest-Kushang Sherpa


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Equipment Needed

  • climbing boots [oversized]
  • zip up heavy jacket
  • high quality pants
  • head lamp
  • ski goggles
  • gloves
  • glacer crampons
  • harness
  • ice ax
  • glacer rope
  • sleeping bags
  • big and small tent
  • compas/GPS
  • two titanium burners
  • matches/lighters
  • water purifier
  • duffle bags
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  • Alpine Ascents
  • Mountain Trip
  • Mountain Madness
  • RMI
  • International Mt Guides
  • SummitClimb

Legal Aspects of Mt Everest

You Need-

  • Passport
  • Passport Pictures
  • And a letter of recommendation


Named after Sir George Everest-general of India

Formed about 60,000,000 years ago

Impact on Chines Economy

Prices can go from $40,000 to $200,000 per person

Also brings tourism money into China


Mt Everest is located at South Western border of China
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