Mountaineering is another way of saying mountain climbing, which a type of exercise where you climb mountains such as, Mt. Everest, Mt. Blank, and many others.The sport it self is very bold,quiet old,and fun for those who are older and those who are younger.
- slip and fall
- a person above you could break a foot hold of and hit you in the head
- choking because of lack of oxygen
- fall in a hole unable to get out
- frost bite
- nailed boots
- strong arms and legs
People Who Are Important To The History
Michel Gabriel Paccard
First successful climb to the peak of Mt. Blank.
Developed a set of guides who helped make Mountaineering the type of sport it is today.
Reached the summit of Cho Oyu (26,906 feet) west of Everest.
All other explorers his team passed while climbing.But he passed during rescue.
George Mallory and Andrew Irvine
Tried to climb Everest but both died high up on the mountain,seventy years later Mallory's body was found but Irvine's has not been found yet.
Pemba Dorje Sherpa
Reach the peak Mt. Everest in 8 hours and 10 minutes.
Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Dawa Sherpa
First pair of siblings to climb all of the 14 worlds peeks that are bigger than 8000 meters high.
Mike and Matt Moniz
Climbed all of the highest peeks in all of the 50 states in a record breaking 43 days,2 hours, and 8 minutes.
- wear a helmet
- use an experienced guide
- use a rope to go down steep hills
- start early
- if traveling in winter learn avalanche safety
- stay alert
- keep safe distance from other hikers
- travel quietly
- watch for animals
- don't wander
- frozen lakes aren't always safe
- bring a phone
- drink lots of water