Mt Everest

Social Studies Lizzy DeCarlo P4

Legends

There are many people that have climbed MT.Everest and at least 210 have died and approximately 2500 survivors. At the bottom there are people climbing MT.Everest and a picture of MT.Everest

Basic Facts

Mt Everest is 29,035 feet or 8,848 meters high. The summit is the border of nepal to the South and China or tibet on the north. It is over six million years old. It has snow on it all year.

Routes

Equipment neede for climbing Mt. Everest

Clothing,Tools and other utilites,light weight climbing boots, headlamps, ski googles, gloves, crampons, carabiners,ropes, walkie talkies, viedo camera, satilite phone for high altitudes          

Records

Records

Jordan Remero- Was the youngest male to climb Mt Everest at age 13

Nemia Chemji Sherpa- Was the youngest female to climb Mt Everest at age 16

Temae Watanabe- Was the oldest female to climb Mt Everest at age 63

Min Bahadur Sherchan- Was the oldest male to climb Mt Everest at age 76


Organizations that have tours

Organizations

Seven Summits Guided Climb

Everest Private Tours

Mt Trip Guided Mt Everest climbing expeditions


Legal aspects of climbing Mt Everest

Legal aspects of climbing Mt Everest

Its required to have a tourist visa and a passport

Location

Location

Mt Everest is located in seven different countries which are Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal and Pakistan

History

History

Age: 6 million years old

Name in Nepal: Sagamatha (means goddess of the sky

First Ascent: May 29 1953

First Winter ascent Feb 17 1980

First Ascent by an American may 1 1963


How it effects on the chinese economy

How it effects on the chinese economy

It effects population growth in china

China has been one of the worlds populated countries sense the second century A.D, when it had more than 6 million people, now it has decreased in the last decade and today it stands at about 1.25 billion.