Climbing Mt. Everest With Us!

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Our Expectations and Information

"Mt. Everest Southside Read Dispatches on the Blog." Climb Everest with RMI. Web. 19 Nov. 2014. <https://www.rmiguides.com/himalaya/everest/>

-Will cost up to $66,000 per person

-Need a down payment of $20,000 per person

-Around 75 day journey

-Hazardous and deadly

-We are not responsible for any injuries involving snow falling or ice, Hypothermia and weather cooperation

-Climbing season starts in mid March

-People with asthma are not recommended to take this long, small amount of oxygen climb

-Have to be physically fit

-Upper body strength (Be able to hold up self body weight for extended period of time)

-Mountaineering requires a strong extent of mental toughness, high degree of physical stamina

-Be able to hold onto ropes over head and hold up body weight, be able to use ice ax to hold body weight


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Information About Equiptment

"Mt. Everest Southside Read Dispatches on the Blog." Climb Everest with RMI. Web. 19 Nov. 2014. <https://www.rmiguides.com/himalaya/everest/>

-Climbers provide own personal equipment with own personal money

-All of the equipment is required to ensure your success and time

-All of this equipment needs to be reliable on for any kind of weather (snow, rain, sleet, heat)

-For more information on geer, go to the site listed above


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Stages of Climbing

"The Route - Climbers Guide to Everest." The Route - Climbers Guide to Everest. Web. 19 Nov. 2014. <http://www.mounteverest.net/expguide/route.htm>.

-Mt. Everest is a long and also can be a painful journey if research is not done

-The base camp is 17,700 feet in the air

-You eat buffalo meat and once it begins to rot you wait a few weeks for the smell to go away and then it can be eaten as “beef jerky”

-The Mt. Everest process can be very scary and then again the best experience of ones life

-Ice frequently falls from thousands of feet above and kill climbers which is a big hazard and has killed several mountaineers over the years

-ice fall area is from 18,000ft - 20,000 ft

-You have to very careful. A whole mound of snow could just collapse on you so look before you step no matter how tired you are


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More Information and Facts

"The Route - Climbers Guide to Everest." The Route - Climbers Guide to Everest. Web. 19 Nov. 2014. <http://www.mounteverest.net/expguide/route.htm>.

-There are 3 camps throughout the mountain

-Camp 4 is within the death zone which is 26,000 feet up the mountain. It sits on a plateau resembling a moonscape

-On the way to the summit we leave at 11pm because there is a lesser chance of snow collapsing with the sun already set

-On the way to the summit it may be very icy and slippery i which the ice ax comes in hand most of the time


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