Everest Expedition

Summit inc. - logan newtown

Some little facts about our big friend everest

  • 8,848 meters above sea level

  • Highest mountain on earth

  • highest point on earth able to sustain life without air travel

  • higher than any aircraft can travel bc the oxygen is so thin

  • so high, no one would be able to breathe at the summit without oxygen (unless they are extremely fit or have trained for YEARS

  • first base camp located at 5,400 meters above sea level

  • located in Nepal

  • in the Himalayan mountain range

A few pieces of gear needed for the long journey:

  • passport

  • polypropylene

  • lightweight and heavyweight shirts

  • fleece and wind jackets

  • down suit

  • down jacket

  • down pants

  • light and heavy trousers

  • wind pants

  • shorts

  • climbing socks

  • ski goggles

  • sun hat

  • and much much more

The steps of climbing Everest

  • base camp - camp 2 6,400 meters

  • camp 2 -camp 3 7,400 meters

  • camp3 -camp 4 7,900 meters

  • camp 4 -summit return to camp 4

  • camp 4 - camp 2

  • camp 2 - base camp
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