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Everest

Mount. a mountain in S Asia on the border between Nepal and Tibet, in the Himalayas: the highest mountain in the world; first climbed by members of a British-led expedition (1953). Height: established as 8848 m (29 028 ft.) for many years, but the latest of a series of more recent reassessments (in 1999), not currently accepted by all authorities or by either of the controlling governments, puts it at 8850 m (29 035 ft.)
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Mount Elbrus is known as a fairly climber-friendly mountain with the kind of ice fields and weather conditions found on Everest but fewer avalanches.
A survey of India and the Himalayas identifies the world's tallest mountain and names it after India's former chief surveyor, George Everest.
What: The sons of the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest attempt to scale it on the 50th anniversary of their fathers' achievement.
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What: A team of climbers took on Mount Everest in 1996, and you get to see it all via this 1998 film.
To the Sherpas and Tibetan monks who live in its mammoth shadow, Everest demands respect.
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No climbers have lost their lives on the Nepalese side of Everest this season, although an American couple died scaling Everest from the Chinese side on May 23.
The lure of Mount Everest is such that climbers spend up to $65,000 to be in expeditions taken to the top, despite the risks.
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We at Everest want to thank him so very much for all that he has done for us.