Everest Basecamp Trek and History

The Scott Fischer Memorial, 1996

Mount Everest is the world's tallest peak. It stands a 8,848 meters or 29,035 feet. Everest is know by many names. In Tibetan it is Jomolungma or "Holy Mother" in Mandarin: Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng which is Jomolungma Peak and in Nepali - Sagarmāthā. It has been a source of  wonder and adventure for anyone who has any sense of adventure. Most mountaineers—though they might not say it—have a  dream to summit this majestic peak. From early child-hood we learn of  Everest in school and those with any sense of adventure daydream … Read more