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Mount Everest – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Everest and Lhotse from Mera Peak, Mount Everest photo

Mount Everest

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Sunrise from the summit of Everest, Mount Everest photo

Mount Everest

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EVEREST FOM SPACE, Mount Everest photo

Mount Everest

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Namche Bazar, Mount Everest photo

Mount Everest

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  • Elevation: 8850 m
  • Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
  • Best months to climb: April, May
  • Convenient center: Namche Bazar, Nepal

Mount Everest Climbing Notes

Sarah Hochstetler from UNITED STATES writes:

I'm wanting to climb Mount Everest hopefully in two or three years. I've already began training. Would like to know what it's like from others to actually climb this big mountain because I want to climb it. Lets remain realistic and positive.


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10 other mountain peaks closest to Mount Everest:

1. Lhotse (8516 m) 2.5 km
2. Lhotse middle (8430 m) 3.4 km
3. Lhotse Shar (8400 m) 3.4 km
4. Changtse (7580 m) 4.3 km
5. Nuptse (7861 m) 4.8 km
6. Khumbutse (6636 m) 6.6 km
7. Imja Tse (6183 m) 7.4 km
8. Khartaphu (7227 m) 8.0 km
9. Kartse (6507 m) 8.0 km
10. Lingtren (6714 m) 8.1 km


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