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Exploring Mount Everest

Photo: Andrew Purdam, Trekker’s classic view from Kala Patthar

Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain, with a peak at 8,848 meters above sea level and the 5th tallest mountain measured from the center of the Earth. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas.

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Trouble on the Mountain
Trouble on the mountain

Earlier Headlines
A push for climbing reform after Sherpa deaths on Everest@bsorlove
Death at 19,000 Feet Sherpas, Fate and the Dangerous Business of Everest
Death and Anger on Everest – Jon Krakauer
Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season
sherpas-consider-boycott-after-everest-disaster (outbounding discussion)
Sherpas threaten to strike – Morning Ireland
Nepal Scrambles to Bring Striking Sherpas Back to Mount Everest@TheWire
Everest Climber: Sherpas Tried to Kill Me

Gyalzen Sherpa from Hillary's 1953 Everest Expedition

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Tengboche is a village in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal, located at 3,867 meters. Tengboche has a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains, including the well known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku.
Tengboche, looking towards Mt Everest

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