Everest

On May 24th, 2010, Lei Summited Mt Everest to become the first Asian Woman
to finish the challenge of Seven Summits and Two Poles.

Facts and Figures

Original Name: Mount Everest – also called Qomolangma Peak (Tibetan), Mount Sagarmāthā (Nepali), Chajamlungma (Limbu), Zhumulangma Peak (Chinese: Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) or Mount Chomolungma. In 1865, Everest was given its official English name by the Royal Geographical Society upon recommendation of Andrew Waugh, the British Surveyor General of India at the time.

Height: 8,848 metres (29,029 ft)

Location: 27°59’17″N 86°55’31”

My Everest Trek and Climb….

Everest Blogs

ON TOP OF THE WORLD!

5/27/2010 Everest Summit – summary written on May 27, 2010 Since the summit day (May 24th), we have been on the move every day— descending from Camp 4 (C4) to Camp 2 (C2), then C2 to Everest Base Camp (EBC). Then packing and moving out…

THOUGHTS BEFORE THE EVEREST SUMMIT

5/17/2010 Waiting time was taxing. You are not sure how long the waiting time will be and how to plan your schedule. You worry if the summit window will come before Monsoon arrives. You worry if the icefall will still be safe to pass when we…

EVEREST – ROTATION 2

5/10/2010 May 4 – 8, 2010 My second rotation May 4: EBC – C1 (6000m) May 5: C1 – C2 (6500m) May 6: C2 – C3 (7200m), personal altitude record! May 7: C3 – C2 (6500m) May 8: C2 – EBC (5300m) This rotation is much more challenging…