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

EVEREST – WHY IS IT SO TOUGH?

Apr 29, 2010, 1:30pm  It’s only a few hours since I sent away Tasia, sitting in the sun room writing. Kuran, the lodge service boy, came up: “Your friend is here.” I walked into the dining room and was shocked to see Jeff, one of my…

EVEREST – RECOVERING IN PHERICHE (4200M)

4/28/2010 Dear all, We just finished the rotation up to camp 2 (6500m), and spent two nights there. The trip through Khumbu icefall is safe, the acclimatization went well. My cough got very bad at camp 2 and kept me from sleeping in the…

EVEREST – LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL..

Apr 27 – 30, 2010   Sitting here in the Himalaya Lodge dining room. Light music in the background, quiet and warm, despite cold and wind outside. Fog is rising in the valley, most of sky covered by clouds. I just sit here, enjoy my ginger…