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 Trip Intro

IMG, the guiding company, just published the list of climbers of the season. There are a total of fourteen members in the Sherpa-guided group (my group), one guided by western guides, two express climbers, and seven in hybrid team, plus two…

Packing for Everest

Packing gear for a trip to Everest is not a trivial matter. In fact, it is a huge undertaking and much more complicated than it has been for any of my previous trips. I first downloaded the gear list from the guiding company into a spreadsheet.…