Everest or Chomolungma is the highest mountain in the world. It is the dream of many climbers. For the first time, a man climbed here in 1953. Since that time a lot of people have visited it. Unfortunately, Everest took the lives of hundreds of travelers whose bodies will remain here forever. Despite this fact, Chomolungma does not lose popularity. The mountain-like a magnet attracts adventurers and fans of mountaineering.
We have prepared interesting and shocking facts about this majestic mountain. Everest will always inspire and frighten people from all over the world.
– Climbing to the Base Camp and delivery of the cargo costs $ 2000;
– Permission for an individual ascent – $ 25 000;
– The price for cleaning trash from the slopes – $ 12 000;
– Special Sherpas team services – up to $ 3000;
– Food and fuel for 6 weeks – $ 2000;
– Cook’s services – up to $ 7 000;
– Mask and reducer – $ 1000;
– Setting up camps – up to $ 5 000;
In May 1996, there was the worst catastrophe on Everest. Three commercial teams died in the mountains. The team included both experienced climbers and tourists who did not have the experience of conquering eight-thousanders. This is the case when Everest showed tough character. Many people want to close commercial tours to Chomolungma because it is incredibly dangerous. Climbing Everest is a test for the body and psyche, not everyone can handle with this, even for huge money.
Mountaineers who go on assaulting Everest are able to throw a colleague or friend who dies, even without trying to help him. They are not bad. Such rules of the game. They just save themselves. On Everest, you can find a lot of corpses of climbers who will forever remain there. Thanks to the eternal cold, snow, and frost, their bodies are very well preserved. Moreover, many travelers ask not to take their bodies in the event of a catastrophe. They want Everest to be their grave.