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 on: Today at 00:47 
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Tributes have been paid to Ian Toothill from Sheffield UK who last year became the first person with cancer to reach the summit of Mount Everest who passed away today age 48.

The first person with cancer to climb Mount Everest has died

 on: Jan 15 2018, 00:41 
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Hari Budha Magar, a former British Gurkha soldier who lost both his legs in Afghanistan, will not be attempting to climb Mount Everest this year, according to the expedition organiser.

Double Amputee Gurkha Soldier Postpones Everest Climb

 on: Jan 14 2018, 01:47 
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Guest writer Sophie Elise has written an article with some effective tips to help you become fit and prepared to climb the worlds highest mountain, Mount Everest successfully. 

10 Tips to Get Fit to Climb Everest

 on: Jan 11 2018, 21:44 
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Today, the 11th January 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the death of the great mountaineer and explorer Edmund Hillary.

10th Anniversary of Edmund Hillary’s Death

 on: Jan 10 2018, 01:30 
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The idea hinges on turning human feces on Everest into biogas, a fuel produced when organic material decomposes without oxygen. Byproducts of the process include methane, which could be used for cooking, and an effluent that works well as a fertilizer.

Possible Solution for Human Waste on Everest

 on: Jan 7 2018, 00:48 
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I have now added information regarding the British Mount Everest Expeditions from 2017.

The details include all members names, if summit was reached or not, route climbed and more.

2017 Everest Expedition Details

 on: Jan 5 2018, 01:11 
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A former Gurkha Hari Budha Magar, who lost both of his legs in an IED blast in Afghanistan said he is going to fight the decision to ban double-amputees from climbing Mount Everest.

Double Amputee to Fight Everest Ban

 on: Jan 2 2018, 00:11 
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I have added a new poll question for the month of January.

Was the summit of Mount Everest reached in 1924?

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story thank you.

Results from last months question

Do you think one day we will see robots climbing on Mount Everest?

No 48%
Yes 36%
Maybe 16%

 on: Jan 1 2018, 00:44 
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Starting 2018, a mountaineering expedition team will have to pay more for the life insurance cover of its liaison officer to attempt to climb Mount Everest, according to a new mountaineering expedition regulation.

Mount Everest Liaison Officers Insurance Raised

 on: Dec 30 2017, 01:16 
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The government has revised the Mountaineering Expedition Regulation under the Tourism Act barring people with complete blindness and double amputation, as well as those medically unfit for climbing, from attempting to scale Mount Everest and other mountains.

New Rules for Climbing on Mount Everest

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