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 on: Feb 22 2018, 22:14 
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The expedition led by Alex Txikon currently attempting a winter ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen has entered the final stage.

Winter Everest Climb in Final Stage

 on: Feb 19 2018, 00:30 
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A bizarre UFO has been spotted above Mount Everest. UFO watchers say the spooky object causes a silhouette and its height means it can't be a drone or helicopter.

UFO Spotted above Mount Everest

 on: Feb 18 2018, 00:41 
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One of the most experienced Sherpas to scale Everest, Lakpa Rita talks misconceptions, being buried alive and why clients just don't listen. Pulling no punches, he reveals about difficult clients, the best preparation and why there are no certainties when mounting the world's highest peak.

World’s most dangerous job: A Sherpa on Everest

 on: Feb 14 2018, 21:51 
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A Buddhist monk who blessed Everest climbers headed for the summit of the world's highest mountain has died in Nepal aged 87, local officials said Wednesday (Feb 14).

Lama Geshe who blessed Everest climbers has died

 on: Feb 11 2018, 23:44 
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China has denied changing its figure for the official height of Mount Everest following a reported drop off in the number of climbers tackling the world’s highest peak from the Tibet side.

China denies changing height of Mount Everest

 on: Feb 8 2018, 20:48 
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Poor regulation and overcrowding are pushing Mount Everest climbers away from Nepal to China, which is investing millions to boost a rival path to the top of the world.

Nepal losing out to China for Everest Climbers

 on: Feb 6 2018, 00:41 
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A team will spend the next month measuring objects in the land-locked country's southern plains in order to calculate sea level. Once this is complete, they will scale the mountain and place a GPS receiver on the summit for an hour.

Measuring Mount Everest Due to Start

 on: Feb 4 2018, 01:14 
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British Mount Everest summiteer Edward Buckingham has very kindly taken the time to do an interview for our site.

Edward Buckingham Interview

 on: Feb 1 2018, 20:00 
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I have added a new poll question for the month of February.

Is the decision to ban solo and disabled climbers from Mount Everest a good or bad idea?

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story

Results from last months question

Was the summit of Mount Everest reached in 1924?

Yes by Mallory & Irvine 36%
Yes by Mallory only 10%
Yes by Irvine only 2%
No 52%

 on: Feb 1 2018, 00:37 
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British climber Ed Buckingham has kindly given me his Mount Everest summit photograph to add to the Gallery. Ed reached the summit of the worlds highest mountain on the 21st May 2011.

Ed Buckingham Summit Photograph

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