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 51 
 on: Mar 20 2018, 01:06 
Started by Jedi - Last post by Jedi
A former Gurkha soldier from Canterbury who lost his legs after being blown up in Afghanistan is set to realise a boyhood dream of climbing Everest after an about-turn by the authorities.

Hari Budha Magar to fulfil dream to climb Mount Everest

 52 
 on: Mar 18 2018, 01:25 
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A wheelchair-bound Australian is aiming to become the first paraplegic to reach Everest base camp he will be using a specially designed wheelchair with mountain bike wheels when the trails allow.

Man aims to reach Mount Everest Base Camp in a wheelchair

 53 
 on: Mar 15 2018, 00:40 
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An eight-member team of icefall doctors along with two kitchen staff left for the Mount Everest Base Camp from Namche Bazaar to fix a climbing route up to Camp II in the world’s highest peak.

Icefall doctors on there way to Mount Everest

 54 
 on: Mar 13 2018, 21:13 
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A football freestyler has climbed all the way to Mount Everest's base camp - while doing keepy uppies. John Farnworth took on the challenge to raise money for charity.

Footballer does ‘keepy uppies’ all the way to Mount Everest Base Camp

 55 
 on: Mar 11 2018, 01:30 
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As of the end of the climbing season in 2017, according to the Himalayan Database there has been a total of 288 climbers who have sadly lost their life while on the highest mountain in the world.

How many bodies are on Mount Everest?

 56 
 on: Mar 7 2018, 20:33 
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The Supreme Court today stayed the government’s decision to bar double amputee and visually impaired persons from climbing mountains, allowing them to obtain climbing permits.

Court tells government to allow climbers with disabilities on Everest

 57 
 on: Mar 5 2018, 00:12 
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 “I will aim for the world’s tallest mountain in 2019 to become the youngest girl to reach the top of Mount Everest”.

9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest

 58 
 on: Mar 3 2018, 21:52 
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Every climbing season it draws climbers from all over the world to attempt to reach its summit, for some, they fulfil their dream while others sadly do not.

How many have made it to the top of Mount Everest?

 59 
 on: Mar 1 2018, 20:38 
Started by Jedi - Last post by Jedi
I have added a new poll question for the month of March.

"When do you think Mallory’s watch got broken?"

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story

Results from last months question

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

A Good Idea 49%
A Bad Idea 35%
Not Sure 16%

 60 
 on: Feb 27 2018, 21:39 
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Alex Txikon has abandoned his bid to make the first winter ascent of Mount Everest in 25 years after "lethal weather" forced him to retreat.

Mount Everest Winter climb abandoned

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