Mt Everest

The summit of Asia, 8850 meter above sea level

Was it Hillary or Mallory?....The biggest magnet in the world; even Jon Krakauer couldn't keep them away from this giant. Because 'it's there'?
Soon I will post my pictures and stories here, so please come back and tell me what you think!

Check out the first Dutch expedition to the North side of Everest, live on the web:

Books: these books are the best way to spend your time (besides being on the mountains of course...) 
coverUltimate High, my Everest Odyssey, the amazing story of Goran Kropp who cycled from Sweden to Everest and climbed it solo! Book coverGhosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory & Irvine
by Jochen Hemmleb, Larry A. Johnson, and Eric R. Simonson
Into Thin Air (The illustrated edition, Hardcover)
by Jon Krakauer 

Buy the pocket and keep this great version for the pix!

Into Thin Air (Paperback)
by Jon Krakauer. Buy it, read it to bits and lay back in your chair...
High Exposure
by David Breashears.

Brilliant book by a brilliant photographer and climber. Personal and honest story about the Kloberdanz kid and his passions.

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
by Anatoli Boukreev

The other side of the story by the man who was a hero anyhow.

Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering
by Sherry B. Ortner
The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face through the Killer Storm
by Matt Dickinson
Within Reach: My Everest Story
by Mark Pfetzer and Jack Galvin
Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
by Jim Whittaker
Everest: The Struggle to Reach the Top of the World
by Geoff Tibballs
Trekking in the Everest Region
by Jamie McGuinness
Everest: The West Ridge
by Thomas F. Hornbein
Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving
the Everest Tragedy

by Lene Gammelgaard
Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
by Reinhold Messner
The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
by Reinhold Messner
Eric Shipton: Everest and Beyond
by Peter Steele
Everest: Mountain Without Mercy
by Broughton Coburn
Mount Everest National Park
by Margaret Jefferies
Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant
by Roberto Mantovani