The highest peak in the world, Mount Everest is located in a small landlocked Country named Nepal. It is bordered by China to the North & India to the South.
Where is the Mount Everest located in, in Nepal?
The home location of the Mount Everest is the Mahalangur Range of the Great Himalayas. It lies exactly on the border line of Nepal & Tibet (27°59′ North Latitude, 86°55′ East Longitude) in the Southern part of Asia.
Neplease called The Mount Everest Sagarmatha सगरमाथा which means “forehead in the sky” and Tibetan call it Chomolungma meaning “mother of the World.
The peak derived its name from the land Surveyor General “Sir George Everest”, who was the first person to locate the exact position of the peak.
Mount Everest’s topographical structure & geographical composition makes it one of the best destination in the world for adventure sports.
How Long Does it take to Climb Mount Everest?
Many people have question how long does it take to climb Mount Everest?
There are two main routes to climb Mount Everest, one is the Southeast ridge from Nepal and the other is North ridge from Tibet. The Southeast ridge route is most frequently used. It takes almost 2 months to complete all the expedition to Mount Everest from the base camp of the mountain.
The base camp 1 is situated at an altitude of around 5,300 metres and sits at the foot of the icefall, which is the first major obstacle to climbers. The integration of body with the thin air and climate of Everest base camp is important to understand before starting the journey.
The other important harbors are Camp 2, Camp 3 and Camp 4, which are known as advanced base camp. After climbing through each harbor, climbers climb back to lower camp for accommodating body. This is the reason why it takes about 2 months to climb the peak.
Most of the climbers begins their journey in March because of warmer temperature and milder winds during mid-day. Climbers aim to be on the summit in the morning, with plenty of daylight left to get down before nightfall.
Everest fascinates both the experience mountaineers as well as other trekkers. Climbing Everest is a vigorous task. The main struggle is to achieve the height because of the altitude sickness, weather and the wind. More than 5,000 people have climbed Everest and 219 have died trying.
Everest Base Camp is the closest viewpoint of the highest peak in the world.
Thousands of travelers come to Nepal for the trekking to the Everest Base Camp. Besides trekking, the Everest region is also open for mountaineering. The number of attempts has been increasing since the first successful expedition to the peak made by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Many other records also has been created by other mountaineers after that.