Mountain and Rock Climbing

Parent Category: Sports
The history of mountaineering and rock climbing from the first explorations of the Alps to the conquest of Everest, including the siege tactics used on the Big Faces and the Big Rock and Ice Climbs of America's National Parks. The successes, failures and tragedies of this dangerous but exciting sport/pursuit.
Around 270 people climb Mt. Ararat every year.
At the summit of Mount Everest is 33% that of sea level
Please restate your question using different words.In its current form it is unanswerable.
You can't make a proper cup of cup of tea on Mount Everest becausethe atmospheric pressure level is low (reducing water'sboiling-point) and it's freezing up on Everest!
France, as it has one of the tallest cliffs in all of Europe
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You have high winds against you and you have to be supplied withlimited amounts of oxygen.
The first recorded European attempt on the summit was made by the Irishman Rev. William S. Green and the Swiss hotelier Emil Boss and the Swiss mountain guide Ulrich Kaufmann on 2 March 1882 via the Tasman and Linda Glaciers
Because it was important to them
1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 people
yes they climbed it 1 week after robs birthday.
Probably like skateboarding,bike riding,basketball,skydiving,skining,and more ,i guess >You could play any sport you can , if you smoke . Your performance will be cut way down due to not being able breath as well, or a lower oxygen intake just for starters. yeah sure you can...just...
He climbed mt Everest with a guide called Tenzing Norgay.
The snow that is on Mount Everest has fallen from the sky.
one is a campton, used to secure ropes
Around 5,000 people from all over the world have reached the summit of Mount Everest to date.
The first recorded ascent of Aconcagua was 1897 by Matthias Zurbriggen
Mount Ararat is 5,137m or 16,854ft tall
No it is not in New Zealand. Mount Everest can be found on the border of Nepal and Tibet in the Himalayan mountains.
well you are harnessed in so if you fall usually it brings you down slowly but if it is manual then you just have to trust the person to catch you... but you can't really "fall" off a climbing wall
mount eversts peak is aproxtmatly is 8,861.32927485 meters (29,085.2348274987892749 feet) exactly.
Standing at 29.028ft or 8.848m high Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world
New Zealand philanthropist, mountaineer, and explorer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (KG, ONZ, KBE) , along with his Nepalese Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay were the first to ever have been confirmed as having reached the summit, on the 29th of May in 1953. Coincidentally, Sir Edmund was the...
The first to reach the summit of Mount Everest without artificial oxygen were Reinhold Messner and Peter Habler on the 8th May 1978.
On 15 May 2006, after forty days of climbing, Mark Inglis became the first ever double amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Mount Everest stands at 8.848m high
If you made the tea on top mt Everest the water used would have boiled at a lower temperature! Which would effect the taste of the tea and what molecules are extracted "The best temperature for brewing tea depends on its type. Teas that have little or no oxidation period, such as a green or white...
Sir Edmund Hillary was born in 1919 and grew up in Auckland, New Zealand
To reach the summit of Mount Everest can take anywhere between 4 to 8 weeks. You have to allow time for your body to acclimatize to the high altitude, then you must wait for the right weather window to allow you to climb to the summit and back safely.
Wanda Rutkiewicz was 43 years old when she climbed K2. She reached the top at 10:15 A.M. on the 23rd of June 1986. She was part of an expedition led by Lilliane and Maurice Barrard both of whom lost their lives on the descent after having topped out with Wanda bringing to 13 the number of climbers...
Mount Everest can be found on the border of Nepal and Tibet in the Himalayan mountains
Before the 1990's climbing on Mount Everest was done to explore new routes and for the adventure. Since the 1990's you can now pay to join a team that will help you get to the summit ande back. Many people think this is a bad thing but it brings much needed money to the poor areas of Everest.
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, they did so on the 29th May 1953
The amount of time needed to climb Mount Everest is usually around 60 days.
When Edmund Hillary left school he studied mathematics and science at the University of Auckland.
Edmund Hillary was the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 followed by Tenzing Norgay.
Hans Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller and the local called Lauwo
Most climbers who reach the summit of Mount Everest do not stay for very long, they know they still have a long way to go before getting back down to safety. But, Bhakta Kumar Rai from Nepal spent 32 hours on top of Mount Everest. He reached the top at 5:30am on May 20th 2011 and stayed there...
20 July 1919 Auckland, New Zealand
During the summer when there is no one climbing on Mount Everest the local people usually tend to there farm animals and vegetables.
There are certain types but usually they are special ones. They aregrippy underneath and very tight.
on the north face of Everest it is the most easiest and most traveled route to the summit. many of Everest's climbers are just beginners.
For anyone with a reasonable normal anatomy - yes.
Mount Everest is 8844 meters high.
Nobody gets weighed to climb. Almost anyone who can pull their weight can climb. Basically, the ropes used are strong enough to hold your weight if you can hold your weight. Obviously if one is too heavy to lift themselves; they won't be doing much climbing. There is always bouldering, which almost...
It is not known who was the very first to make an attempt to climb Mt Everest.
It's too cold. And at that altitude there isn't enough oxygen/carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for some plants to survive.
He climbed Mt Everest 16 times and on his 17th time he succeeded.
On the 16th 1975 May Junko Tabei from Japan became the first woman to reach the summit of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
If they are easily recoverable a party will retrieve the remains. If dangerous they remain where they are.
Today in 2013 it is more like 5,000 people have reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Kenton Cool from England UK has climbed Mount Everest 11 times as of 2013.
The mariana trench is greater by almost 6500 feet 29k to 35k
Ming Kipa (born 1988) is a Nepalese Sherpa girl who holds the record as the youngest person to climb Mount Everest. She reached the summit on May 24, 2003 when she was 15 years old.
Kind of an open ended question, I guess. It's relative to previous experience, more than anything. If you've not done any mountaineering previously, it'll be the hardest thing you'll ever do. If you have moderate experience, it'll be a challenge. If you walk over it every day, it'll be a breeze.
Around 3 weeks depending on how well weather conditions and other factors go.
Maniac lays down whioe trying to figure out how to untie the knots.
About 3 million people visit it a year. But lots of 2 million attempt it a year.
Being the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest would be Edmund Hillary's best achievement.
Edmund Hillary married twice, his wives were: Louise Mary Rose married in 1953 untill 1975 (she was killed in a plane crash) June Mulgrew married in 1989 until Edmund died in 2008
The peak ranges from -100 to -15 degrees Fahrenheit
K2 Incense, or "spice", has become extremely popular as a form of legal, synthetic marijuana. What does this product consist of, and is it safe?. According to the official K2 site , K2 is a natural incense composed of natural herbs such as "canavalia rosea, clematis nuciferia, heima salicfolia, and...
It was Friday the 29th May 1953 at 11.30 in the morning when Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest.
It is impossible. Too rocky and too high. Too steep as well.
The second Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest was Santosh Yadav, she did so on the 12 th May 1992.
To climb mount Everest you need to have extra oxygen, towel, food, water, wipes, etc...
These mountains are not the most climbed in the world. There are many mountains, big and small that are climbed a lot more times.