Elevation: 8,848 m
Mountain Range: The Himalayas
Countries: Nepal, China
Continent: Asia
More Facts:

  • Highest mountain in the world
  • Highest mountain in Asia
  • Part of the Eight-Thousanders
  • The Death Zone is above 8,000 m; the name comes from the lack of
    oxygen, exhaustion, and harsh weather conditions
  • It takes an average of 10 weeks to reach the summit
  • The climbing season for Everest runs from early April until the end of
  • There have been more than 4000 successful climbers on the history of
    Mount Everest
  • First climbed in May 29 th , 1953 by Edmund Hillary (New Zealand) and
    Tenzing Norgay (Nepal)