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Exploring Mount Everest

Photo: Andrew Purdam, Trekker’s classic view from Kala Patthar

Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain, with a peak at 8,848 meters above sea level and the 5th tallest mountain measured from the center of the Earth. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas.

Headlines
Everest through the eyes of a Sherpa: ‘Climbers need to wake up’
Mount Everest: Why the summit can get so crowded
Yes, This Photo from Everest Is Real

Videos

Trouble on the Mountain
http://www.jenpeedom.com/sherpa
Trouble on the mountain

Earlier Headlines
http://www.newstatesman.com/world/asia/2015/12/end-everest-circus-how-sherpas-are-taking-back-their-mountain
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/04/25/massive-avalanche-slams-into-everest-base-camp-following-nepal-earthquake
A push for climbing reform after Sherpa deaths on Everest@bsorlove
Death at 19,000 Feet Sherpas, Fate and the Dangerous Business of Everest
Death and Anger on Everest – Jon Krakauer
Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season
sherpas-consider-boycott-after-everest-disaster (outbounding discussion)
Sherpas threaten to strike – Morning Ireland
Nepal Scrambles to Bring Striking Sherpas Back to Mount Everest@TheWire
Everest Climber: Sherpas Tried to Kill Me
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/30/everest-climbers-sherpa-mob-attack
http://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2013/04/30/everest-2013-the-sherpas-viewpoint
http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68025

Photos
Gyalzen Sherpa from Hillary's 1953 Everest Expedition

Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.apasherpafoundation.org

Communities
Tengboche is a village in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal, located at 3,867 meters. Tengboche has a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains, including the well known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku.
Tengboche, looking towards Mt Everest

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