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Mount Everest: The Colossal Climb

Mount Everest is one of the Himalayas' tallest mountains in the world and lies in the continent of Asia.

Mount Everest measures 29,000 feet and lies between Tibet which is in the region of China, and in Nepal. At about 14,000 feet, there are valleys full of villages and Sherpa villagers that form the community.

When climbing Everest, you will encounter all types of hazardous conditions! For example, avalanches, and large tumbling piles of snow, can be very deadly. Additionally, some challenges include thin air and strong freezing winds, you could also slip on some huge layers of ice called glaciers.

Everest is a big challenge for climbers due to the dangerous conditions of the mountain. Mountaineers find it the toughest mountain to climb. However, in 1953, New Zealand mountaineer Edmund Hillary, Nepalese Sherpa Guide, and Tibetan mountaineer Tenzing Norgay were the first people to climb Mount Everest.

Mount Everest will always be the most iconic mountain in the world due to its height.

[Source: kids.britannica.com]

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