Mt. Everest is the highest geographic location on earth at 8848 meters (29028 feet) also popularly known as the roof of the world. Being the highest mountain, the Nepali name Sagarmatha means the forehead of the sky and the Tibetan name Chomolungma means the Goddess mother of mountains. This world’s highest peak was first officially measured in 1956 during the Great Trigonometry Survey of British India government and then known as Peak XV certified with the height of 8840m.
Mt Everest climbing has been the biggest of the all climbs. The mountain receives hundreds of summit attempts every year. It can be climbed both from the southern side of Nepal and northern side of Tibet. Mt. Everest was first summited in 1953 by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary via the South Col. Climbing Mt. Everest is certainly a unique and once in a lifetime opportunity.