You Want to Climb Mount Everest? Here’s What It Takes

You Want to Climb Mount Everest? Here’s What It Takes
New York Times
Most climb Everest from the Nepal side. From Kathmandu, Nepal’s bustling capital, mountaineers take a short flight to Lukla, then trek about 10 days to Everest Base Camp (17,500 feet). Most will spend weeks there in the spring, acclimating to the altitude with rest and day hikes, waiting for the route to …

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