SUMMITS & PROGRAMS
Everest (8,848mt) Nepal.
Mount Everest is the highest mountain on earth at 8,848mt (29,029ft) and it is located in the Himalayas, marking the border between Nepal and Tibet. It is called Sagamartha in Nepalese ("the Head in the Great Blue Sky") and Chomolungma in Tibetan ("Holy Mother?). It was first summited in 1953.
The most memorable quotes about climbing Everest:
"I climbed Everest so that my children wouldn't have to." - Jamling Norgay
"Strong motivation is the most important factor in getting you to the top." - Edmund Hillary
"Because it is there." - George Mallory, answering to the question: 'Why do you want to climb Mt. Everest?'"
Supported Organization: Nepal Youth Foundation
The Nepal Youth Foundation provides children in Nepal with education, housing, medical care and support. The Nepal Youth Foundation offers hope and opportunity to Nepal's most impoverished children by providing them what is every child's birthright: vital healthcare, education and a safe environment.