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The mountain with the world's highest peak, located on the border with Nepal and Tibet.

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Mount Everest: Lhotse to Base Camp Instead of Summit?

According to this Youtube video, at 7:56, the narrator mentioned that after reaching Lhotse at 27,940 feet, climbers would hike back down to Base Camp (at 17,400 feet). If the climbers are already ...
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Is there border control on Mt. Everest?

The international border between Nepal and Chinese-controlled Tibet runs through Mount Everest, which is reportedly getting crowded due to the large number of climbers (who mainly ascend the Nepali ...
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Viewing Mount Everest in the shortest possible time

I have only three days to stay in Nepal and I want to see Mount Everest from as close as I can. In this short time frame how can I do it?
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Cost difference of Trekking solo vs with a group to EBC [closed]

I am planning for an Everest Base Camp trek this October, and have researched on the costs of going with a tour operator which ranges anywhere between $1000 to $5000+ for anywhere between 10-20 days. ...
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What are the mountains visible in these photos?

My friend claims that Mt. Everest is visible in these pictures Is it possible to distinguish which one is Mt. Everest, or if it is visible in any one of them? (Note: the original picture looks ...
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Mount Everest climb cost and total time

I am from Bangladesh. How can I climb Mount Everest, for a reasonable price? How much does it cost to climb Mount Everest? And how much time does this campaign usually take?
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Why do Nepalese authorities care about Everest climb fairness?

Following this news piece. Nepal said on Tuesday it was investigating whether a Chinese woman, this season's sole climber of Mount Everest from the Nepalese side, used a helicopter to reach a ...
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Mount Everest without the crowd

I'm looking to trek to Base camp Mount Everest in the next year, I'm just wondering what the best time of the year would be to avoid the huge crowds I keep hearing about. I don't care if its ...
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Is it possible to fly near/over Mount Everest?

There is already a question about getting to the top of Mount Everest without hiking too far but what I want is a little bit different. I am looking for a flight (regular or tourist ). I don't want to ...
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Is there a way to get to the top of Mount Everest without hiking too far?

The title says it all, really. Are there possibilities using helicopters for example? What are the prices? Any experiences?
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Everest Base Camp Hiking

What is the difficulty level and how much would that cost for Everest Base camp hiking? As for me, I'm pretty fit and do regular sport. Also, please tell me the best time of the year to do that.
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What is the actual price of hiring a porter for Everest base camp?

I know hiring a guide/porter is not required for the Everest Case Camp hike, but I think it is a good way to add something to the local economy. I am considering getting hiring a porter for this hike. ...