Together with the BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite receivers, 3D interactive virtual reality, an airborne gravimeter, snow-depth radar and other instruments, it will measure the exact height of Everest.
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A group of eight researchers from China just summited the mountain with the sole mission of getting the most accurate measurement to date of the world’s tallest peak
Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. John Oliver explains why.
A huge queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers reported two more deaths on the world’s highest mountain.
South Africa’s Saray Khumalo has reached the top of the world, becoming the first black African woman to summit Mount Everest.
Raw and Unfiltered. The final climb on Mt. Everest. Experience what climbers endure on their final push to the top of the world.
Sibusiso Vilane recently reached the “death zone” at 8,000m on the Everest without oxygen before being forced to descend, or die.
A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury $100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest’s summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company said on Saturday.
The 8th of May marked the 40th anniversary of the Italian Reinhold Messner and the Austrian Peter Habeler’s first ascent of Everest without the aid of supplementary oxygen.
Hari Budha Magar, 38, had been training hard in hopes of becoming the first above-the-knee double amputee to scale Mount Everest until his plans were scuppered by the law introduced in December.