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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
Andrew Comyn "Sandy" Irvine (8 April 19028 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest (8,848 m) mountain, Mount Everest.
Òscar Cadiach i Puig (born 1952 in Barcelona) is a Spanish mountain climber.
The Battle of Chamdo occurred from 6 through 19 October 1950.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
China Radio International (CRI) is a state-owned international radio broadcaster of the People's Republic of China.
Conrad Anker (born November 27, 1962) is an American rock climber, mountaineer, and author.
David Sharp (15 February 1972 – 15 May 2006) was an English mountaineer who died near the summit of Mount Everest.
Francys Arsentiev (January 18, 1958 – May 24, 1998) became the first woman from the United States to reach the summit of Mount Everest without the aid of bottled oxygen, on May 22, 1998.
Free climbing is a form of rock climbing in which the climber may use climbing equipment such as ropes and other means of climbing protection, but only to protect against injury during falls and not to assist progress.
Free solo climbing, also known as Soloing, is a form of free climbing and solo climbing where the climber (or free soloist) performs alone and without using any ropes, harnesses or other protective equipment, relying entirely on his or her ability instead.
George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest, in the early 1920s.
This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering.
Gongbu, also known as Konbu, Gonbu, or Gonpa (born 1933), was the 8th person and first Tibetan to summit Mount Everest.
Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified corpse of a climber that became a landmark on the main Northeast ridge route of Mount Everest.
The Hillary Step is, or possibly was, a nearly vertical rock face with a height of around located high on Mount Everest at approximately above sea level.
Leo Houlding FRSGS (born 28 July 1980) is a British rock climber.
Liu Lianman (December 1933 – 27 April 2016) was a Chinese mountain climber known as the "human ladder of the Mount Everest".
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
A normal route or normal way (Voie Normale; Normalweg) is the most frequently used route for ascending and descending a mountain peak.
Tsewang Paljor (10 April 1968 – 10 May 1996) was a member of the first Indian team to reach the summit of Mount Everest from the North Col.
Wang Fuzhou (1935 – 18 July 2015) was a Chinese mountain climber, born in Xihua County, Henan.
The Yosemite Decimal System (YDS) is a three-part system used for rating the difficulty of walks, hikes, and climbs, primarily used by mountaineers in the United States and Canada.
The 1921 British Mount Everest reconnaissance expedition set off to explore how it might be possible to get to the vicinity of Mount Everest, to reconnoitre possible routes for ascending the mountain, and – if possible – make the first ascent of the highest mountain in the world.
The 1922 British Mount Everest expedition was the first mountaineering expedition with the express aim of making the first ascent of Mount Everest.
The 1924 British Mount Everest expedition was—after the 1922 British Mount Everest expedition—the second expedition with the goal of achieving the first ascent of Mount Everest.
The 1933 British Mount Everest expedition was, after the reconnaissance expedition of 1921, and the 1922 and 1924 expeditions, the fourth British expedition to Mount Everest and the third with the intention of making the first ascent.
The 1996 Mount Everest disaster occurred on 10–11 May 1996, when eight people caught in a blizzard died on Mount Everest during attempts to descend from the summit.