Mount Everest Day 2023: Know all about history and first ascent of Everest by mountaineers Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary
In the 1920s, the British started making attempts to conquer Everest. While previous expeditions got very near to the summit, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary didn't make it to the top until the ninth trip.
Mount Everest Day 2023: Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world stands at an elevation of 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet) in the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet.
Mount Everest Day 2023: Date
Every year, Mount Everest Day is celebrated on 29 May.
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Mount Everest Day 2023: History
In the 1920s, the British started making attempts to conquer Everest. While previous expeditions got very near to the summit, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary didn't make it to the top until the ninth trip. The Joint Himalayan Committee arranged and funded the trip, which was led by John Hunt. On May 29, 1953—Tenzing Norgay's birthday—Edmund Hillary and he scaled the peak of Mount Everest. A major accomplishment in the realm of climbing, Hillary and Norgay's ascent of Mount Everest also created new opportunities for upcoming expeditions.
Mount Everest Day 2023: Significance
The occasion of Mount Everest Day is ideal for honouring the climbers and the natural beauty of Mount Everest. Many climbers desire to reach the peak of Mount Everest, which draws climbers from all over the world. The largest peak in the world, Mount Everest, is something that many people want to climb, but few succeed since the hazards are so great.
Mount Everest Day 2023: About Tenzing Norgay & Edmund Hillary
Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Nepal's Tenzing Norgay were the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The two men reached the summit by late morning on May 29, 1953. After spending about 15 minutes on the peak, they began their descent.
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