The Hillary Step.
Mount Everest,also known inNepal as Sagarmāthāand inTibetasChomolungma, isEarth'shighest mountain. It is located in theMahalangursection of theHimalayas. Its peak is 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea leveland is the5th furthest summit from the center of Earth.
The international border betweenChina and Nepal runs across the precise summit point.
Climbing First ascent 29 May 1953Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay(First winter ascent 1980Leszek CichyandKrzysztof WielickiEasiest routeSouth Col(Nepal) #mountEverest #nepal #mountain