ON TOP OF THE WORLD
- The Big E. Athans, Peter // Climbing;09/15/99, Issue 188, p78
Describes the different routes in climbing Mount Everest. Obstacles found along the South Col/Southeast Ridge; Difficulty of making a climb in the Southwest Face of Everest; Presence of a rock band at the South Pillar.
- After the Avalanche. Goldberg, Susan // National Geographic;Nov2014, Vol. 226 Issue 5, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including an April 18, 2014 iceberg accident in the Khumbu Icefall of Mount Everest that killed 16 individuals, Sherpa culture on Mount Everest, and the Sherpas' assistance and support offered...
- On Top of the World. Greenberg, Glenn; Goldberg, Andrew // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;01/10/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 13, p2
Reports on the official height of Mount Everest.
- A Woman of Wild and Snowy Places. Magee, Bernice E. // Appleseeds;Oct99, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p15
Recalls Alison Hargreaves' successful climb to the summit of Mount Everest and K2 in 1995.
- The Conquest of Mount Everest. Hillary, Sir Edmund // Cricket;Jun99, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p13
Relates the author's experiences on the last day of his successful climb to the top of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest.
- The siren song of Everest. Breashears, David F. // National Geographic;Sep97, Vol. 192 Issue 3, p124
Considers Mount Everest's grip on the world's imagination and the increasing numbers of people who attempt to reach its summit. The author as a veteran of four ascents to the summit; Everest's symbolization for many people of the ultimate in personal ambition and achievement; Previous tightly...
- Tackling Everest! // Science World;02/23/98, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p12
Explores the easiest way to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Reference to the South Col route; Explanation of the purpose of a base camp; Information on the most dangerous part of the climb, the Khumbu Icefall; Details on the climate at the summit of Everest.
- Reaching New Heights. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/13/99, Vol. 68 Issue 12, following p8
Presents information on some of the highest mountains from around the world, such as the Mount Everest.
- Mount everest tops itself. O'Meara, Stephen James // Odyssey;Dec98, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p2
Reports that Mount Everest has increased in height to 8,848 meters due to the movement of the Indian continental plate. Continental plate's pushing of the Himalayan mountain chain upward at the seam; Measurement of the height through Global Positioning System by American mountain climber Wally...