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  1. In 1996 during an SAS training exercise 21 year old Bear Grylls broke his back after falling from 16,000 feet due to a torn parachute. His surgeon said it was questionable whether he would ever walk again. 2 years later he climbed Mt. Everest

  2. About 2 guys, who, without proper permits, equipment and no food and money, climbed Mt. Everest, and then paraglided and kayaked into the Indian Ocean in one trip

  3. Neil Armstrong went to the North Pole with Sir Edmund Hillary (first to climb Mt Everest) and other prominent explorers. He said that he was curious to see it from the ground, since he'd only seen it from space.

  4. The summit of Mt. Everest has just become another "tourist spot" for the rich and you can go despite having no prior mountain climbing experience

  5. In 1996, Bear Grylls broke his back after falling 16'000ft when his parachute ripped. Two years later he climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest.

  6. There's an area on Mt. Everest called “Rainbow Valley”, named for the multicolored down jackets and climbing gear attached to the numerous corpses littered along the hillside.

  7. Arunima Sinha, an Indian national (now, ex) volleyball player. She was pushed out from a moving train by thieves. Immediately, a train coming in from a parallel track crushed her leg, forcing it to be amputated later on. Today, she is the first female amputee to climb Mt. Everest.

  8. Mt. Massive and Mt. Elbert in Colorado are so close to each other in height that their supporters started competing with each other, with Mt. Massive supporters piling stones on the summit to increase its height, and Mt. Elbert supporters climbing the mountain to knock them back down.

  9. K2, with a 25% death rate, is more dangerous to climb than Mt. Everest, where only about 3% of climbers are killed.

  10. A vegan tried to prove "vegans can do anything" by climbing Mt. Everest actually died climbing Mt. Everest.

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About green boots, a man who died during his climbing of Mt. Everest, his body is now used as a land mark to gauge how far from the summit climbers are

In 1933, the British explorer Frank Smythe attempted to climb Mt. Everest alone. As the time passed, due to isolation he became so convinced that someone else was accompanying him on his climb that he offered a piece of cake to his invisible climbing partner.

Fewer people have run a sub-four-minute mile than have climbed Mt. Everest

Two British explorers once climbed a mountain in Australia and were so underwhelmed by the view from the top, they named it Mt. Disappointment.

The fastest time to climb Mt Everest is 8 hours and 10 minutes, by Pemba Dorje Sherpa

Wim "Iceman" Hof climbed most of Mt. Everest, Kilimanjaro, completed a full marathon above the arctic circle in Finland, dressed in nothing but shorts.

While over 4,000 people have attempted to climb Mt. Everest, only 660 people have been successful and 142 people have died trying and 120 are still buried on the mountain. The usual cause of death is being buried by an avalanche where millions of tons of snow fall down off the mountain slope.

Mt. Everest is always covered in snow and ice. Many successful climbs to the summit happen in May. This is because the weather conditions are more favorable.

In 1933 Englishman Maurice Wilson decided to buy a plane and fly to India to undertake the first solo climb of the unconquered Mt. Everest-without any previous knowledge of flying or mountaineering. With luck and sheer determination he made it high onto Everest before freezing to death.

There was a movement in the 1970s to make Mt Massive the highest point in Colorado by stacking rocks upon the summit. Rival groups would periodically climb up and knock down the tower to preserve Mt Elbert as the Colorado high point.

An Irish teacher climbed a 2,365 ft mountain and walked the equivalent of nine marathons with a Washing Machine on his back, and plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro with the Washing Machine to raise funds for Mental Health Services.

Charlotte Fox nearly died on Mt. Everest in the "Into Thin Air" blizzard. Her boyfriend had died a few years earlier while ice climbing. She then married a man who would later die while paragliding.

It takes 2 months for the human body to adapt to climbing Mt. Everest because of the air getting so thin with increasing altitude (height).

The oldest person to climb Mt. Everest was 80-year-old Japanese man Yuichiro Miura, while the youngest was American Jordan Romero at age 13 in 2010.

The four tallest mountains in the world (Mt Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, and Lhotse) were climbed in descending height order in 1953, 1954, 1955, and 1956.

A permit to climb Mt. Everest costs $11,000.

A man who lost his legs at the age of five from a genetic disorder climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro on his hands and in his wheelchair while raising funds for charity

A man with no legs named Spencer West climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro on his hands

Wim Hof climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Everest (22,000 feet) wearing shorts. He also ran a full marathon above the Arctic Circle wearing nothing but shorts.

the Annapurna Massif, and not Mt Everest, is the deadliest mountain to climb, with the highest fatality rate.

George Mallory was last seen climbing upwards 800 feet from the summit of Mt. Everest in 1924. 75 years later, his body was found, and no one is entirely sure whether or not he reached the summit.

The Youngest Person to Ever Climb Mt. Everest Was Only 13 Years Old

The treadmill was originally invented as a torture device for prisoners, who were forced to climb up to 14,000 ft (roughly half of Mt. Everest) a day.

Robert Kennedy: failed the third grade, smashed a beer bottle over some dude's head in a bar fight, owned a sea lion, and was the first person to climb Mt. Kennedy.

The cost to climb Mt. Everest is at least $35,000 (not including prices of gear, travelling, and phone bill spikes)